What’s next for Cris Cyborg


Cris ‘Cyborg’ has yet again given the fans what they wanted, now will Dana White and the UFC continue these pointless bouts and instead grant her superfights.

I’ve come to realize that these women are agreeing to a catchweight of 140lbs to enter the octagon with the most dangerous woman on the planet but, this is Cris ‘cyborg’ we’re talking about. Justino’s game has no room for error and her way of finishes are unpredictable, you can say she resembles Anderson ‘the spider’ Silva’s presence in the octagon; you knew he was going to finish his opponents but how.

Cristiane Justino (16-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC), infamous 140 cut is a grueling sight to watch. For her second catchweight bout Justino documented her weight cut, giving MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fans a first take on how hard it is to make 140. Justino’s training was non-stop; early morning 10k runs and again in the evening, various conditioning drills and a new method she was very hesitant towards, birth control pills.  During her first catchweight against Lisa Leslie, Justino did not use birth control pills and managed to scale in at 139lbs, this time around her dietitian implemented a new weight cut that was clean and still would allow Cris to have the knockout power she prides herself on.

Cris mauled Lina Lansberg reminding the fans that she also has great take down ability and a vicious ground and pound. Coming out victorious you would expect Cris to be knocking on the bantamweight doors to take her on but the content fighter is still firm on making the drop to 140 only if it is a superfight against a top 10 fighter.

Cris is still the Invicta FC 145lb champion, during her absence from the promotion Invicta has worked on developing the wmma (Women’s Mixed Martial Arts) fighters until the return of Cyborg. For all we know Cyborg’s next fight could be a title defense and if so would she be intrigued to come back to the UFC. Most of the bantamweight division top 10 fighters are matched up for future bouts but, notable remarks have lingered. One being that Bethe Correia now ranked #10 in the division would love to take on Cris Cyborg. Second being Germain de Randamie who is currently ranked #11 has been noted to say earlier in the year that she wants to take on Cyborg.

Cyborg will be going on vacation and after that let contract frenzy begin.

Photo Credit: lowkickmma.com




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