Despite contenders like Ronda Rousey, Holly Holm or even Cyborg waiting for a shot at Miesha Tate, the newly-crowned bantamweight champion will defend her belt at UFC 200 against Amanda Nunes in July.
Nunes (12-4) is ranked No. 4 in the bantamweight division, behind Holm, Rousey and Cat Zingano.
In Nunes only bout against Zingano, she dropped a TKO loss in the third round. Nunes is on a three-fight win streak.
Tate (18-5) hasn’t lost in her previous five bouts, with her last loss coming in 2013 against Rousey.