Why Miesha Tate won't get subbed in the 1st round by Ronda Rousey tonight

I'm not going to bore you with flowery prose and witty cracks right now, I'm just going to tell you point- by- point why Rousey is outclassed and won't be able to submit Miesha in the 1st round.

* Obvious experience deficiency. Ronda has hardly been training and fighting in MMA for 2 years at this point; Tate has 6+ years of training and fighting under her belt.

* Tate's background in freestyle wrestling has been proven as a more effective system of takedowns and takedown defense in MMA than Judo has. Miesha is a fantastic grappler in her own right, never losing by submission, placing 2'nd in the FILA grappling world championships, and submitting top fighters like Marloes Coenen and Zoila Gurgel.

* Rousey has fought nothing but scrubs in MMA. Tate has fought against, and defeated, some of the best women 135'ers in the world... not just beat, but SUBMITTED them too.

* Finally, and most importantly, Miesha Tate will win (or at least won't get subbed in the 1'st round) because I think the BE community at large prefers my current avatar over Mark Kerr's moist butthole,


and because we can all agree that Bobby Lashley's beautiful mug would look great as Grappo's AV.



I say

Rousey blitzes through Tate pretty much just like she has her previous opponents. Maybe eats a few more shots, or takes a little longer to get it down, but gets a quick finish.

Rousey by 1st round submission.

I want to say within 2 rounds because it seems possible that she might draw it out for a bit since she’s headlining in a title fight… but what you disagreed with was a guy saying she’ll sub Tate in the first round. So I guess we’ll go with that. And I don’t know that Rousey is capable of drawing things out. She’s hardwired to rip shits off as quick as possible.

Unless you don’t think Rousey will beat Tate at all… which would simplify things.

As for avs… I’ll look around and get back to you

by Grappo on Feb 29, 2012 2:22 AM PST

So I win as long as Tate doesn't get subbed in the first round?

I will take that bet, sir!

There's no moral order at all. There's just this: can my violence conquer yours?

by ElliotMatheny on Feb 29, 2012 9:34 AM PST

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