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It wasn’t all that long ago that Miesha Tate wore the Strikeforce bantamweight title belt around her waist. In fact, it was only two fights ago.

So after submitting Julie Kedzie in a barn-burner of a fight on Saturday night in San Diego, the questions already started flying her way about a possible rematch with current champion Ronda Rousey, who was also victorious on the same card.

The answer was somewhat surprising, if not brutally honest.

Tate believes that her performance wasn’t what it should have been, and certainly wasn’t worthy of earning a rematch so soon after losing the belt. “The fans deserve better,” she stated bluntly.

See what else Miesha Tate had to say at the Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman post-fight press conference …



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