1248 Search Results for miesha tate

Nov 27, 2016 8:36 am

Bethe Correia goes off on “weak” Miesha Tate for retiring

When Miesha Tate stepped onto the canvas with Raquel Pennington at UFC 205, it marked her opportunity to rebound from her loss of the UFC women’s bantamweight title. Instead of returning to the win column as the odds suggested she would, however, a lackadaisical looking Tate was soundly out-hustled from bell-to-bell, surrendering a unanimous decision...

Nov 26, 2016 3:29 pm

Miesha Tate rooting for Amanda Nunes over Ronda Rousey

It’s no secret that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion, Miesha Tate and former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey have a very long and bitter rivalry dating back to the Strikeforce days of both women’s careers. Earlier this month, Tate retired at the UFC’s historic UFC 205 card in New York, where she dropped a...

Nov 25, 2016 11:28 am

Cris Cyborg confident Miesha Tate will not retire

Back at UFC 205, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate suffered a unanimous decision loss to Raquel Pennington on the main card of the historic event. For Tate, the loss made it two in a row following her UFC 200 loss to Amanda Nunes, where she lost the women’s bantamweight championship in the very...

Nov 25, 2016 8:59 am

Miesha Tate moving to competitive grappling, possibly Fox Sports role

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate left fight fans stunned when she suddenly announced her retirement in the Octagon following her UFC 205 loss to Raquel Pennington earlier this month. The fight was a tough one for Tate, who dropped a unanimous decision, and was never able to really establish her dominance over the...


Nov 17, 2016 12:05 pm

Cameras catch Miesha Tate informing corner of retirement before Octagon interview

This past weekend at UFC 205, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate stepped into the Octagon to fight Raquel Pennington in the kickoff bout for the main card of UFC 205. Tate, who lost the women’s bantamweight championship to Amanda Nunes at UFC 200 via 1st round submission, was looking to return to the...

Nov 15, 2016 11:18 am

Brendan Schaub: Miesha Tate is the Best Female Analyst in the Game

One of the big stories to emerge from Saturday night’s UFC 205 – a card that was particularly rich in big stories – was the retirement of female mixed martial arts trailblazer Miesha Tate. Tate’s retirement followed a decision defeat to the streaking Raquel Pennington, who she coached on season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter....

Nov 13, 2016 4:21 pm

Raquel Pennington On Miesha Tate’s Retirement: She Has Every Reason to Keep Her Head High

Since she entered mainstream consciousness on season 18 of The Ultimate Fighter, Colorado’s Raquel Pennington has stood out as something of a gatekeeper. While nobody refuted her talent, it was hard to imagine her contending for UFC bantamweight gold. On Saturday night, that changed. Pennington kicked off the main card of the landmark UFC 205...

Nov 13, 2016 2:29 pm

Dana White Details Argument with Miesha Tate

UFC 205, which marked the Octagon’s debut in New York City has now come and gone. The highlight of the card was undoubtedly Conor McGregor’s history making knockout of lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. Other highlights included Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson’s unforgettable five round war, which ended in a majority draw, and Yoel Romero’s thunderous...

Nov 12, 2016 8:03 pm

MMA community reacts to Miesha Tate’s retirement

Saturday night in New York, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate returned to the Octagon to fight Raquel Pennington, where she looked to return to the win column after losing her UFC women’s bantamweight championship to Amanda Nunes earlier this year at UFC 200. Tate lost the fight against Pennington via unanimous decision, nearly...

Nov 12, 2016 7:46 pm

BREAKING! Miesha Tate announces her retirement

Following her UFC 205 unanimous decision loss to Raquel Pennington at tonight’s UFC 205 event in New York, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate announced her retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. Tate, who had won the UFC women’s bantamweight champion at UFC 196 this past March by submitting Holly Holm, was...

Nov 12, 2016 7:37 pm

UFC 205 Results: Raquel Pennington defeats Miesha Tate

A women’s bantamweight scrap between former champion Miesha Tate (18-7) and Raquel Pennington (9-5) kicked off tonight’s UFC 205 fight card in New York. Round one begins and Tate starts things off with left. They exchange quickly. Miesha with a low kick. She follows up with a right. Pennington counters with a strike. Tate circles...

Nov 5, 2016 11:01 am

Miesha Tate doesn’t think UFC needs women’s featherweight division yet

While Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is 2-0 inside the Octagon, she is still primarily an Invicta FC fighter due to the fact that the UFC doesn’t have a women’s featherweight division. In her two Octagon appearances, Cyborg fought at a catchweight of 140 pounds, both times enduring horrific weight-cuts, and both times delivering...

Nov 2, 2016 8:28 am

Miesha Tate predicts Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes

In nearly two months, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will step into the Octagon to fight women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes in the main event of UFC 207 in what is being marketed as the UFC’s New Year’s Eve card. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community is rather torn on their predictions...

Oct 26, 2016 8:35 am

Miesha Tate on Loss to Amanda Nunes: “I Really Don’t Remember the Fight”

In March of this year, women’s MMA veteran Miesha Tate submitted Holly Holm with a fifth-round rear-naked choke. This win would earn her the coveted women’s bantamweight title. Unfortunately, Tate’s long-awaited time atop the bantamweight throne came to an abrupt just months thereafter, when she was battered and submitted by a ferocious Amanda Nunes in the main event...

