Strikeforce Women's Bantamweight Champion Miesha Tate recently called Ronda Rousey, who will challenge "Takedown" for her 135-pound title on March 3 in Columbus, Ohio, a "one trick pony." She said this, of course, because Rousey has finished all of her opponents inside the first minute of the first round via judo throw into an armbar.
But Rousey asserts that Tate is only saying that because she has no footage to study and it simply shows her lack of knowledge:
"I think it's funny that she says that because it's really because she has no footage to study of me. She doens't know anything that I do. She's only seen one of my tricks. And what she doens't realize is with a lot of those matches I did a different takedown, almost every single time, I did a different entry into the armbar a different time, and I did it from a different position every single time. So it might look like one trick to somebody else but there's a lot of knowledge and training that goes into being able to (do that). If you only see the finish, then you're not seeing the whole thing. I think that her saying that kind of speaks to what she doesn't know."
So yes, Rousey is ripping arms off left and right but she's doing it in a completely new and beautiful way each and every time. And Tate's lack of acknowledging as much shows she's uninformed on such things, right?
Either way, all this catty talking will come to an end in less than a month when the two meet in the Strikeforce cage to settle their differences. Anyone think "Rowdy" will add another limb to her already large collection?