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Miesha Tate on Ronda Rousey: 'I would fight her 100 times'

Miesha Tate says that she would fight Ronda Rousey 100 times, even if she lost the first 99 fights.

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Miesha Tate did a good job of earning a lot of fans going into her UFC 168 bout with Ronda Rousey, but she came up short for the second straight time against the undefeated champion. Since the loss almost two weeks ago, she caused a stir by getting into a disagreement with a gas station attendant. The former Strikeforce champ is looking forward though, and says that she'd be willing to fight Sarah Kaufman or Liz Carmouche next. But she tells Fox Sports that he would take any opportunity to fight Rousey again, even if she kept losing:

"I told Dana White that I'd fight her as many times as he'd let me," she told FOX Sports in a Wednesday night interview. I don't care if I fought her 100 times and I lost the first 99 of them. I would fight her 100 times, as many times as they let me. If she beats me nine times out of 10, that might be the reality of it, but I would be game to fight her any day at any time they'd let me. And if I could ever work that and prove I deserve another title shot, or even if it's not for a title, if I ever do earn the opportunity to fight her again, I would love to."

Tate also said that she experienced an adrenaline dump and didn't feel good going into the bout:

"I felt like sh-t, to put it quite frankly," Tate said. "Watching it again, I looked better than I felt, but I really had to push myself because I felt horrible. I was trying to push out of first gear but it didn't really happen. I did a lot of good things defensively but I wasn't able to do some of the offensive things that we worked on."

I highly doubt we'll ever see Tate in the cage with Rousey again, but it can't hurt to keep that particular flame burning I guess.

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