Firas Zahabi is the head coach at Tristar Gym, so he knows a thing or two about technique. He recently broke down the Rousey-Holm fight and what went wrong for the former champ. In essence, Zahabi mentions that Holm controlled Rousey in the clinch. Holm was prepared for Rousey’s favored moves and tendencies throughout the match.
Since Rousey couldn’t get Holm to the ground, Holm had the advantage with control and strikes. From there, everyone knows what happened, and that kick to Rousey’s neck will forever haunt people’s dreams. The Ronda Rousey vs Holly Holm – Post Fight Analysis – Coach Firas Zahabi is worth a listen.