With Ted Cruz and John Kasich ending their respective bids to become the next President of the United States, Donald Trump -- yes, Donald Trump -- is the presumptive Republican nominee for the upcoming November elections. There's plenty of notable MMA support behind Trump, including from Dana White, Chris Weidman, and Tito Ortiz.
TMZ has been repeatedly asking MMA figures about Donald Trump, so why stop now? Next on deck, current UFC women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate. As you can watch in the video at the top of the page, Tate doesn't say that she's voting for Trump, but she does like that Donald isn't keen on Ronda Rousey.
"I wouldn't say that I've supported him," Tate said after the TMZ reporter claimed she'd supported Trump in the past. "I would say that I maybe like the idea of a Republican just for the simple fact that we've had two democratic [administrations in a row] ... you know, simple as that. But honestly, we do have one thing in common: he's not a Ronda Rousey fan."
When asked if she'd ever talked to Trump in person, Tate replied, "No, I've never actually spoken to Donald Trump. That's one thing he's got going for him. If I can give him any credit where credit's due, he's not a Ronda fan."
You may remember that Trump tweeted this little gem after Rousey was KO'd by Holm last November.
Glad to see that @RondaRousey lost her championship fight last night. Was soundly beaten - not a nice person!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 16, 2015
Tate is scheduled to fight Amanda Nunes at UFC 200: Cormier vs. Jones 2 on July 9th, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. If she wins, the expectation is that Tate will fight Rousey at UFC 205 in the promotion's debut card at Madison Square Garden. Tate's 0-2 against her fierce rival, but has just beaten the only woman to defeat Rousey, so we'll see if a trilogy match will soon follow.