Been there: Silva sends Rousey emotional note

Few people understand the pain Ronda Rousey feels after her loss at UFC 193 against Holly Holm.

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is one of those, though, and he wants Rousey to know it's not all over.

Silva took to social media after the fight to send well wishes to the former women's bantamweight champion and offer some encouraging words.


RONDA ROUSEY Our biggest glory doesnt lives in the fact of never fall down, But In the fact of we always stand up after each fall. With determination, You will over come this bad time. I know very well how It is. You are a great athlet and transcend the MMA world. My kids love You. So, dont forget: To fall Makes us strongerTo stand up. You deserve the best of this world. Nobody is forever. All of us lost And To lose make us stronger. So, I wish You peace And lots of patience. Hold this experience with inteligence And dont blame yourself. You had a big lesson Of this Sport. With class You will transform this hapeness In something better To your Personal And professional life, because the world was made for people like You, a winner. Stand up your head, girl. You are a great champion of life And a inpiration for all world. Dont forget, we Love You! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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Silva was in a similar position to Rousey back in July 2013 when he lost to Chris Weidman at UFC 162, snapping his 10-fight title defense reign. For her part, Rousey's grip on the title lasted six fights until this weekend's loss to Holm.

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