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Women's Flyweight Division

Activo

"Cupcake"

Miesha Tate

Women's Flyweight Division

19-9-0 (W-L-D)

4

Wins by Knockout

7

Wins by Submission

Miesha Tate

athlete record

Resultados del evento

Info

Learn more about Miesha Tate's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Activo
Hometown
Tacoma, Estados Unidos
Trains at
Xtreme Couture - Las Vegas, NV
Fighting style
Grappler
Age
35
Height
66.00
Weight
125.80
Octagon Debut
Aug. 19, 2012
Reach
65.00
Leg reach
37.50

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2007
     
  • Seven wins by submission (RNC, triangle, Von Flue, 3 armbar, arm triangle), four by knockout
     
  • Has fought twice in one night twice in her career, in 2007 and 2010
     
  • Owns non-Strikeforce wins over Jan Finney and Elaina Maxwell
     
  • Has won six of her last ten
     
  • Origin of nickname - People used to think I would be an easy win aka a "Cupcake." when I was up and coming, usually because of my feminine nature outside of the Octagon. It really used to bother me but now I embrace the irony of it. That, and I just love cupcakes. I live to bake!”
     

UFC History
UFC on ABC
(7/16/22) Tate lost a three round unanimous decision to Lauren Murphy 
UFC Fight Night (11/20/21) Tate lost a five round unanimous decision to Ketlen Vieira
UFC on ESPN (7/17/21) Tate defeated Marion Reneau via strikes at 1:53 of the third round
UFC 205 (11/12/16) Tate lost a three round unanimous decision to Raquel Pennington
UFC 200 (7/9/16) Tate was submitted by Amanda Nunes at 3:16 of the first round, losing her UFC women’s bantamweight title
UFC 196 (3/5/16) Tate submitted Holly Holm via rear naked choke at 3:30 of the fifth round to win the UFC women’s bantamweight title
UFC on FOX (7/25/15) Tate won a three round unanimous decision over Jessica Eye
UFC 183 (1/31/15) Tate won a three round majority decision over Sara McMann
UFC Fight Night (9/20/14) Tate won a three round unanimous decision over Rin Nakai
UFC on FOX (4/19/14) Tate won a three round unanimous decision over Liz Carmouche
UFC 168 (12/28/13) Tate was submitted by Ronda Rousey via armbar at :58 of the third round in a UFC Women’s Bantamweight title fight
TUF 17 Finale (4/13/13) Tate was stopped by Cat Zingano via strikes at 2:55 of the third round

STRIKEFORCE HISTORY

Rousey vs. Kaufman (8/18/12) Tate submitted Julie Kedzie via armbar at 3:28 of the third round
Tate vs. Rousey (3/3/12) Tate was submitted by Ronda Rousey via armbar at 4:27 of the first round, losing her Strikeforce bantamweight title
Fedor vs. Henderson (7/30/11) Tate submitted Marloes Coenen via arm triangle choke at 3:03 of the fourth round to win the Strikeforce bantamweight championship
Challengers 10 (8/13/10) Tate won a three round unanimous decision over Hitomi Akano to win the Strikeforce 135-pound tournament
Challengers 10 (8/13/10) Tate won a two round unanimous decision over Maiju Kujala
Challengers 7 (3/26/10) Tate submitted Zoila Gurgel via armbar at 4:09 of the second round
Challengers 1 (5/15/09) Tate lost a three round unanimous decision to Sarah Kaufman
Melendez vs. Thompson (6/27/08) Tate won a three round unanimous decision over Elaina Maxwell

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training fighting when I was 19 because I had wrestled in high school and was looking to take my ambition to the next level. What better way to do that than to get in the cage and fight your heart out?!
What ranks and titles have you held? Former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, former Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion, Women's 135lb Strikeforce Tournament Champion, 2x Freestyle Cage Fighting 135lb champion, 2009 World Team Trials Silver Medalist, 2009 Freestyle Cage Fighting Super Fight Champ, 2008 Fila Worlds Grappling Championships Silver Medalist, 2008 World Team Trials National Grappling Champion, 2005 women's high school Washington state wrestling champ. The Ultimate Fighter season 18 coach. Purple belt in BJJ
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? For me it means I'm one of the best in the world and I'm thankful for the opportunity that the UFC gives to the talented women in MMA
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I attended Central Washington University, no degree
What was your job before you started fighting? I was working at Costco
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 5-1 as an amateur