Watch Miesha Tate vs. Sara McMann full fight video highlights from UFC 183's preliminary card above, courtesy of FOX Sports.
UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz took place January 31, 2015 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Top-ranked women's bantamweight contenders Miesha Tate (16-5) and Sara McMann (8-2) met in a fight with major title implications on the line on the night's preliminary card, which aired live on FOX Sports 1. Catch the video highlights above.
For more on McMann vs. Tate, check out the play-by-play by MMAFighting.com's own Marc Raimondi below.
Miesha Tate vs. Sara McMann
Round 1: Your referee is Marc Goddard. The two touch gloves and come out swinging. Hard right by McMann. Tate with a combo. McMann looks a lot more comfortable with her boxing. And she catches Tate. McMann drops her with a right and then pounces. Some ground and pound. Tate is OK. McMann in half guard. Tate back to guard. McMann passes to half guard. Lands an elbow. Tate back to full guard. McMann with a good elbow. Tate is hand-fighting, looking for a triangle or armbar maybe. McMann has good posture though. Tate attacking with elbows from the bottom. As we know, it's hard getting McMann off you. Side control for McMann. She's working for a crucifix. Ground and pound now. Tate is looking for McMann's back. Won't work. McMann holding her position. Big elbow. and some punches. Tate brings her legs up though in a kind of triangle. The crowd goes crazy. She's safe for the time being. The round ends that way.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 McMann
Round 2: A "Miesha" chant starts. Who knew? McMann lands a combo. Tate gives it right back. They exchange punches in a messy clinch. McMann has evolved quite a bit on her feet. Leg kick by Tate. McMann comes forward and lands punches. Tate counters. Good leg kick by Tate. Hard right by McMann. Has Tate in a clinch against the cage. Tate is out. Tate landing now, but mcMann takes her down. Tate has a guillotine, but McMann gets out. Tate still working for it from the top. Only one arm is around the neck though. The round ends with Tate working for that choke. The crowd absolutely loves Tate.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Tate
Round 3: Tate comes out firing. McMann throws her, but Tate ends up on top in half guard. Shoulder strike from Tate. McMann is not on her back very often. Tate slips to side control. Elbow to the gut from Tate. Tate dropping some elbows to McMann's face. McMann trying to escape, but can't. Tate back in dominant position. Tate works to north-south. McMann gets to half guard. Still in an awful spot though. Time is running out on her. McMann is trying to muscle her way out. That won't cut it. Tate drops some punches. Tate back in side control. She's going to win this one. Working for a kimura as time runs down. McMann is out, but it won't matter.
MMA Fighting scores this round 10-9 Tate and the fight 29-28 Tate
Miesha Tate def. Sara McMann via majority decision (29-28, 29-27, 28-28)