Miesha Tate calls Aspen Ladd a ‘cheater’ over UFC Vegas 38 weigh-in quirks
Miesha Tate calls Aspen Ladd a ‘cheater’ on UFC Vegas 38 weigh-in quirks
Former UFC bantamweight champion Miesha Tate was quick to respond to Aspen Ladd’s statement after her failed weight loss at UFC Vegas 38.
Ladd, the UFC’s No.3-ranked female bantamweight, failed to put on any weight for her scheduled fight at UFC Vegas 38 against No.11-ranked Macy Chiasson. on the scale fully clothed. The screen was pulled out so she could weigh in without anything. She stepped on the scale then stepped back. In the end, she broke the 136-pound limit for untitled bantamweight fights by one pound.
Ladd has already lost weight once in his career. She struggled to gain weight a few times. The fight was later called off due to health concerns and Ladd released a statement explaining his side of what went wrong.
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– Aspen Ladd (@TheAspenLadd) October 1, 2021
Tate responded to Ladd’s statement and had no sympathy for the 26-year-old. Tate accused Ladd of trying to cheat and come up with excuses.
It’s one thing to lack weight, it’s another to try to trick the scales and use every excuse in the book for not weighing correctly. Everyone saw you cheat and still weighed over a kilo. I bet you were quite 139. https://t.co/VyOWcfTMCv
– Miesha Tate (@MieshaTate) October 3, 2021
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Tate returned to action in July after last competing in November 2016, defeating Marion Reneau by TKO. Tate was immediately reinserted into the UFC women’s bantamweight rankings at No.8. Tate was scheduled to face No.7 Ketlen Vieira on October 16, but the fight was pushed back to November 20 after Tate tested positive. for COVID-19.