Kim Couture set to fight Miesha Tate at ShoMMA: Strikeforce Challengers May 15th

PRO MMA ( has learned from multiple sources that Kim “Sugar Free” Couture (1-1) has accepted a fight with Miesha “Takedown” Tate (6-1) as part of Showtime’s “ShoMMA: Strikeforce Challengers”, which will take place on May 15th in Fresno, California.

Couture, the wife of UFC legend Randy Couture, lost her very first MMA bout to Kim Rose on June 20th of last year by unanimous decision. Even in her defeat she gained a lot of respect and showed her toughness by finishing the fight with a broken jaw she received early in round one.

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Miesha Tate captures 135 pound title at Freestyle Cage Fighting

Miesha Tate defeated Liz Carriero this past Saturday in Shawnee, Oklahoma for Freestyle Cage Fighting’s 135 pound women’s title. Tate (6-1) has won her last five bouts and will ride her winning streak into Fresno, California on May 15th, when Strikeforce and Showtime will debut the new ShoMMA series.

Carriero (3-5) has called FCF home for the majority of her career, fighting in the promotion for seven of her eight career bouts. Despite coming in as the underdog, Carriero faced stiff competition against veteran fighters Katrina Alendal and Alexis Davis prior to facing Tate.

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