Miesha Tate : UFC return isn’t about money


“I literally had to hunt Dana down,” Tate said at a news conference following Friday’s UFC 260 ceremonial weigh-ins. “He blew off my first five Instagram messages. It was actually starting to really piss me off.”

Eventually, Tate got a hold of White, and the two met in person to discuss business. White approved the comeback plans but only after Tate explained her motivation.

“He was like, ‘So, what are you doing here?’” Tate said. “I was like, ‘I want to f*cking fight. That’s what I’m doing here.’ He’s like, ‘All right, you’re not hurting for money?’ I was like, ‘No, I’m not.’ I’m actually making really good money right now with ONE Championship. This is because I want to do that. I want to come back and fight.”

“… I’m not here for anything less than gold. I want to be the best in the world. I’d love to say I’m doing this because I’m a mom, and I want to inspire my kids and all this. That’s all cherry on the top.



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