Miesha Tate’s first title defense is locked in, and here’s where it will go down
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 18: UFC women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate speaks to media during the Ultimate Media Day on March 18, 2016 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)

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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.

Prashad is the Senior Content Editor for Cox Media Group's He considers Muhammad Ali, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce some of the all-time greats. Boston is TitleTown, in case you were wondering.
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