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Rousey's fear of failure key to beating Holm in Melbourne

Ronda Rousey says it's her fear of failure that guarantees she'll win Sunday when she defends her UFC bantamweight title against Holly Holm in front of a projected-record Melbourne crowd.

Just eight months after Australia's Victoria state lifted its ban on cage fighting, the UFC has brought its showcase UFC 193 event Down Under, with the Rousey-Holm fight as its main event.

Undefeated through 12 UFC bouts, including seven successful title defenses, the former judo Olympian says her fear of failure is bigger than anyone's.

"I've endured the worse losses possible. I lost the finals at the (judo) world championships when I wanted to be world champ like my mother...