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UFC autographs: Miesha Tate no longer signing fan mail, doesn't want sellers making money from her hard work

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David Manning-USA TODAY Sports

Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight contender Miesha Tate is no longer signing your fan mail, so go ahead and hold on to that prized "Cupcake" photo until you have the chance to meet her in person.

Damn Ebayers!

"Will no longer be accepting return fan mail," Tate remarked on Twitter. "Too many trying to sell the signed photos. Thanks for understanding!"

Tate, who meets Sara McMann at the UFC 183 pay-per-view (PPV) event this weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada (more on that here), is tired of signing a bunch of photos -- only to see them end up on Ebay or other auction sites from re-sellers trying to make a quick buck.

An account named "MMA Sports Cards," not surprisingly, took her to task for ending her relationship with snail mail, which prompted the following reply:

"If anyone is going to sell the photos I sign it should be me, I'm the one fighting and signing. I'd rather give the money to charity. Why should anyone make a dime off what I worked my a** off to build and I get nothing? I sign for fans not sellers. Why should I be expected to do that for free it makes no sense, it's still work for me. I don't have respect for those who make money of other people's hard work."

She's not the first UFC star to have an issue with signing autographs and likely won't be the last.

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