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Dana White: No Ronda Rousey at UFC 200

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The UFC president tells Kevin Iole that because of a delay in the shooting of Roadhouse, the women's star has asked for more time off before returning to the Octagon.

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Fans who have been eagerly awaiting a rematch between superstar Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm, the woman who knocked her out, will have to wait even longer according to Dana White. The UFC president told Kevin Iole of Yahoo! that due to a delay in the filming of "Roadhouse", Rousey won't be ready to fight in time for UFC 200 this summer.

"The filming of the movie got pushed back," White said. "She could do both, but the question is, should she do both? She could do both, but why should she? The filming is in a time frame where she'd finish before 200, but it would be cutting it too close."

"The way I look at this one is, Ronda has worked her ass off for us for the last three years," White said. "She's been fighting, promoting and building the sport. If anyone deserves the time off, it's her. The night [of UFC 193] Holly said she'd do the rematch and that Ronda deserved it and everything else. So we were holding it for her if she wanted to do it," White said.

In the meantime, Holm is scheduled to face Miesha Tate at UFC 197.