Postponed Miesha Tate-Ketlen Vieira Clash Moved to Nov. 20 UFC Main Event

By: Tristen Critchfield
Sep 29, 2021


A previously postponed women’s bantamweight showdown between Miesha Tate and Ketlen Vieira officially has a new date.

Promotion officials announced Wednesday that Tate vs. Vieira wll serve as the main event for an Ultimate Fighting Championship event on Nov. 20. The bout was initially slated for UFC Fight Night 195 on Oct. 16 before Tate tested positive for COVID-19.

Tate ended a five-year retirement at UFC on ESPN 26, where she returned with a third-round TKO triumph over Marion Reneau on July 17. “Cupcake” is a former UFC and Strikeforce bantamweight queen with notable wins over the likes of Holm, Sara McMann, Jessica Eye, Liz Carmouche, Julie Kedzie and Marloes Coenen, to name a few.

After beginning her promotional tenure with four consecutive victories, Vieira has lost two of her last three UFC appearances. Most recently, the 29-year-old Brazilian was outpointed by Yana Kunitskaya at UFC Fight Night 185 on Feb. 20.

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