Holly Holm Requests Miesha Tate Rematch, Says ‘I’m Not Going To Let You Choke Me Out Again’

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Nov. 3 2016, Updated 2:16 p.m. ET

New UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate successfully played the role of spoiler at this past weekend’s UFC 196, as she choked out Holly Holm in the fifth and final round of their championship fight.

Before the fight, many questioned if Holm deciding to fight Tate instead of waiting for Ronda Rousey to return was the right move. Well, for now at least, it was the wrong move, and it looks like Miesha Tate will be fighting Rousey for the third time later this year.

After Tate defeated Holm, Ronda Rousey, who isn’t expected to return to action until November, texted UFC president Dana White, and told him that she’s going to get back to work, meaning that she’s going to begin preparing for a third fight with Tate.

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