Tate struggled early with holding the former champion down and being slightly out-pointed in the stand-up. Tate was able to keep it close however throughout the rounds and caught the submission specialist Coenen with a head and arm triangle late in the fourth.
This marks Tate’s sixth win in a row, and 11 wins on her record. Tate also won a silver medal for women’s grappling at the World Team Trials Championship in 2008.
The Official victory time for Tate came at 3:03 of round number four.
She currently trains with Team Alpha Male, with her current boyfriend and fellow Strikeforce fighter, Bryan Caraway.