Miesha Tate Returns To Bantamweight, Faces Mayra Bueno Silva In June
Former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion meesha tate Will return to the 135-pound division and face Mayra Bueno Silva in June.
Tate comes out of retirement in 2021 after four years out of the fight sport that included marriage and motherhood. She eliminated Marion Reneau by TKO and earned the Performance of the Night bonus.
With the win over Reno, Tate was pitted against contender Caitlan Vieira In a bout that was potentially a title eliminator. She was defeated by unanimous decision. The loss led to the decision to move up weight classes.
In her last fight, Tate dropped down to the flyweight division to test the waters. she lost to the perennial contender Lauren Murphy by unanimous decision.
Now returning to the weight class she once held the championship in, Tech will face Mayra Bueno Silva in June. Silva is at number 10 in the weight category. She’s riding a three-fight winning streak, including a submission victory over Lena Lansberg in her last outing in February.