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Zingano challenges Tate to rematch: 'You'd want to avenge that controversial loss right, champ?'

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Former UFC title challenger Cat Zingano called out new champ Miesha Tate following her win at UFC 196.

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

A little over 72 hours removed from UFC 196, newly minted champion Miesha Tate already has a handful of suitors for her next Octagon outing.

After being called out during the post-fight press conference by Amanda Nunes, Tate received a tweet from her old vanquisher Cat Zingano, who challenged her to a rematch by reminding Tate of her loss several years ago.

Zingano beat Tate in the latter's promotional debut back in 2013. The contest took place on the The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen Finale main card and ended in a TKO victory for Zingano in the final round. The bloody affair was awarded Fight of the Night honors.

Though it remains unclear when Tate will defend her title for the first time, the UFC suggested that her opponent will likely be former champion Ronda Rousey in a trilogy fight.