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Miesha Tate vs Cat Zingano set for Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale

Miesha Tate vs. Cat Zingano will take place at The Ultimate Fighter 17 on April 13 and will be the second women's MMA fight in UFC history.

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Another fight has been added to the finale of The Ultimate Fighter 17 with Miesha Tate meeting Cat Zingano set to meet in the UFC's second ever women's bout. Earlier today a bout between Gabriel Gonzaga and Travis Browne was also announced for the show.

MMA Fighting with the news:

The second women's UFC fight has finally been booked, and it will take place on April 13 at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale, when former Strikeforce bantamweight champion Miesha Tate faces Cat Zingano.

The booking was confirmed by the UFC on Monday afternoon.

The UFC seemed to be hoping that things would work out with Cristiane Santos to set up a superfight between Rousey and Cyborg in the near future, but with Cyborg recently asking for her release and the prospect of the two meeting at 135 pounds unlikely, it would seem near certain that Tate vs. Zingano could determine a title challenger.

Tate lost the Strikeforce title to Rousey in a grudge match with action that matched the pre-fight trash talk. While the brutal armbar result left no real question as to who the better woman was that night, a rematch between the two still might be the biggest potential fight in WMMA.

The undefeated Zingano (7-0) has a fairly impressive resume, with stoppage victories over Takayo Hashi and Carina Damm and has only gone to decision once.

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