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There are standard fights, then there are grudge matches. Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey's 2 bouts fall into the latter category.
These two mixed martial arts specialists first met in the Octagon on March 3, 2012, in a Strikeforce match for Tate's batanmweight championship.
Tate lost the match and her belt, but it was the way she lost that stunned fans. Trapped in an armbar she couldn't escape from, Tate refused to tap until Rousey had broken her arm.
The two women would meet again on December 28, 2013. This time Rousey's Bantamweight title was on the line. Tate lost via armbar in the third round. She learned from their previous match and tapped quickly this time.
Tate gave Ronda her toughest fight to date by becoming the first opponent to get out of the first round. Afterwards, Ronda refused to shake her hand.
Life+Times takes a look at the rivalry in this latest episode of the Roy Jones Jr.-hosted STATIC.