Zingano: I broke Miesha Tate's heart


No. 1 UFC women's bantamweight challenger Cat Zingano  appeared on Wednesday's UFC Tonight, and discussed her injuries, hopes at a title shot, and Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate.

On who will win at UFC 168 on December 28.

"I'm not chasing Miesha. I already beat her so I'm really looking forward to Ronda winning that fight starting right back where I left off."

"As a fighter, you can feel your opponent. You can tell that moment when they break and I feel like Miesha broke when we were already on the ground. I don't think it was an early stoppage by any means. I felt like, if anything, she let it go. The first knee I threw, I felt like Miesha had her heart broken and that she was down for the count. Those knees after that were just kind of a gift I felt was given by the ref. I think Kim Winslow did a good job."

On how much time she is practicing armbar defense.


"I think Ronda, in her back pocket, she always has that armbar in mind. No one's really seen anything out of her yet. That doesn't mean she doesn't have anything. Like I said before, just because she's done it all the way up until now doesn't mean she can do it to everyone, which is why I state my case on training for her. I've never trained for a single person I've fought. I've only trained to improve. That's how I plan on continuing to go. I don't know why I would change my game now."

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NFABeeJay site profile image  

10/4/13 9:37 PM by NFABeeJay


Gustafsson Broke Bones site profile image  

10/3/13 8:32 PM by Gustafsson Broke Bones

Wait , Wait, WAIT!Atkinson, you "double wipe"?or is it more of an alternating thing?

goshdamnitbrockno site profile image  

10/3/13 8:08 PM by goshdamnitbrockno

I think it's more human than it is wrong, I hope Cat takes the title from her and takes it in style. Love me some Zingano.

shaqitup site profile image  

10/3/13 7:00 PM by shaqitup

i never understood the "not training for opponent" mentality. It's obviously the smart thing to do.  

DarkHelmet site profile image  

10/3/13 6:54 PM by DarkHelmet

Zingano is a cold ass honkey

GnP Sonnen site profile image  

10/3/13 5:38 PM by GnP Sonnen

I'd like to break tates headboard

Fobby site profile image  

10/3/13 5:24 PM by Fobby

Cat seems too smart to not train armbar defense. And also too smart to tell the public she's training armbar defense. She doesn't want to let anyone know she's worried about Ronda's skill. That being said, I really really hope Ronda retires undefeated with all wins by armbar. That would be so awesome.

Blue Flame Special site profile image  

10/3/13 3:18 PM by Blue Flame Special

Cat seems really cool, but there is no way she's not/won't be training with that armbar in mind.I think she's smarter than that.

Il Duce site profile image  

10/3/13 2:33 PM by Il Duce

I like Cat and all, but I doubt she took the heart of the girl who let her arm get mangled instead of tapping. Tate has heart for days, and I'm not even a big fan. Her Kedzie fight was all heart. Zingano was just better that night. Now hopefully Miesha got her crazy Ronda hate in check and doesn't fight so goddamn wild this time. She has a good chance if she doesn't fight like angry 5th grader.

Vaginal Tear site profile image  

10/3/13 2:16 PM by Vaginal Tear

Just like against Sarah. Ronda will jab in and rush for the takedown.