Miesha Tate Biography

Miesha Tate is an American Mixed Martial Artist who is an expert in Submission Wrestling. She has an MMA record of 19 wins and 8 losses. In 2010 she has been awarded Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Tournament Winner. She is the FCF Women’s Bantamweight Championship as well.

Early Life

Miesha Tate was born on 18th August 1986 in Tacoma, Washington, United States of America. The names of her parents are Rob Tate and Michelle Tate. She has a sister whose name is Felicia Martin. Miesha went to Franklin Pierce High School. Over there she opted for amateur wrestling over basketball. Later for her higher and further studies she went to Central Washington University and attended the Mixed Martial Arts Club.

Miesha Tate Career

Miesha began her career as a wrestler. In 2005 she competed in the girl’s state championship and won the title in wrestling. Next year she fought in many amateur matches and scored a record of 5-1 in MMA before turning pro. In 2007 she made her professional debut at HOOKnSHOOT Women’s Grand Prix. She competed in various small matches like Cage Sports MMA, Freestyle Cage Fighting, Atlas Fighting, and many more in 2008-09. In January 2010 she won her first MMA Title at FCF. She has also made a debut in Strikeforce and has competed with Elaina Maxwell, Sarah Kaufman, Zoila Gurgel, and more. In February 2013 she officially joined the Ultimate Fighting Championship. She competed in various matches against Cat Zingano, Liz Carmouche, Rin Nakai, Sara McMann, Jessica Eye, Holly Holm, and many more.

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In those matches, she has won the title of UFC Champion. In 2016 after competing in a few matches against Raquel Pennington and Jessica Eye she announced her retirement from Mixed Martial Arts. On 7th November 2018, she joined ONE Championship as a Vice President. Later on, 24th March 2021 she announced her return to the game. She has competed against Marion Reneau and won the fight which made her earn the second Performance of the Night Award in her UFC Career. Along with that she also competed against Ketlen Viera at UFC Fight Night 195 but was rescheduled on 20th November 2021 at UFC Fight Night 198. On 14th May 2022 she will be facing Lauren Murphey at UFC Fight Night 209.

Controversy

In one of her YouTube videos, she was discussing switching from bantamweight to flyweight, where a user asked if she would consider creating an onlyfans account. Only Fans is a content subscription service where creator scan earn money from users who subscribe to their content. She shut down the idea and replied to the user “ No. Where in this video did I say I was desperate?” She received backlash for passing this statement. But as she realized her mistake and sincerely apologized. Also stated that she did not intend to demean other fighters who own onlyfans accounts.

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Miesha Tate Biography

Real Name Miesha Theresa Tate
Birth Date 18 August 1986
Age (as of 2022) 35 Years
Birth Place Tacoma, Washington, United States
Nationality American
Profession Mixed Martial Artist
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Leo

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 61 kg  –  in Pounds –  134 lbs
Shoe Size 8 (U.S.)
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Hazel
Body Type Athletic

Family

Father Rob Tate
Mother Michelle Tate
Sister Felicia Martin
Brother

Qualification/Education

School Franklin Pierce High School
College Central Washington University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Johnny Nuñez
Children Two (Amaia Nevaeh Nunez, Daxton Wylder Nuñez)

Personal Life

Miesha began dating an MMA fighter named Johnny Nunez. They started dating on 1st January 2018 and on 4th June 2018 they were blessed with a daughter named Amaia Nevaeh Nunez. Later in December 2019, she announced her pregnancy with their second child. On 14th June 2020, she gave birth to their son named Daxton.

Miesha Tate Net Worth

Miesha Tate has earned a lot from her professional career as she wins in many matches and earns through prize money. According to sources her net worth has been estimated at around $6 million. She also earns through modeling and brand endorsements.

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Trivia

  • Her sister Felicia also works as a model.
  • She is also known by other names like Cupcake and takedown.
  • Miesha helped carry a six-year-old girl with a broken arm while hiking in Nevada on 5th September 2016.
  • She was previously in a relationship with Bryan Caraway whom she met at the University.
  • Tate also saved Bryan’s mother’s life when she suffered an asthma attack while scuba diving and was completely unresponsive.
  • At high school, she wrestled from the boys’ team until she graduated.
  • She has been tested positive for the Covid-19 pandemic.

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