Last month Cat Zingano defeated Miesha Tate by referee stoppage in the third round. The victory not only earned her a shot at Ronda Rousey's bantamweight title, but also the role as coach on the next season of the Ultimate Fighter opposite Rousey.
According to a tweet from UFC Tonight and unfortunately it looks as though a knee injury has forced Zingano to step down from both of those opportunities:
#BREAKING: @CatZingano has dropped out of TUF Season 18 due to knee injury. She'll be replaced by @MieshaTate. Story developing...
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UFC President Dana White came on the Underground tonight as well to report that Zingano already had her knee surgery and was recovering:
From: dfw jr
Posted: 5/28/13 8:15 PM
Cat just got out she went to the best knee surgeon in the country. He said it went great.
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