Miesha Tate talks UFC 205, rematch with Amanda Nunes | UFC TONIGHT

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate discusses her upcoming bout against Raquel Pennington at UFC 205 in New York, the biggest challenges with facing Rocky, losing to Amanda Nunes at UFC 200 and more.

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“I didn’t say I want to (fight her), I said I would. People are saying I’m calling her out. No. Yes, I’d fight her, but show me the money. It’d be a wonderful opportunity. She’s tough and tenacious. It’d be great to take her out.” Tate’s upcoming fight – which will be her first since losing the belt to Amanda Nunes in July – has an interesting dynamic behind it. She was Pennington’s head coach on a season of The Ultimate Fighter. “It was strange at first,” Tate admitted. “It was the elephant in the room and we kind of knew that it was a possibility from the beginning. When the cage door closes, all that’s out the window and we’ve got to fight. We can be friends later.”

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