Miesha Tate on Fitness Gurls cover

Strong is the new skinny.

The former Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion

Miesha “Cupcake” Tate knows how to strike a modeling

pose as well as she knows how to apply a chokehold. On the cover of

the newest issue of Fitness Gurls magazine is the toned and curvy,

No. 1 contender Tate in a string bikini making a generation of

people thoroughly jealous of her boyfriend/coach, UFC bantamweight

Bryan Caraway.

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(Miesha Tate’s new cover shot from Fitness Gurls

Magazine)

The 27-year-old with a 13-4 professional record has become quite

the celebrity in her own right while chasing after a rematch with

her bitter rival UFC women’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey.

A one time high school women’s state wrestling champion in

Washington who began MMA in college after joining an MMA club

created by Caraway, “Cupcake” landed a spot early this

year in ESPN magazine’s famed Body Issue and is the opposing

coach to Rousey on this season’s The Ultimate Fighter, which

will conclude with their title fight at UFC 168.

Judging by how she looks in a barely there swimsuit, cupcakes

are for nicknames and not for eating in Tate’s diet.