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Holly Holm open to rematch with Miesha Tate sooner or later: I at all times prefer to avenge losses | FightBookMMA
April 7, 2021
Pressured out of her Octagon return on Might eighth. at UFC on ESPN 24, Holm was anticipated to return for the primary time since October of final yr in a high-stakes, potential title-eliminator towards title hopeful, Julianna Pena.
The winner of two straight and anticipated to be rebooked, Holm headlined UFC Battle Island 4 towards the surging, Irene Aldana taking a formidable unanimous choice win over the Sinaloa native.
Just lately reserving her Octagon comeback, former UFC and Strikeforce bantamweight champion, Tate is slated to function at UFC on ESPN+ 50 on July seventeenth. — as she attracts the retiring, Marion Reneau. The matchup will as the primary on a six-fight take care of the UFC.
Difficult Albuquerque favorite, Holm for the undisputed bantamweight title at UFC 196 again in March of 2016, Tate managed to lastly rating the championship on the second time of making an attempt with a rallying, hail-mary fifth-round rear-naked choke win over Holm.
While Tate has an opponent booked for her return from retirement, with the final word purpose to safe the bantamweight title once more, Holm additionally has aspirations to elevate bantamweight spoils for the second time in her profession, and famous her willingness to aim to avenge her loss to Tate someday sooner or later.
“My plan is to compete for the (bantamweight) belt, so if that combat (towards Tate) finally ends up being on the way in which there, then completely,” Holm stated throughout a current reside Q&A session with UFC color commentator and reporter, Laura Sanko. “I at all times prefer to avenge losses it doesn’t matter what, so sure, I want to do this, however I believe generally you may get so fixated on one combat that you just’re not centered on no matter is coming your manner.“
“No matter will get you to the belt, that’s my final purpose and it could be superior if I may undergo and do all of it,” Holm defined. “Avenge my loss (towards Tate), (and) then go to the belt.“
Each Holm and Tate have sure plans to reclaim the bantamweight championship sooner or later, with the latter detailing how she want to rematch common-foe, present two-weight champion, Amanda Nunes for the championship, following an opening-round rear-naked choke loss to the Brazilian in the principle occasion of UFC 200.
“I’d like to run that one again (towards Amanda Nunes),” Tate stated. “I might like to combat (her) once more as a result of I do know I’ve the type to beat her. I’m in no way gonna take something away from her. She’s a scary girl and he or she hits like a person. I do know that, I’ve been in there along with her and I’ve seen what she’s completed since then. However I do know I’ve the type to beat her.” (H/T MMA Preventing)
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