Invicta Fighting Championships Interim Featherweight Champion Megan Anderson would like to fight the actual featherweight champion in Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino.
The roadblock to the whole fight happening is the UFC.
“I think she would like that fight to happen right now, but … I’m contracted to Invicta FC at the moment,” Anderson said after UFC 209. “‘Cyborg’ is with the UFC, and they’re not allowing her to go back to Invicta. So unless (the UFC comes) to us, there’s not much we can do. But we’ll be ready for that fight.”
Anderson won the belt when she defeated Charmaine Tweet at Invicta FC 21. The interim champion would also like Invicta FC to provide a little clarity when it comes to her status as the interim champion.
“I think it’s a little weird,” Anderson said. “I do think Invicta needs to have some clarification on what exactly is going on with the interim belt and full belt, because if Cris isn’t coming back, then she’s no longer in the organization.”
Cyborg has already competed twice under the UFC banner, with those fights being victories over Leslie Smith and Lina Lansberg. Anderson has yet to defend the interim title she won a few months back.