Miesha Tate unconcealed

UFC fighter Miesha Tate foregoes her clothes for The Mag

Originally Published: July 9, 2013
By Morty Ain | ESPN The Magazine

Why did you decide to pose for the Body Issue? MT: I want to show that you can be a cage fighter and still be feminine. I hate the stereotype that women who fight are "butch" or "wannabe men." It's nice to be able to embrace being a beautiful, strong woman.

How did you get started fighting? MT: My freshman year of high school, I started wrestling, and I ended up loving it more than anything I'd ever done. When I went to college, I came across MMA. My first reaction ...

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