Taneisha Tennant used time in Florida with her father, since New York had several COVID-19 situations. The former Invicta FC bantamweight didn’t return residence right until June.
A month later, she bought an unanticipated call to show up on Dana White’s Contender Sequence.
“I’ve been ready for this chance for a prolonged time. It was unpredicted and I’m really pleased [despite] this quarantine and how everything is shut down,” Tennant reported. “I didn’t have way too several fights on my document, so I thought it would possibly be for the Contender Sequence or a brief-see fight.”
Tennant (3-) gained the Phoenix Collection 3 bantamweight event in March. She defeated Taylor Guardado in the final by way of unanimous determination.
Other than her combating job, Tennant also functions at a nursing household in New York. While being in Florida, she obtained updates from coworkers about how COVID-19 contracted residents.
“A several of the nurses got the virus and were ill. One came to function not far too lengthy in the past, she experienced to go to rehab,” Tennant explained. “It was tough, in particular for the personnel. Also, a few of the residents died.”
Tennant returned to New York in June. The nursing house did not have any much more COVID-19 scenarios, and she began instruction at her dojo, as regular fitness centers ended up still closed.
“When I noticed that the UFC was open and having exhibits in June, it appeared that they have been trying to crank it out each and every week,” Tennant mentioned. “I was like ‘wow they possibly are heading to will need some men and women.’ This option indicates all the things. I just acquired to go there and get it.”
DWCS Period 4 is anticipated to premiere on Aug. 4 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, and the period has been scheduled to run till Oct. 6.