Miesha Tate ends retirement, meets Marion Reneau on July 17 | BJPenn.com

Miesha Tate is again.

The previous UFC ladies’s bantamweight champion is ending her retirement to combat Marion Reneau on July 17. The occasion doesn’t have a reputation and no location was introduced. ESPN was the primary to report the information of the reserving. It’s unsure if Tate will make one other run or of this will likely be a one-off combat.

“My coronary heart is filled with ardour, the hearth has been lit!” Tate informed ESPN, by way of textual content message. “The game has been calling for me, it’s time I reply.”

The information little question a shock given Tate has been retired for over 4 years now. She has additionally been working because the Vice President at ONE Championship however not too long ago has been posting images of her within the gymnasium coaching. She has additionally hinted at doing grappling competitions, but it surely seems she desires to get in another combat and attempt to finish her profession with a win.

Miesha Tate has not fought since she UFC 205 the place she suffered a choice loss to Raquel Pennington in her then-retirement combat. Earlier than that, she was submitted by Amanda Nunes at UFC 200 to lose her bantamweight title. The now 34-year-old received the belt at UFC 196 with a submission win over Holly Holm. Tate additionally holds notable wins over Jessica Eye, Sara McMann, and Liz Carmouche in addition to having the legendary rivalry with Ronda Rousey however misplaced each fights by submission.

Marion Reneau, in the meantime, is coming off a choice loss to Macy Chiasson at UFC Vegas 22 final weekend. It marked her fourth loss in a row as in the course of the run she additionally misplaced to Raquel Pennington, Yana Kunitskaya, and Cat Zingano. If she will beat Miesha Tate, it will be one of many largest wins of her profession.

Who do you suppose will win between Miesha Tate and Marion Reneau? And, are you stunned Tate is making a comeback?

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