Miesha Tate full matches Former UFC world champion on her bloody road to MMA supremacy
- ‘I was on my knees and elbows, watching a steady stream of blood come out of my nose’, says American MMA fighter turned ONE Championship vice-president
- I met another guy who was also training in martial arts. He committed suicide when I was in the middle of my finals. It was my first experience of death and it hit me hard. I went home. I wanted to step away from that whole scene; I wasn’t even sure if I wanted to go back into fighting or competition. And that’s when Bryan came back into the picture and persuaded me to continue. Bryan and I ended up dating for seven years and we split up three years ago.
- Miesha Tate full matches
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Miesha Tate vs Maiju Kujala
Miesha Tate vs Marloes Coenen
Miesha Tate vs Ronda Rousey 2
Miesha Tate vs. Zoila Gurgel
Jessica Eye vs. Miesha Tate
A bloody lesson I had six fights as an amateur over a year and a half and then had my first professional fight, in 2006, on an Indian reservation. It was almost underground; they didn’t really invest in athletes’ safety. It was tough, but I learned a lot. I wasn’t trained well enough.
I took the girl down and won the first round. In the second round, she put me in a Muay Thai clinch and began kneeing me in the face. I didn’t know how to get out of it. She broke my nose. We went down and she slipped onto my back and I was on my knees and elbows, watching a steady stream of blood come out of my nose.