Din Thomas Says Amanda Nunes Doesn’t See Cyborg As A Threat


UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Amanda Nunes trains at American Top Team (ATT), a place in which UFC veteran Din Thomas coaches at.

Thomas has spent some time with Nunes and he says the women’s bantamweight champion doesn’t see UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino as a threat.

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“For the longest time, everybody’s been saying that Amanda didn’t want to fight Cyborg,” said Thomas on The Morning Wood Show. “I don’t really know how that rumor got started but everybody thought that, but I was hanging out with Amanda two weeks ago and I was at her crib and she was like, ‘Hey, I want to fight Cyborg. I hope she wins.’ It wasn’t on no beef, she was just like, ‘I want to fight whoever wins.’ I was like, ‘You want to fight Cyborg?’ and she said, ‘Yeah I want to fight Cyborg. I don’t see what the threat is.’ That’s what she was telling me. For her to want that fight, I was like, hell yeah, let’s get this fight. She doesn’t see the threat that everybody thought was there for her. She doesn’t see it and I love that about Amanda when it comes to this fight. I think she presents way more problems than people think that she can give Cyborg.”

Nunes and Cyborg have just become linked together after UFC President Dana White said he would like to put them together in a super fight.

Cyborg would rather test her skills against Megan Anderson or Pam Sorenson instead of Nunes, but Thomas says a fight with Nunes is the only one fans will care about.

“Cyborg doesn’t have anyone else to fight really that anyone is gonna really care about,” says Thomas.

If the fight eventually does come together, it would be the first women’s champion versus women’s champion super fight in UFC history.

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