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If you happened to miss the most significant women's MMA fight since 2009, here are Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate fight highlights, via Showtime Sports.
Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey took place March 3, 2012 at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH. Upstart challenger and former Olympian Ronda Rousey (5-0) took on reigning Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate (12-3) in an electrifying title fight. Check out the video highlights below.
For more on Rousey's spectacular victory, check out the play-by-play from MMA Fighting's own Luke Thomas.
Round 1: Tate swinging and lands a few strikes, but Rousey tosses her to the mat and moves to side control. Rousey steps out and moves to opposite side and attempts an armbar. It's close, but Tate survives and now has Rousey's back. Rousey removes the hook and stands but in a slam Tate still gets Rousey's back. In a scramble Rousey gets out the back door and is standing over a prostrate Tate. Tate stands and they clinch. Rousey takes a shot to the face, but hip tosses Tate to the mat with ease. Now in mount. Rousey goes to the Russian arm bar and then back down. Tate fights valiantly, but her arm appears to be badly dislocated. Tate taps. That's it. Ronda Rousey is your new women's bantamweight champion.
Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey results: Ronda Rousey defeats Miesha Tate at 4:27 of round 1.
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