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Ronda Rousey 'really f*cking sad' after loss to Holly Holm, but remaining optimistic

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Ronda Rousey has spoken.

The now former UFC women's bantamweight champion gave her first post-loss interview to ESPN The Magazine recently and People published a sneak peek Monday.

In the interview with ESPN's Ramona Shelburne (as transcribed by People), Rousey said she was "really f*cking sad" about the knockout loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193 on Nov. 14 in Australia. The full article will be on newsstands Tuesday.

"It might be three to six months before I can eat an apple, let alone take an impact," Rousey said.

Still, Rousey seems to be optimistic about her return to the Octagon. Her plans of MMA greatness, Hollywood success and more have not been altered by the setback. Rousey was a dominant champion until the loss to Holm and the most well-known MMA fighter on the planet.

"Maybe I can't do it all before my prime, before my body is done," Rousey said. "But f*ck it, maybe I can."