Ronda Rousey, Holly Holm

While hosting Saturday Night Live last week, Ronda Rousey said Holly Holm "deserved to win" their title fight late last year.

SNL is one of many things Rousey has going on during her hiatus from the UFC, so fighting -- at least temporarily -- is on the back-burner. She hasn't re-watched the fight yet, and according to her coach, it's possible she never will.

In an interview with ESPN, Edmond Tarverdyan said it's all a matter of whether or not it's relevant to watch the fight.

"It's not about wanting to watch, it's about whether or not the timing is right or if it's even necessary," he said.

"I know Ronda very well. She doesn't need to watch that fight. The fight is over. It's about what we're doing now. It's my job to watch the footage and I'm dedicating everything I have to Ronda's rematch with Holly."

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

Rousey steals the spotlight when she puts the clamps on Stephanie McMahon at WrestleMania 31.

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

Rousey connects with fans in Brazil.

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

Rousey speaks on a sports panel at SXSW in Austin.

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

Mario Lopez welcomes Rousey to the set of 'Extra' at Universal Studios

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

Rousey waves to fans at Univesal CityWalk.

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

Rousey appears at a promotional event with Reebok and UFC.

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

Hip hop artist Swizz Beatz poses with Rousey.

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

Rousey draws a crowd in Hollywood.

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

Rousey attends a special screening of "The Expendables 3" in Macao.

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger flank Rousey at The Venetian Macao.

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

Rousey attends the Los Angeles premiere of "The Expendables 3" at the TCL Chinese Theatre.

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

"The Expendables 3" is Rousey's first acting credit.

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

Rousey shares a laugh with Joe Rogan after weighing in before UFC 175.

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

Rousey joins the cast of "The Expendables 3" at the Cannes Film Festival.

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

Rousey attends the Cannes premiere of "The Expendables 3" with Antonio Banderas, Sylvester Stallone, Mel Gibson and Wesley Snipes.

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

Rousey works a scene on location in Beverly Hills with Jerry Ferrara for the "Entoutage" movie.

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

Rousey takes time to pose with a fan at LAX airport.

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

Rousey poses during a UFC portrait session in December 2013.

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

Rousey has an exchange with Jimmy Kimmel.

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

Rousey is featured in the 2012 edition of ESPN The Magazine's annual body issue.

 

Ronda Rousey: Outside The Octagon

Rousey wins a bronze medal in judo at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. She is the first American woman to earn an Olympic medal in judo.

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Tarverdyan also placed blame for Rousey's loss on himself. He expressed regret for building a fight strategy that put Rousey at a disadvantage.

"Our job wasn't to prove she’s a better boxer, which I [still] believe Ronda could box with anybody in the world," he told ESPN.

Those comments put together suggest that Rousey's rematch with Holm will have a much different look. Instead of trying to beat her standing up, Rousey may lean more into her judo background and bring the fight to the ground.

If that's the case, it makes sense why video of their first fight may not be useful -- if the strategy is completely changed, there's little to learn from the first matchup.

Tarverdyan said he wants four months of training from the conclusion of Rousey filming the "Road House" remake, and that a variety of fight consultants may be brought in to make sure her strategy and fighting condition is at its best.

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