Miesha Tate has finally has a next opponent and it isn’t Bethe Correia.
UFC Tonight announced Wednesday Miesha Tate and Sara McMann will face each other for the first time at UFC 183 in Las Vegas January 31.
Tate (15-5) is coming off a win over Rin Nakai, handing the Japanese star her first loss. After back to back wins, Tate still has a road to climb to gain another match with UFC champion Ronda Rousey.
McMann (8-1) recovered from her loss to Rousey, gaining a split decision win over Lauren Murphy. McMann hopes a win over Tate will get her back into the title hunt.
The match is expected to be on the preliminary card on Fox Sports 1 January 31.