It looks like CM Punk isn't going to be the only one delayed for an Octagon appearance in 2016.
Prior to her upset loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193 in Nov. 2015, Ronda Rousey declared that win, lose or draw, she'd be stepping out of the mixed martial arts (MMA) spotlight to focus on her Hollywood endeavors. Now, it seems fight fans won't see "Rowdy" in action until late 2016.
That's because Rousey revealed that the filming start date for her upcoming lead role in the "Road House" remake -- which was supposed to begin this month -- has been pushed back until May of this year.
"Hopefully we'll start around May. We'll see," Rousey said when speaking to Jimmy Fallon on "The Tonight Show" via FOX Sports.
Her commitment to the film was the reason Rousey was unable to accept an instant rematch with Holm this July at UFC 200. Now, it seems Rousey's Octagon return may have to wait a bit longer because she is determined to stick to her word of fulfilling her acting duties.
"I promised that I would film 'Road House' after the last fight," Rousey said. "I made a promise and that's it. My word means something so I'm going to go film 'Road House' first."
Let's not forget Rousey has also been pegged to co-star alongside Mark Wahlberg in the upcoming action film, "Mile 22." That said, anyone expect her to fulfill this goal and return to the cage in 2016 for a potential rematch against "Preacher's Daughter?"