They may have been the darlings of March Madness, but Florida Gulf Coast University’s basketball team didn’t exactly gain a fan in UFC women’s bantamweight contender Miesha Tate.

During a recent red-carpet interview with ESNEWS, some “Dunk City” players, who upset their way to an Sweet Sixteen berth this year despite being a No. 15 seed, noticed Tate. When told she’s a UFC fighter, that led to an advance, which was quickly met with an epic shoot-down.

“I would love to take a piece of that,” one player creepily stated.

“You wouldn’t remember it,” the former Strikeforce champion quickly retorted.

Check out the video above. And catch Tate (13-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) in action again on Dec. 28 when she rematches current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) in UFC 168's pay-per-view co-headliner.

For more on UFC 168, stay tuned to the UFC Rumors section of the site.

(Touch of gloves: nypost.com)

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

Related News

Miesha Tate on Women’s 145-Pound Division: ‘Build It and They Will Come’ | MMAWeekly.com

  • 12 days ago
  • 7 views

Former UFC women's bantamweight champ Miesha Tate believes the creation of the women's featherweight division will be a magnet for 145-pound talent. read news >>

Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2378 with former UFC champ Miesha Tate

  • 16 days ago
  • 2 views

Stream or download Monday’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guest Miesha Tate.Filed under: News, Radio, UFC read news >>

Sara McMann sad she may never get chance to rematch former UFC champs Ronda Rousey, Miesha Tate

  • 5 days ago
  • 11 views

HALIFAX – Like most fighters, Sara McMann wants the opportunity to avenge her losses. But when it comes to rematches with Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate, the chance may be gone forever.Filed under: Fea read news >>

Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET): Former UFC champ Miesha Tate in studio

  • 17 days ago
  • 7 views

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guest Miesha Tate in studio.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

A comeback at featherweight? Ex-UFC bantamweight champ Miesha Tate says no

  • 17 days ago
  • 17 views

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate has no desire to stage a comeback in the new featherweight division. Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC read news >>

Top 8 Finishes by UFC 208 Fighters (Video) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 17 days ago
  • 21 views

Check out the top 8 finishes from the some of the fighters of UFC 208 going down on Saturday, February 11 in Brooklyn, New York live on Pay-Per-View. read news >>

Could Former UFC Champ Frankie Edgar Be Latest to Test Out Free Agency?

  • 17 days ago
  • 11 views

Frankie Edgar is a little fed up. That's not a new stance from the popular former UFC champion. But he's not backing off it, either, and with his UFC contract set to expire, it could be causing Edgar read news >>

Holly Holm's Decision Win Over Marion Reneau (UFC 208 Free Fight) | MMAWeekly.com

  • 17 days ago
  • 20 views

Watch Holly Holm's last fight before her historic victory over Ronda Rousey, when she defeated Marion Reneau in July of 2015. Holm headlines UFC 208. read news >>

Watch UFC 208's Holly Holm in the fight that led to her historic upset of Ronda Rousey

  • 17 days ago
  • 13 views

Before Holly Holm could get her shot at history against then-champ Ronda Rousey, she had to go through a “Bruiser” on a hot streak.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Chas Skelly wants spot on UFC 211, promises screaming fans in sleeveless shirts

  • 17 days ago
  • 4 views

HOUSTON – After a dominant display at Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 104 event, Chas Skelly warned his featherweight colleagues: “These guys don’t understand they need to fight me now because I’m improvi read news >>