Cyborg Not Interested In Fighting Ronda Rousey


UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino has been feuding with former UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey for quite some time now.

Rousey’s coach in Edmond Tarverdyan recent said he wants his charge to finally fight Cyborg, but it is challenge that Cyborg is no longer interested in.

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“If Ronda wants to come back for a fight,” Cyborg said to MMA Fighting. “I believe it’s better for her to fight Miesha Tate. I’m in another stage of my career. I wanted to fight Ronda when she was psychologically well and confident.”

While Cyborg has stayed active as a fighter, the former women’s bantamweight champion has only competed twice in the last two-plus years, suffering defeats at UFC 193 and UFC 207.

Cyborg isn’t willing to fight Rousey in the Octagon, but she wouldn’t mind having a match with her in the WWE. exclusively broke the news that Rousey is training for a pro wrestling appearance last month.

“Now, if she wants to make a good fight for the fans, we can make it at WWE,” she said. “It would fit perfectly [for her] to go to Hollywood, and for me would be another challenge in my career. And something brilliant, her coach would fit perfectly in her corner in WWE, he’s nothing but a joke.”

Despite her coaches desire to have her fight Cyborg, the former women’s bantamweight champion hasn’t commented on what her fighting future is going to be.

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