Ronda Rousey coach on Holly Holm: ‘Why do you bash this young lady?’

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One coach working with UFC women’s bantamweight champion [autotag]Ronda Rousey[/autotag] said upcoming opponent Holly Holm has received unfair criticism following the recent title-fight announcement.

On Friday Rousey (12-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) announced on “Good Morning America” that she’ll fight [autotag]Holly Holm[/autotag] (9-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) – not [autotag]Miesha Tate[/autotag] (17-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC), as originally planned – in her next title defense, which comes at UFC 195.

The bout, which takes place Jan. 2 and airs on pay-per-view from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, came as a surprise to many fans. It especially came as a surprise to Tate, who wasn’t told about the change of plans prior to Rousey’s announcement.

However, Mike Dolce, who calls himself a weight-management coach for Rousey and other UFC fighters, said Holm has taken an unneeded thrashing from fans. The challenger, who’s undefeated in nine MMA fights and won 35 of her…

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