Miesha Tate knows what it feels like to wear championship gold.
Tate is a former Strikeforce titleholder who dropped the belt to Ronda Rousey.
In a few months, “Cupcake” will get her opportunity at revenge when the two square off for the UFC female bantamweight belt at UFC 168.
“She has a lot of things I want,” said Tate, during a recent press conference. “But that’s not what makes it a rivalry. The level of disrespect I have always felt……she just has a way of irritating me and vice versa.”
The to will also appear in September on the 18th season of The Ultimate Fighter as coaches, leading both men and women 135 pounders.
Tate, who made mention of a moment backstage when Rousey said something about not looking her in the eyes, doesn’t see the two ever sitting down for a cup of tea.
“I highly doubt it,” she admitted.