Both Miesha Tate and Liz Carmouche will be looking to take their first step back towards the title when they clash at ‘UFC On FOX 8′ on July 27th.
Cat Zingano produced the upset win tonight against Miesha Tate at the TUF 17 Finale and in doing so books her spot as a TUF 18 coach opposite Ronda Rousey.
While all attention is currently focused on the UFC’s first ever woman’s fight at UFC 157 later this month, the promotion have finally gone ahead and added another female bout to their upcoming calender with Miesha Tate set to fight Cat Zingano at the TUF 17 Finale.
UFC welterweight champion Georges St.Pierre is normally regarded as a ladies man, but he managed to put his foot in it last week when asked for his opinion on woman’s mixed martial arts after the news that they would be getting a 135lb division in the UFC.
Hot on the heels of the news that female superstar Ronda Rousey has become the first woman ever to sign for the UFC, one of her biggest rivals Miesha Tate has confirmed that she too will now fight for the sport’s No.1 organization.
Strikeforce’s August event has just added another major female fight with former 135lb champion Miesha Tate set to return against Julie Kedzie.
Miesha Tate suffered a tough loss to her bitter rival Ronda Rousey in the Strikeforce cage earlier this month, badly damaging her arm in the process, but the former champion already has her sights set on a second shot at the former Olympic Judo bronze medalist.
Strikeforce event on Saturday night had more buzz surrounding it than usual thanks to it’s much talked about headliner featuring a woman’s bantamweight title fight between Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate, and that lead to an average of 433,000 viewers tuning in to watch the show.