The UFC women’s bantamweight champion was a guest on FOX Sports Live on Weds. night (April 6, 2016) and she spoke about her UFC 200 matchup against Amanda Nunes and her arch rival, Ronda Rousey.
Miesha Tate was making the media rounds this week to promote her upcoming UFC 200 bout against Amanda Nunes. “Cupcake” was a guest host on “UFC Tonight,” where the news on the bout became official, and later she joined Dan O’ Toole and Jay Onrait on “FOX Sports Live” to discuss her first title defense and a few other topics.
Tate, 29, defeated Holly Holm at UFC 196 by rear-naked choke to win the UFC women’s bantamweight title at the beginning of March, and said she is excited to get right back in the Octagon for the historical UFC 200 card, which takes place on July 9, 2016 (details).
“I’m so excited that I get such a quick turn around,” Tate said. “There has been so many times in my career where it’s been eight-month layoff, nine-month layoff, six-month layoff. This is going to be a really quick turn around and I get to make my first title defense against what I feel is a very formidable opponent. She is on a four fight win streak. Not that many other girls in the division… I think the only other one who is on a real win streak is Julianna Pena. So she is a very dangerous opponent and she comes out with a ferocious pace. She has incredible leg kicks. She looks like she hits like a Mack truck and I believe she is a black belt on the ground. She presents a lot of problems, but that is good because I want a challenge and I want someone to recognize the skill ….View full article
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