Since dethroning Tate under the Strikeforce banner in March 2012, Rousey has been the driving force behind women's MMA. She's been labeled the sole reason females now compete inside the Octagon by UFC president Dana White and will now look to defend her UFC belt against her biggest rival.
Tate lucked into this opportunity. Following a loss to Cat Zingano in April, it appeared the former Strikeforce champion was multiple wins away from earning a rematch with Rousey. Instead, Zingano was injured and replaced with Tate, which set up the biggest fight the UFC could make right now in the women's 135-pound class.
As Rousey and Tate prepare to go at it again, it's time to take a closer look at how the two match up. Here is a closer look at where both fighters hold advantages.