Miesha Tate is an American mixed martial artist who is an expert in submission wrestling. She has an MMA record of 19 wins and 8 losses. In 2010, she was crowned winner of the Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Tournament. She is also the FCF Women’s Bantamweight Championship.
Miesha Tate was born on August 18, 1986 in Tacoma, Washington, United States of America. Her parents’ names are Rob Tate and Michelle Tate. She has a sister named Felicia Martin. Miesha went to Franklin Pierce High School. There she chose amateur wrestling over basketball. She later went to Central Washington University for her advanced and postgraduate studies and attended the Mixed Martial Arts Club.
Miesha Tate’s career
Miesha started her career as a wrestler. In 2005, she competed in the girls’ national championship and won the title in wrestling. Over the next year, she fought in many amateur fights, scoring a record of 5-1 in MMA before turning pro. In 2007 she made her professional debut at the HOOKnSHOOT Women’s Grand Prix. She competed in various small fights like Cage Sports MMA, Freestyle Cage Fighting, Atlas Fighting and many more in 2008/09.
In January 2010 she won her first MMA title at FCF. She has also made her debut in Strikeforce and has competed with Elaina Maxwell, Sarah Kaufman, Zoila Gurgel and others. In February 2013, she officially joined the Ultimate Fighting Championship. She competed in various matches against Cat Zingano, Liz Carmouche, Rin Nakai, Sara McMann, Jessica Eye, Holly Holm and many more.
In these games, she has won the title of UFC champion. After competing against Raquel Pennington and Jessica Eye in a few matches, she announced her retirement from mixed martial arts in 2016. On November 7, 2018, she joined the ONE Championship as Vice President. She later announced her return to the game on March 24, 2021.
She faced off against Marion Reneau and won the fight that earned her the second Performance of the Night award of her UFC career. She also faced Keteln Viera at UFC Fight Night 195 but was rescheduled to November 20, 2021 at UFC Fight Night 198. On May 14, 2022, she will face Lauren Murphey at UFC Fight Night 209.
In one of her YouTube videos, she was discussing the transition from bantamweight to flyweight, where a user asked her if she would consider creating an Onlyfans account. Only Fans is a content subscription service where scan creators earn money from users who subscribe to their content. She closed the idea and replied to the user, “No. Where in that video did I say I’m desperate?” She received backlash for making that statement. But when she realized her mistake and sincerely apologized. Also stated that she has no intention of demeaning other fighters who own Onlyfans accounts.
Miesha Tate Biography
|Real name||Miesha Theresa Tate|
|date of birth||Aug. 18, 1986|
|Age (as of 2022)||35 years|
|place of birth||Tacoma, Washington, USA|
|job||Mixed martial artists|
|height||in feet inches – 5′ 6” – in centimeters – 168 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 61kg – in pounds – 134 pounds|
|shoe size||8 (USA)|
|Hair color||dark brown|
Miesha Tate Family
|school||Franklin Pierce High School|
|University||Central Washington University|
|Who is Miesha Tate’s husband?||Johnny Nuñez|
|children||Two (Amaia Nevaeh Nunez, Daxton Wylder Nuñez)|
Miesha started dating an MMA fighter named Johnny Nunez. They started dating on January 1, 2018 and were blessed with a daughter named Amaia Nevaeh Nunez on June 4, 2018. Later in December 2019, she announced her pregnancy with her second child. On June 14, 2020, she gave birth to her son named Daxton.
Miesha Tate Net Worth
Miesha Tate has earned a lot in her professional career as she wins many games and earns prize money. According to sources, her net worth was estimated to be around $6 million. She also earns through modeling and brand endorsements.
Facts About Miesha Tate
- Her sister Felicia also works as a model.
- It is also known by other names such as Cupcake and Takedown.
- Miesha helped carry a six-year-old girl with a broken arm on a hike in Nevada on September 5, 2016.
- She was previously in a relationship with Bryan Caraway, whom she met at university.
- Tate also saved Bryan’s mother’s life when she had an asthma attack while diving and became completely unresponsive.
- In high school, she wrestled on the boys’ team until she graduated.
- She tested positive for the Covid-19 pandemic.