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  • Bethe Correia says Miesha Tate needs a better mouth piece

    Elias Cepeda at Cagewriter3 hrs ago

    UFC bantamweight contender Bethe Correia (9-0) has been doing all she can with her fighting and her trash talk to get the attention her record deserves, and work her way up to a title shot. That's why she believes two-time world title challenger Miesha Tate (15-5) recently singled her out for a future fight.

    "I don’t know why she put herself into this story," Correia told media members in Brazil, this week, according to atranslation from Guilherme Cruz.

    "I think she saw all the attention I was receiving. Tate had two chances against Ronda and lost both twice. She saw that I’m closer to a title shot, so she wants to use that attention."

    Even if that is the case, the Brazilian slugger believes that the wrestling-based Tate made a mistake in not just calling Correia out, but in specifically saying she wants a stand-up striking battle with her.  "Tate does have good grappling, but she challenged me to a stand-up war," the undefeated fighter explained.

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  • Jose Aldo says UFC fighters deserve better pay

    Elias Cepeda at Cagewriter1 day ago

    UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo's confidence seems to extend outside of the Octagon, and into the business world of MMA. "Scarface" seems just as quick with a criticism of UFC brass (well, at least since president Dana White began to inexplicably bash his dominant and entertaining champ) as he is with one of his nasty leg kicks.

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