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‘Cyborg’ Calls for UFC to Have A Backup Ready if Amanda Nunes Pulls Out of UFC 232

The first-ever women’s super-fight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship takes place at UFC 232 in December between featherweight champion Cristiane Justino, better known as “Cyborg,” and bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes.
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Cris Cyborg Gonna Feast on the Bones of Bantamweight Champ Amanda Nunes

There is just one female superfight for the UFC to make, and it looks like they done made it!

According to featherweight champ Cris Cyborg, she’s signed on the dotted line and will face bantamweight queen Amanda Nunes at UFC 232 in December.

This is a fantastic match-up. Nunes’ best weapon is her punching power, and Cyborg is perhaps the most dangerous female fighter to ever set foot in a cage thanks to her own striking skills. I think it’s safe to say someone is getting smoked in this fight.

Here’s Cyborg’s Instagram post announcing the bout:

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Midnight Mania! Nunes Gets Closest Cyborg Odds Since Carano

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It is the era of the superfight. Women’s featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino vs. bantamweight queen Amanda Nunes is happening, and the odds are closer for any fight Cyborg has had since she fought Gina Carano in Strikeforce in 2009.

The fighters will clash at the big end-of-year UFC 232 card, on December 29 in Las Vegas, so there is plenty of time for those odds to shift. Nunes brings legitimate knockout power with her to 145 lbs., where she faces perhaps the most feared woman in mixed martial arts. It isn’t the superfight Cyborg has been angling for all these years — the only way she faces Ronda Rousey is in the WWE ring at this juncture — but Nunes does represent the most credible challenge to the current biggest female draw in combat sports.


Insomnia

Andrea “KBG” Lee posted this today asking for privacy while she deals with the fallout from alleged domestic abuse at the hands of her husband, Donny Aaron.

I wonder if McGregor still spends $ 300,000 on his fight camps

Suga Sean O’Malley working his elbows on the pads

Joanne Calderwood is back, possibly the quietest fighter on the UFC roster

Football wrestling

Suplex city

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Georges St. Pierre working on his gymnastics

Chael Sonnen vs. Fedor Emelianenko has a suitably over the top poster from Bellator.

Speaking of posters, Justin Gaethje is doing the heavy lifting in this one.

Michael Chandler will be staying put at Bellator, which is kind of a shame, but probably the best decision for him given how easy it would be to become lost in the shuffle in the UFC’s lightweight division.

Bryce Mitchell is keeping those bloody boxers, and he expressed it in the most Southern way possible.

It’s a living

Yoel Romero says he’s going to start charging USADA rent, they visit so often.

Matt Brown posted this clip of an excellent jiu-jitsu display in the face of aggression. What made me mad watching it was all the aggressor’s buddies trying to peel off his grips so their guy could break free and throw punches. If you are gonna let them fight, let them fight. Otherwise break it all the way up, but don’t just help out your guy.

Jiu-Jitsu for the win

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Slips, Rips, KO Clips

I missed all these fight clips from the weekend so y’all can relive them now.

Moving backwards on one leg. Still getting the KO. Winning.

This fight got wild before the finish

Not bad at all.

Lethwei is even more brutal than MMA. No gloves, just hand wraps, head butts allowed.

Headbutts like this one…

When the light bill is due

Walking on a dream


Random Land

Imagine this guy thinks he can tell anyone anything about fitness.

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Cris Cyborg, Amanda Nunes Officially Sign to Meet at UFC 232 on Dec. 29

A long-rumored superfight between featherweight queen Cristiane Justino and bantamweight titlist Amanda Nunes at UFC 232 is now official.
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Cris Cyborg, Amanda Nunes Officially Sign to Meet at UFC 232 on Dec. 29

A long-rumored superfight between featherweight queen Cristiane Justino and bantamweight titlist Amanda Nunes at UFC 232 is now official.
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UFC Bantamweight Champ Amanda Nunes, Strawweight Nina Ansaroff Announce Engagement

Amanda Nunes and Nina Ansaroff will be tying the knot in the near future.
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UFC Bantamweight Champ Amanda Nunes, Strawweight Nina Ansaroff Announce Engagement

Amanda Nunes and Nina Ansaroff will be tying the knot in the near future.
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UFC Bantamweight Champ Amanda Nunes, Strawweight Nina Ansaroff Announce Engagement

Amanda Nunes and Nina Ansaroff will be tying the knot in the near future.
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UFC Bantamweight Champ Amanda Nunes, Strawweight Nina Ansaroff Announce Engagement

Amanda Nunes and Nina Ansaroff will be tying the knot in the near future.
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UFC Bantamweight Champ Amanda Nunes, Strawweight Nina Ansaroff Announce Engagement

Amanda Nunes and Nina Ansaroff will be tying the knot in the near future.
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