New UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Miesha “Cupcake” Tate is set to make her first title defence on July 9th at UFC 200: “Diaz vs McGregor 2” in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tate faces off against hard-hitting Brazilian star Amanda “Lioness” Nunes in one of two championship bouts on the card.
UFC officials announced the fight tonight following an initial report from MMAFighting.com. Tate captured the title this past month when she choked out Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm at UFC 196. On the same card, Nunes earned a hard-fought win against Valentina “Bullet” Shevchenko.
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