Ronda Rousey needed to be consoled after UFC 207 face-off with Amanda Nunes

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Despite their fight still being over a month away, Ronda Rousey and Amanda Nunes went face-to-face at the UFC 205 weigh-ins to promote their upcoming fight.

The two fighters will share the octagon at UFC 207 next month, with the UFC Bantamweight Championship on the line, but controversy has already begun due to what happened at the weigh-in.

Rousey and Nunes were both booked for the event, and after squaring off, that was supposed to be it. However, that's not how it went down.


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After the two finished their staredown, they turned to the crowd and posed for a brief moment, before a producer came onto the stage and started asking Nunes a question.

This didn't go down well with Rousey and she quickly stormed off the stage, despite the best efforts of UFC president Dana White, who tried to keep her on stage.

White has recently admitted that a mistake was made by the produced as neither Rousey or Nunes was supposed to talk, and when the champion was asked a question, that made Rousey walk off.

"My production guy screwed that up," White said.

"It made Ronda look bad again – like she just stormed off. They were not supposed to do an interview. They were supposed to go out there and square off, and they were both supposed to walk away."

Rousey made her feelings clear on stage by walking off, but things got a lot worse backstage.

According to MMA analyst Robin Black of The Fight Network, Rousey was "very upset" after the face-to-face and needed to be consoled for what happened.

Those reports have also been backed up by Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer.

A simple mistake made by a producer, but it clearly had a big impact on Rousey.

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