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Miesha Tate told corner ‘I don’t care enough’ after UFC 205 loss to Raquel Pennington

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Miesha Tate didn't hold back while talking to her coaches at UFC 205.

The former UFC women's bantamweight champion expressed a lack of desire to fight following her loss to Raquel Pennington last weekend in New York. The audio and video was captured by the UFC for its "The Thrill and the Agony" series.

"I'm not showing up in here anymore," Tate told coaches Bryan Caraway and Robert Follis. "I don't care enough."

Caraway replied: "You show up in practice."

Cameras caught Tate saying a few seconds later, "I just, I don't have it anymore."

After Bruce Buffer read the result — a unanimous decision for Raquel Pennington — Tate spoke to Caraway again.

"I don't want to fight anymore, Bryan," she said. "I don't want to do this anymore."

Seconds later, Tate was interviewed by Joe Rogan and she announced her retirement from the sport. "Cupcake" was the UFC women's 135-pound champion earlier this year, beating Holly Holm by fifth-round submission at UFC 196 in March. She dropped the belt to Amanda Nunes by first-round submission at UFC 200 in July.

"I love y'all so much," Tate said. "I've been doing this for over a decade."

Tate, 30, made her pro debut back in 2007. She's a pioneer in women's MMA, competing before the female side of the game got any recognition or respectable pay. Tate had a famous rivalry with Ronda Rousey, was a title holder in Strikeforce and the UFC, headlined UFC 200, and will be remembered for being one of the best and most popular women's fighters of her era.