Miesha Tate Announces Retirement
Following her loss to Raquel Pennington at UFC 205, Miesha Tate announced her retirement from competitive MMA.
"I love this sport forever, but this isn’t my time anymore," Tate said. "It’s the future’s time."
Tate finishes with a professional MMA career record of 18-7. A one-time UFC women’s bantamweight champion and a former Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion, Tate also earned one performance bonus in the UFC and received Fight of the Night honors for her bouts against Cat Zingano and Ronda Rousey. In fact, she was the first person in UFC to push Rousey past round one.