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Amanda Nunes confident she can finish Miesha Tate wherever the fight goes

The fight is far from official, though.

Joshua Lindsey-USA TODAY Sports

The proposed fight between Miesha Tate and Amanda Nunes is far from a done deal, but that hasn't stopped Nunes from giving her predictions on how a scrap between the two talented ladies would go.

And not surprisingly, the Brazilian bomber is more than confident she can take out the former No. 1 contender where the fight goes.

"I really believe wherever this fight goes, I'm gonna finish her," Nunes told MMA Fighting.

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White recently declared he'd like to stage the bout at UFC 195, which is scheduled to go down on Jan. 2, 2015 in Las Vegas Nevada. A pay-per-view (PPV) event that will feature a women's Bantamweight title fight between divison queen Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm (details).

Most were caught off gaurd at the matchup, as many expecte Tate to get the title shot once again.

Been there, done that.

Nunes though -- another fighter who thought she deserved next dibs on "Rowdy" -- wasn't disappointed like "Cupcake" was.

In fact, she's okay with the bout, and says since Tate was left out in the cold, a fight between them is ideal.

"It took me by surprise, but I'm OK," Nunes said. "I'm not upset. I want to fight soon and if Miesha isn't going to fight [Rousey] any more, I'll take this fight. I don't have a problem fighting Miesha."

It it's not Tate up next, Nunes has no issues taking on the next best thing. As far as she is concerned, she is still going by her plan: knocking people out until she gets her championship fight.

"I really am gonna be ready for whatever happens," Nunes said. "I know one day I'm gonna have the opportunity. I'm gonna knock people out. They're going to see my fights. I'm patient. I don't have anything to do but get in the cage and show my work and wait for my time. If the UFC wants to put somebody else, what am I gonna do? I have to wait. I don't have any problems, either, to wait."

"I'm gonna keep knocking people out," she said, "and soon they're gonna give to me my opportunity, she concluded.

And as she proved in her last bout against former title contender Sara McMann (video replay), she is more than capable of living up to her word.

Question is, will Tate be the next one to taste her punching power?

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