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Highlights! Miesha Tate comes back strong, finishes Marion Reneau at UFC Vegas 31

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UFC Fight Night: Reneau v Tate Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

It’s been five years since Miesha Tate’s last UFC fight, but you wouldn’t have known it watching her out-work Marion Reneau in her comeback fight at UFC Vegas 31 tonight (Sat., July 17, 2021) inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Tate was up two rounds coming into the third and continued to put the pressure on Reneau in the final round, bullying her up onto the fence and then taking her down. Reneau ended up belly-down on the canvas with her arm trapped behind Tate’s head. Miesha took the opportunity to unleash a barrage of ground and pound that forced the ref to stop things at 1:53 of the third round.

Watch the finish and highlights below:

The win puts Tate at 19-7 MMA, 6-4 UFC, while Reneau retires at age 44 — FORTY FOUR! — with a 9-8-1 MMA, 5-7-1 UFC career.


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