Miesha Tate Details What’s Next for Her After an Emphatic UFC Return Against Marion Reneau

Published 07/18/2021, 9:22 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 11: Miesha Tate reacts during UFC 205 Weigh-ins at Madison Square Garden on November 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)


Miesha Tate finally made her UFC comeback against Marion Reneau at UFC Vegas 31. ‘Cupcake’ had last competed in the UFC back in 2016 at UFC 205 against Raquel Pennington. Tate had lost that fight via a unanimous decision and then decided to leave MMA and concentrate on her family.

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Now as Tate returned at UFC Vegas 31, fans were very excited to see the former champion back in action. ‘Cupcake’ did not disappoint as he won the fight via a 3rd round KO. Since her amazing victory fans from all around the world have been congratulating the fighter.

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Fans have also been speculating as to what is next for the fighter. As many believe that this was just a one-fight return for Tate, while some think that ‘Cupcake’ is set to win the UFC title again. During the post-fight interview, Tate spoke about the same.

She said, “I think I wanna let this victory settle, I don’t wanna be in a rush for anything but of course I am a woman on a mission here right, so I do want to get to the top. I think a fight by the end of the year is reasonable so.”

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“Now I’m gonna go home, I’m gonna kiss my babies, I’m gonna enjoy this hard-earned victory, and then in the next few weeks, KHI, my management, my team everybody else we’ll regroup, we’ll talk to mick, Shawn, Dana and get something lined up.”

Who will Miesha Tate fight in her next match?

While Miesha Tate is certain that she will return to the Octagon sometime soon. The question is who will the fighter face next, while ‘Cupcake’ wants to challenge for the UFC title. She also talked about competing with Holly Holm in a potential rematch.

While many also consider someone like Irene Aldana or Ketlen Vieira to be potential opponents for ‘Cupcake.’ Tate looked very good in her fight against Reneau, and fans will eagerly wait to watch the fighter get back inside the Octagon.

Who do you think Miesha Tate will face in her next fight? Let us know in the comments below.

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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

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