MMA Quick Quote: Ronda Rousey pulls out her inner Nick Diaz for Miesha Tate

Photo of Miesha Tate (left) and Ronda Rousey (right) butting heads via Strikeforce.

"I see the same thing every time. Her trying not to blink and trying to look tough, but this time she actually had the audacity to touch her forehead on mine and I had to pull out my inner Nick Diaz and push back. Thank God Scott Coker was there because I was about to, you know, ruin this from the beginning you know. So good thing we avoided the fight at the weigh-ins and were actually going to fight when were supposed to. They can expect the best damn women's fight they have seen in their lives."

-- "The Bad Girl from Venice?" It doesn't have quiet the same ring to it as, "The Bad Boy from Stockton," but it seems that after a couple of training sessions together, a little bit of that Nick Diaz attitude may be rubbing off on Ronda Rousey. The Olympic judo bronze medalist says she had to pull out her inner Nick Diaz after Miesha Tate decided to get a little too up close and personal with her at a yesterday's (March 2, 2012) weigh-in festivities as the Strikeforce Woman's Bantamweight champion literally bumped heads with the "Rowdy" one. Not one to step down, Rousey pushed back, forcing Strikeforce President Scott Coker to intervene to prevent the altercation from escalating further. With just a few hours until showtime, the time for talking and head butting will soon come to an end as the two headline this evening's (March 3, 2012) event, Strikeforce:"Tate vs. Rousey" from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. If you weren't pumped enough for this fight, how about now?

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