Oct 17, 2016 5:50 pm

Miesha Tate’s boyfriend Bryan Caraway takes blame for Nunes loss at UFC 200

Miesha Tate’s boyfriend has taken her loss to Amanda Nunes quite personally. In fact, Bryan Caraway feels it’s his fault that Tate lost the belt to Nunes in the first place. Bantamweight contender Caraway doubles as Tate’s coach as well, and recently spoke about shouldering the blame for his girlfriend’s brutal loss to Nunes at...

Oct 15, 2016 1:15 pm

Miesha Tate reflects on UFC 200 loss against Amanda Nunes

Miesha Tate was on a tear of the UFC women’s bantamweight division from 2014-2016 as she bounced back from back to back losses in 2013 to Cat Zingano and Ronda Rousey by going on a 5-fight win streak that ultimately saw her capture the UFC women’s bantamweight championship by submitting Holly Holm in the co-main...

Oct 12, 2016 7:28 am

Miesha Tate weighs-in on potential Amanda Nunes vs. Ronda Rousey fight

Back in July, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate stepped into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 200 against Amanda Nunes in what many consider to be the UFC’s biggest Pay-Per View ever. While Tate was entering the bout on a 5-fight win streak that has seen her go unbeaten for three years,...

Oct 10, 2016 3:54 pm

Miesha Tate on Possible Cris “Cyborg” Super Fight: I Wouldn’t Be Against It

Reigning Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino has now fought twice in the UFC. On both occasions, she took on beefed-up bantamweights at a catchweight of 140lbs, and on both occasions, she absolutely mauled that opposition. Given Cyborg’s size and ferocity, it’s bound to get more and more difficult for the UFC to find her willing dance partners. There...

Oct 10, 2016 3:11 pm

Miesha Tate Says Amanda Nunes’ Right Hand Could be “A Big, Big Problem” For Rousey

Last November, Ronda Rousey was knocked stiff by Holly Holm, surrendering the UFC women’s bantamweight title in the process. She has not stepped foot in the Octagon since. Luckily for Rousey fans, that could soon change, as recent rumors have suggested she’ll return to action at UFC 207, where she would take on reigning bantamweight...

Sep 23, 2016 1:00 pm

Miesha Tate returns to the Octagon at UFC 205

With under two months until UFC 205, the UFC’s historic inaugural event in the Madison Square Garden, the card is beginning to take shape! Friday afternoon, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke news that Miesha Tate would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 205 to fight Raquel Pennington in a pivotal women’s bantamweight showdown. For Tate,...

Sep 15, 2016 9:21 am

Bethe Correia calls out Miesha Tate: Any weight, anytime, anywhere

This past weekend, Bethe Correia made her successful return to the Octagon on the preliminary card of UFC 203, where she defeated Jessica Eye via split decision. The win put Correia in the win column once again, snapping her 2-fight losing streak that saw her get KOd by Ronda Rousey in the main event of...

Sep 5, 2016 9:46 am

Miesha Tate Demonstrates Heroism Outside the Cage

It’s no secret that Miesha Tate is one hell of a fighter. She has, after all, won titles in both Strikeforce and the UFC. Yet Tate is also one of the sport’s kindest competitors–something she reminded the world of this weekend when she aided some struggling strangers while out on a hike in Nevada’s Mary...

Jul 23, 2016 9:28 am

Holly Holm recalls moments before being choked out by Miesha Tate

Back in the co-main event of UFC 196, Holly Holm looked to defend her UFC women’s bantamweight championship against Miesha Tate. The fight was Holm’s first title defense. Unfortunately for ‘The Preacher’s Daughter’ Tate was able to pull off the late-fight upset in the 5th round, and defeat Holm via rear naked choke in the...

Jul 20, 2016 10:35 pm

Holly Holm admits to overcoming doubts following loss to Miesha Tate

Back at UFC 193, Holly Holm shocked the world as she knocked out Ronda Rousey with a head kick to become the UFC women’s bantamweight champion in the main event of the thrilling card. Fast forward just 4 months and Holm was submitted by Miesha Tate in the co-main event of UFC 196 on March...

Jul 20, 2016 8:45 am

VIDEO | Holly Holm weighs in on rematch with Ronda Rousey or Miesha Tate

Back at UFC 193, Holly Holm shocked the world as she dominated Ronda Rousey for nearly two rounds, ultimately knocking the champ out in the 2nd round with a perfectly placed head kick to claim the UFC championship. In her first title defense, Holm faced Miesha Tate in the co-main event of UFC 196 in...

Jul 13, 2016 10:38 am

PHOTO | Miesha Tate updates her fans on her condition

Miesha Tate suffered a devastating loss at UFC 200, losing the women’s bantamweight belt in her first title defense to Amanda Nunes. Nunes caught Tate early on with some clean strikes that had Tate on the defense trying her best to recover. Nunes ultimately got Tate in a rear-naked choke and tapped “Cupcake” at 3:16...

Jul 10, 2016 11:50 am

Miesha Tate sends a message to her fans and Amanda Nunes following UFC 200 defeat

Miesha Tate lost her UFC women’s bantamweight title to Amanda Nunes in the main event of UFC 200 last night in Las Vegas. Nunes was able to batter Tate in the stand-up game before eventually taking her down and scoring the fight-ending rear-naked choke submission in the bouts opening round. Following the devastating loss, “Cupcake”...