Former UFC bantamweight champ Miesha Tate is making a comeback after 4 years in retirement, going through veteran Marion Reneau at a UFC occasion set for July 17.
An individual with data of the reserving confirmed the information to MMA Preventing following an preliminary report from ESPN. The July 17 occasion’s location has not been confirmed.
Reneau informed ESPN the bout with Tate will function her retirement bout. The veteran fighter and highschool instructor suffered her fourth consecutive loss in her earlier efficiency, falling brief on factors towards Macy Chiasson earlier this month at UFC Vegas 22.
Tate returns to the octagon after serving a behind-the-scenes position with ONE Championship. She was employed in 2018 because the Asia-based promotion’s vp, however this previous November informed MMA Junkie her duties had been decreased as a result of COVID-19 pandemic shutdown.
In her earlier two UFC appearances, Tate suffered back-to-back setbacks. She misplaced a call to Raquel Pennington at UFC 205. After the struggle, she informed her coaches “I’m not displaying up in right here anymore.” That setback adopted a brutal submission lack of the title to present two-division champ Amanda Nunes at UFC 200.
Tate received the title at UFC 196 with an unimaginable come-from-behind efficiency, placing Holly Holm to sleep with a rear-naked choke within the fifth spherical of a struggle she was shedding. Her total UFC document is 5-4. She beforehand held the Strikeforce title earlier than shedding it to Ronda Rousey in 2012.