Could this be some elaborate ploy get Ronda to stand and bang with Miesha for better or worse? Is this Miesha basically saying “no, I can’t go to the ground with you, but I have a puncher’s chance on the feet.” I think so. I think Miesha is trying to be clever when it’s only pissing Ronda off further. I think the chance of a knockout is as equally great as someone (Miesha) getting her arm torn off.
This is what Miesha said about the champ on Showdown Radio:
“I think as a champion she should really represent herself better. I love the sport of MMA and I think sportsmanship is a crucial, important, part of it. Because we have fought so long to break down the barriers of it being a blood sport, of it being human cock fighting, of it not even being a sport. All these bad reputations that MMA gets; as more a veteran of this sport I have really come to appreciate the work everybody has put into it to make it a sport.”
“I have never kept it a secret that I don’t like Ronda. I will say it now. But I am not going to act like a 2 year old. You know a 10 year old and walk around throwing temper tantrums all the time and act like a cry baby. I am still going to carry myself as a professional regardless of how Ronda chooses to treat me.”
“I am calling her out to strike with me. I don’t believe that she will. I think that she is scared to. I think she is going to try and take me down and armbar me again. But I would like to see. Let’s compare our hands.”