Former champ Miesha Tate announces retirement after UFC 205 loss


Miesha Tate seen here celebrating her victory over Holly Holm in their UFC 196 women’s bantamweight title fight. (Eric Jamison/AP)

Miesha Tate didn’t look like her typical self Saturday at UFC 205 as she lost a one-sided unanimous decision to Raquel Pennington.

Following the fight, she announced her retirement from mixed martial arts competition after a decade-long career.

Tate (18-7) is a former UFC and Strikeforce champion known for her rivalry with Ronda Rousey and dramatic win over Holly Holm at UFC 196.

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