Ahead of her latest bantamweight title defense, Ronda Rousey is doing media in Las Vegas. In the midst of her busy week, Ariel Helwani found time to ask about a few pro wrestling angles, namely CM Punk (because of course you ask about CM Punk) and what Rousey's future may hold in regards to WWE.
On CM Punk leaving and whether or not she'll try to convince him to return:
"No one can make you have passion for something if you don't. I felt that way about judo. It was over. I was over it, and I didn't want to do it anymore, regardless of how good I was at it. I didn't want to be there. So if he wants to come back and find some passion again, I would love to see that. But if it's time for him to move on in his life, then he has 100-percent of my support in that as well."
On her Instagram videos where she appears to be doing pro wrestling matches and the possibility of showing up in WWE in the future:
"Mostly I was just... It's so similar to planning out fight scenes. So I was just kind of like messing around and thinking about cool moves to do in fight scenes. I really think of WWE as like the purest form of stunts, kind of like in movies they say the purest form of acting is theater because it's live and it's all in one shot. I feel like WWE is the same thing for stunt work. I just kind of try to borrow from them a little bit and maybe I can steal some of their stunt work and throw it in a movie. If an opportunity comes up to show up and be a guest host or whatever, that would be pretty cool. I don't know (about one match), I gotta beat Alexis (Davis), let's just get through that."
As she stated, she's got an MMA fight to worry about at UFC 175 tomorrow night in Las Vegas. After, she's said she will take a vacation, which could mean simply disappearing for a while or it could mean entertaining the idea of WWE bringing her in for an appearance at SummerSlam as rumors have suggested the company wants to do.