Strikeforce officials announced that Miesha Tate is the third entrant into an upcoming four-woman tournament.
Tate joins Hitomi Akano and Maiju Kujala as official entrants into the tournament, which will take place in one single night at Strikeforce Challengers 10 on Aug. 10 in Phoenix, Ariz. The winner of the tournament will earn a title shot against the winner of the Sarah Kaufman vs. Roxanne Modafferi bout that takes place at Strikeforce Challengers 9.
Tate holds a 2-1 record in Strikeforce and will enter the bout riding a three-fight win streak. She holds victories in eight of her past nine bouts.