Miesha Tate shows off weight loss transformation ahead of UFC flyweight debut

  • Tom Ward

Miesha Tate showed off her weight loss as she prepares for her UFC flyweight debut joking ‘I’m shrinking’.

The former UFC bantamweight champion treated MMA fans to her incredible body transformation on Facebook.

Tate, 35, showed off her shrinking frame in a black crop top with a light grey pattern on it.

She paired that with black and white shorts that highlighted her trim figure.

Tate added a splash of colour with her striking purple and gold hair.

The former TUF star, who won the latest season of Celebrity Big Brother after appearing on the CBS reality TV show last year, looked slimmer than ever in the new photo.

She captioned the post: “I’m shrinking…..

“Oddly enough I knew making flyweight (125lbs) was going to require my body to change, but yet going through the process has still been surprising at every turn!!

“July 2nd it’s ON!! Me vs Lauren Murphy UFC 276.”

Miesha Tate showed off her weight loss progress in black workout gear

Tate, nicknamed Cupcake, will make her return to the Octagon against perennial contender Lauren Murphy.

The fan favourite’s clash with the Arizona native will feature on the main card of UFC 276, which will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 2.

However, that doesn’t mean she is officially done with 135lbs.

Last year, the Celebrity Big Brother star admitted that she will probably go back up in weight at some point as she says she has unfinished business.

“It’s something I’ve definitely thought about, but I definitely don’t want people to think that I’m running at 135,” she told MMA Junkie.

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“I hate the idea of leaving a division on a loss, it really bugs me.

“Something really bothers me about that, about leaving the division on a loss.

“It’s something I’ve thought about, but at the same time, I feel like I need more time to digest all of that.

“It’s not out of the question by any means, but it would be a long process if I’m gonna get down to 125.

“You probably know I’ve been pretty vocal that I’m not a fan of big weight cuts, so I would definitely have to do some things to change my body to get down at that weight, but it’s not something that’s way out in left field.

“It’s definitely something that I feel like could be an option.

“I just have to decide to. I’m definitely leaning towards staying at 135, especially with the change-ups and everything like that and seeing what’s happening there, but 125 is definitely not out of the question.”

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