Miesha 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…
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