The mere suggestion is much more than could be stated for the majority of the women within the UFC.
Although a Ronda Rousey fight continues to be the women’s MMA equal to Floyd Mayweather versus. Manny Pacquiao, it doesn’t appear near to visiting fruition anytime soon. But while a lot of other women don’t seem to be too thinking about facing the Invicta 145 pound champion, an old UFC women’s bantamweight champion states that they certainly wouldn’t mind walking as much as face the effective Brazilian.
“When I had been the champion the UFC explained they wouldn’t perform a catchweight fight,” Tate stated. She lately lost her title to Amanda Nunes at UFC 200 in This summer. “But since I am not the champion I possibly could fight her at 140. I wouldn’t be against it.”
Miesha Tate made an appearance around the MMA Hour to speak about her UFC 205 showdown with Raquel Pennington but managed to get obvious that she’d be willing to battle Cyborg in a catchweight of 140 pounds when the chance presented itself.
“I have you win for the reason that fight,” Tate stated. “I’d be fighting a woman that’s this type of powerhouse and merely crushing women. Basically went inside and beat her or maybe I gave her a good run on her money, it states a great deal. I wouldn’t be in opposition to doing the work however it hasn’t been discussed yet.”
Although she joked that the grapple with Cyborg may “take a few years off” her existence, the previous UFC and Strikeforce champion sees the battle as a bad risk, high reward prospect that may only enhance her career.
I know full well the UFC is battling to locate credible opponents for Cris “Cyborg” Justino. The #15 rated pound for pound fighter through the UFC has destroyed her latter opponents, Lina Lansberg and Leslie Cruz, with little trouble and fans happen to be clamoring on her to manage one of the most recognizable names in women’s MMA.
Clearly, Tate has her hands full with Pennington on November 12, but is willing look around the chance of the battle should Cyborg require an opponent.