The rivalry between UFC bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey and title-contender Miesha Tate has played out nicely on TUF 18 thus far. However, Tate never would have been in place to challenge for Rousey’s title or showcase her coaching skills on the Ultimate Fighter had Cat Zingano not shredded her knee shortly before taping was set to begin. Unfortunately, Zingano suffered a recent setback when she potentially tore her meniscus while rehabbing from the initial injury and won’t be ready to return for another six months. At 8-0, and with her exciting knockout of Tate in April, Zingano can’t get back in the Octagon fast enough.
Though the recent shift in strategy around these parts has been difficult, rest assured the importance of the 5 OZ community hasn’t been forgotten or their plethora of thought-provoking opinions either. From here on out, the 10-Point Must will make a weekly appearance where I’ll give my thoughts on ten topics from the past seven days with hopes the readership will contribute their takes as well in the Comments section. This time around, subjects range from the future of a few fighters to some recently-booked rumbles to the tragic death of Leandro Souza. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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