Miesha Tate eyes a comeback to MMA

Former UFC ladies’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate believes that she will carry out higher towards Amanda Nunes at this level than she did in 2016.

After giving start to a child boy in June, Tate has began coaching actively as soon as once more, although she has not made any official bulletins on her potential return to MMA.

The 34-year-old final fought Raquel Pennington in 2016 in a dropping effort, following which she introduced her retirement.

Miesha Tate says she is having fun with her coaching regime

Whereas chatting with Michael Chiesa on MMA on SiriusXM, Miesha Tate asserted that she is having fun with her coaching regime which makes her really feel like a combat towards Amanda Nunes will probably be way more aggressive than it was when she final fought her.

“I really feel superb… I really feel like I may combat Amanda Nunes higher tonight than the evening that I fought her,” mentioned Tate.

When requested if she plans to make a return to the octagon, Tate famous that she is just not ruling out the opportunity of a possible comeback and he or she needs to get again within the “competitors form”.

“I’m having fun with coaching proper now… My focus is unquestionably a bit everywhere, however I’ll say I’m having fun with proper now… I’m having enjoyable coaching”

“I’m by no means a closed-door particular person, I by no means have been. I by no means mentioned hey, I’m by no means gonna combat once more, I by no means mentioned hey, I’m by no means gonna grapple once more. What I can inform you is, I wanna get in competitors form, I wanna grapple and I wanna get pleasure from myself, and also you by no means know what may occur, however proper now, I’ve spent 4 years, and I am nonetheless retired, I am nonetheless a Mama and I’m simply having enjoyable, having fun with myself.”

Revisiting Miesha Tate’s profession

Miesha Tate claimed the Strikeforce Ladies’s Bantamweight championship in 2011 earlier than being dethroned by Ronda Rousey subsequent yr. She signed with UFC in 2013 and made her debut on The Final Fighter towards Cat Zingano in a dropping effort.

Tate competed for the UFC Ladies’s Bantamweight championship towards her previous adversary, Ronda Rousey, however fell brief within the high-profiled rematch.

She then snapped a five-match win streak and emerged victorious towards Holly Holm to change into the champion, earlier than dropping two successive fights reverse Amanda Nunes and Raquel Pennington.

Miesha Tate is presently the Vice-President of ONE Championship, and the world of MMA will definitely be set abuzz with the doable return of the previous UFC champion.

Printed 19 Dec 2020, 06:22 IST

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