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Miesha Tate: Raquel Pennington would've felt 'lifetime of regret' for quitting at UFC 224

Posted On: May 17, 2018   |   Posted By: MMAjunkie

Miesha Tate: Raquel Pennington would've felt 'lifetime of regret' for quitting at UFC 224

Raquel Pennington was battered and beat down for four rounds by champ Amanda Nunes during their UFC 224 title fight, to the point that - at least in the moment - she wanted her corner to throw in the towel .
That didn't happen, though.
At the urging of her coach, Jason Kutz, Pennginton went back out for the final round, only to have Nunes punish her even more until the referee stepped in at the 2:36 mark for a TKO finish in this past Saturday's pay-per-view headliner from Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
Related Raquel Pennington's head coach defends speech urging her to fight fifth round at UFC 224
Despite the bloody outcome, retired UFC champion Miesha Tate believes it still would've been a mistake for Pennington's coaches to let her quit.
“I think that she should've had every opportunity to succeed, because she signed up for five rounds,” Tate said during an appearance on MMAjunkie Radio. “And if she wouldn't have gone out for the fifth round, it would've lasted a...

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