Following her loss to Raquel Pennington at UFC 205, Miesha Tate announced she will be retiring from MMA competition, however she’s still going to be working for the UFC.
UFC president Dana White has revealed in a interview with The Fight Network, that Tate will be taking a role as an analyst for Fox Sports, the UFC’s television partner in America.
Tate, recently revealed that she was hoping for a job at Fox “I’ve just transitioned to more of promoting events and I still want to be involved. Actually, you may see more of me now,” she said during a media scrum at UFC Fight Night 101. “I’m really happy right now. I’m enjoying life and seeing the world, it looks like something will come to fruition with Fox at some point. So I’ll just kind of see how that all unfolds”. It appears that Tate’s fox sports ambitions will now indeed be happening.
Meanwhile, Miesha Tate is preparing for an upcoming bout, as tonight she will take on Jessica Eye at Submission Underground 2 in a submission only grappling fight. Jessica Eye believes she will take the victory and is ready to show the world her new and improved grappling game. The bout will air live on FloGrappling.com tonight, at 2:30 p.m PT, 5:30 p.m EST.
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