In case you ever been living under a rock, UFC Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey and contender Miesha Tate don’t get along, and that was part of the impetuous of having the two coach opposite of one another on the next season of The Ultimate Fighter. In a recent ‘google hangout’ Tate held to promote the show, Tate broke down how she felt ahead of their first fight, how her and ROusey will never be friends, and how she think’s rousey has turned into a bully.
“I’m not going to lie. I was jealous and I was like, ‘You know what? She’s this and that and didn’t deserve a title shot.’ That was an immature stance at that time in my life, but after the loss it forced me to grow up and be like ‘Hey, you know what? She did deserve that title shot. She won and she’s a talented athlete and look where she’s taken women’s MMA.’ That’s the reality of it. I just had to accept that and try to be appreciative so I can continue being a happy person that I would rather be. I kind of let that be known and I think that she caught wind of it. I think when I walked in the door, we had a different kind of vibe.”
“Ronda has been the ‘cool girl’. A lot of times the bully in school is the ‘cool person’, but when you grow up and start to realize that’s not cool, people will see the truth. They’ll see why it’s been impossible for me to like Ronda… There’s no way I could possibly like her. She’s been incredibly rude to me from the very beginning. That’s how our rivalry got started. It’s not going to change with her attitude. She was very disrespectful on the show. I think that’s what she’s more worried because honestly, her true colors came out in that six weeks.”
“She’’s happy and laughing when she’s making jokes at someone else’s expense,. Other than that, she’s a pretty rude person.”
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