In a recent interview with Kenny Florian and Michael Bisping on UFC Tonight, UFC women’s bantamweight contender and former Strikeforce champion, Miesha Tate, hinted that Ronda Rousey’s drop to 135-pounds was because of Cyborg’s dominance in the featherweight division (145-pounds):
“From her whole career it was just 145 and 145 only at the beginning,” said Tate. “It seemed like when the talks with ‘Cyborg’ became serious, it was like, ‘No, I’m dropping to 135.'”
‘Cupcake’ continued, “Granted, she is the champion, but so is ‘Cyborg.’ They’re both dominant champions, one weight class apart. To me it makes sense to meet in the middle.”
Do you think Miesha Tate is on to something here? Or is the former Strikeforce champ just bitter that she was passed up for a third fight with Ronda Rousey in favor of Holly Holm? Sound off Penn Nation!
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