Miesha-Tate-VideoMiesha Tate certainly feels the pressure of being the latest fighter to carry the torch for women’s MMA into the Octagon, but it’s a weight she tosses aside. She has much grander goals for herself that already weigh heavily on her shoulders.

“Becoming the champion means more to me than anything, more than a rematch, more than anything,” Tate said at Thursday’s TUF 17 Finale open workouts in Las Vegas.

“That’s something when I’m 80 years old some day and I have kids and grandkids, I can look back and say this is what I did. This is my accomplishment. So that’s my ultimate goal.”

Miesha Tate faces Cat Zingano at the TUF 17 Finale on Saturday at Mandalay Bay.

Check out Miesha Tate’s interview at the TUF 17 Finale open workouts in Las Vegas…

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

George Sullivan faces newcomer Dominic Waters at TUF 21 Finale

  • 24 days ago
  • 13 views

With Marcio Alexandre Jr. out of the TUF 21 Finale, George Sullivan now meets UFC newcomer Dominic Waters.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

'TUF 19' middleweight finalist Dhiego Lima announces release from UFC roster

  • 24 days ago
  • 14 views

With three losses in his four official UFC fights, Dhiego Lima says he has been released from the UFC.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Marcio Alexandre Jr. out with rib injury, George Sullivan now meets Dominic Waters at TUF 21 Finale

  • 24 days ago
  • 0 views

George Sullivan has a new opponent for his upcoming UFC bout. With Marcio Alexandre Jr. out of the TUF 21 Finale card with an injury, Sullivan now faces promotional newcomer Dominic Waters. The match read news >>

Miesha Tate: Win over Jessica Eye is 'final step' toward Ronda Rousey trilogy fight

  • 24 days ago
  • 38 views

The No. 2-ranked UFC women's Bantamweight says a win over Jessica Eye at UFC on FOX 16 should punch her ticket to a trilogy fight against current champion and long-time rival, Ronda Rousey. NEW YORK read news >>

Fans invited to this week's TUF 21 Finale, Invicta FC 13 media events

  • 24 days ago
  • 3 views

In addition to a slate of UFC 189 fight-week activities, fans are invited to some pre-fight events for Invicta FC 13 and The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale this week.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Marcio Alexandre Jr. out of TUF 21 Finale bout with George Sullivan

  • 26 days ago
  • 2 views

Welterweight Marcio Alexandre Jr. has been forced out of his bout with George Sullivan at The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

'TUF 21: ATT vs. Blackzilians' blog: Michael Graves on episode No. 11

  • 27 days ago
  • 35 views

In his weekly blog for MMAjunkie, “The Ultimate Fighter 21? cast member and American Top Team representative Michael Graves discusses the season’s 11th episode.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

TUF 21 American Top Team vs. Blackzilians: Episode 11 Recap and Results

  • 28 days ago
  • 17 views

With two fights remaining in the season and the American Top Team on the brink of elimination, could the Blackzilians finally clinch the season? Or, would ATT be able to tie things up going into the read news >>

The Ultimate Fighter 21 live discussion: Episode 11

  • 28 days ago
  • 36 views

Tonight, live coverage of episode 11 of The Ultimate Fighter. TUF: American Top Team vs. Blackzilians airs tonight at 10 pm on Fox Sports 1. Join us here for live discussion. Tonight, episode ten of read news >>

Ronda Rousey: 'Bethe Correia succeeded in being disliked more than Miesha Tate, that's quite a feat'

  • 28 days ago
  • 10 views

Ronda Rousey was at the unveiling of Reebok's new UFC "Fight Kit" in New York City on Tuesday (June 30, 2015) and the women's bantamweight champion looked back over the last four years, as well as ah read news >>