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Tate makes first defense at UFC 200 against Nunes



After submitting Holly Holm in March to win the UFC women's bantamweight title, Miesha Tate isn't wasting any time getting back into the Octagon, as she will defend her crown for the first time against Brazil's Amanda Nunes on the historic UFC 200 card at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on July 9.

MORE ON UFC 200: Ticket information | Complete fight card | Live in Las vegas on July 9 from brand new T-Mobile Arena | Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar 2 meet for interim title | Aldo vows aggression | Cain Velasquez faces Travis Browne in critical heavyweight clash of top contenders | Johny Hendricks meets Kelvin Gastelum | The home of UFC 200A women's MMA pioneer, former Strikeforce champion Tate added UFC championship gold to her trophy case when she handed Holm her first pro MMA loss with a stirring fifth-round finish. Now eager to extend her current five-fight winning streak in her adopted hometown of Las Vegas, Tate is putting everything on the line against the fourth-ranked Nunes, who has defeated Shayna Baszler, Sara McMann and Valentina Shevchenko in her last three bouts.

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