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Last woman to defeat UFC 193's Ronda Rousey would really love to punch 'Rowdy'

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Ronda Rousey has yet to taste defeat in her mixed martial arts (MMA) career, leaving behind a trail of destruction en route to racking up a mint 12-0 (6-0 UFC) record.

That said, the women's Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight champion does have a loss that haunts her to this day, which came during the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing, China.

That defeat was handed to her by Edith Bosch, the Netherlands judo player who stopped "Rowdy's" path to the gold by taking her out in the quarterfinals.

"I had short hair, I was looking brutal," Bosch said in an interview with MMA Junkie. "My attitude and my mindset was, ‘You are in my way, I am going to kill you, because I want to get a medal.' "

Bosch went on to get a silver medal, while Rousey fought her way back up to claim the bronze.

According to Bosch, Ronda wasn't the most popular kid among her fellow judokas in Beijing, as her loud and brash personality didn't exactly sit well with them.

"Everything starts with the weigh in," Bosch said. "Everybody is always silent and quiet because a lot of people have to lose weight. When she got into the weigh-in room she was ... talking loud and all busy, and wearing pajamas. I always looked at her and I wondered, ‘Okay, for her (the fight) already starts here.'"

"On the mat she is a bitch," Bosch continued. "But you have to be. I was a bitch, too. We didn't talk. She seemed like a nice girl."

But as Rousey revealed in her book, "My Fight, Your Fight," Bosch wasn't so nice, claiming that she punched her a few times during their match and dislocated her elbow with illegal moves in a previous showdown.

The punches were perhaps payback after Ronda defeated Bosch two times prior to the Olympics. Still, Edith dismisses the claims of dirty tactics and says she wouldn't mind having a future sit down with Ronda to talk about their past rivalry with a nice cup of coffee.

As far as rekindling their feud in the world of MMA, that won't happen anytime soon, as Edith says she has no plans on stepping inside a cage to let her fists fly at the age of 35.

But that doesn't mean she hasn't thought about it.

"I thought about it a couple of times," Bosch said. "Of course you are wondering what would happen if I picked up MMA as well and we were in a cage and really got it on."

In fact, the urge to punch the face of the women's MMA champ is strong with Bosch. "I would really love to punch her though," she concluded.

Nothing like a cup of Joe (and a smack) to clear the air.

Rousey will next take on Holly Holm at this weekend's (Sat., Nov. 14, 2015) historic UFC 193 pay-per-view (PPV) event, which is set to pop off inside the massive Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia.

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