Losing something you have earned is tough, but that's exactly what happened to Holly Holm last Saturday, when she failed to defend the UFC Bantamweight championship title she took from Ronda Rousey last November.
Holm took on Miesha Tate in the octagon and lost on a rear naked choke in the final round. After a loss, fighters normally need time to recover and get back mentally and physically, but Holm is already back in the gym training.
Showing the class of a true champion, Holm took to Instagram only two days after the fight to congratulate Tate, say how she plans to improve, and ask for a rematch. That's what good sportsmanship is all about!
Also really impressive: the post Diego Sanchez put on his Instagram yesterday. It's a picture of Holm working on her submission defense, the same move she lost by. Talk about determination!
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