The essence of three months of reality television was whittled down to one very real three-minute live interview.
There was Miesha Tate at Las Vegas’s Mandalay Bay Events Center on Saturday night, smiling, gracious, and witty.
To her right, separated by interviewer Jon Anik, was UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who looked like she wanted to be anywhere except where she was at the moment.
If this was professional wrestling, they’d call it a double turn, in which the hero becomes the villain and the villain the hero, all in one fell swoop.
But really, should anyone be surprised? Saturday’s Ultimate Fighter Finale card was Tate’s crowning accomplishment, as her fighters went 2-0 in head-to-head championship matchups against their Team Rousey counterparts. Julianna Pena became the first TUF women’s champion by finishing Jessica Rakoczy in the first round of their bantamweight bout; and Chris Holdsworth won theRead More »from Ronda Rousey assumes role of villain after ugly 'TUF' coaching stint