UFC bantamweight champion Miesha Tate was a guest yesterday on The Joe Rogan Experience, and predictably it didn’t take long for the conversation to turn to Ronda Rousey.
First the usual paces were accounted for — Tate talked about the rivalry, and the fact that the two will likely never be friends — but then Tate broke off to something else entirely and unloaded a story from a V.I.P. function relayed to her by popular UFC strawweight Paige VanZant. Catch the exchange below.
Tate: “[Paige] came up to me like, ‘Miesha, I have to tell you this experience I had with Ronda.’ I’m like, oh, what? She was like, ‘well, we were at Reebok deal recently, we were at a shoot and I was trying to find her so we could get a picture. And the Reebok people were like, ‘don’t ask Ronda for a picture.’ She was like, why? They’re like, ‘just don’t. Just stay away from Ronda. Don’t ask her for a picture.’
“I guess Ronda came later that day and sought her out and just cussed her out. Like, they had never really had a conversation either. [Paige] was like, ‘I don’t know Ronda other than hi/bye. That’s it.’ I guess Ronda came up and was like, ‘f*ck you, you fair-weather b*tch! How dare you cross me? Blah, blah, blah.’ She was like, ‘cross you? What are you talking about?’ And [Ronda] was like, ‘you congratulated Holly Holm for beating me, so f*ck you, you f*cking fair-weather 115-pound…’ Just went off on Paige. Paige came and told me and I was like, honey, welcome to my world.
“She was like, ‘oh my gosh, I’m glad that I saw this side of her so I know, because I didn’t understand. I told Ronda, I’m sorry if that offended you, but I’m allowed ….View full article
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