Cris Cyborg wants Holly Holm next, but not at Madison Sqaure Garden

August 8, 2017 6:15 pm by Chris Taylor
Cris Cyborg, Holly Holm

Cris Cyborg captured the UFC’s vacant women’s featherweight title at last month’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, defeating a very game Tonya Evinger via third-round TKO.

The most feared women’s fighter on the planet now has her eyes set on former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm.

Cyborg took to social media where she challenged “The Preacher’s Daughter” to an end-of-the-year showdown in Las Vegas.

Check it out:



“I have agreed to fight Holly 3 different times but the @UFC couldn’t get her side to sign Hopefully #ufc219 is far enough out to get it done”



“She had the chance to fight me twice at 140 but at 145 it will be for the gold and Dec 30th gives the @UFC time to promote it right #ufc219”

Holly Holm is coming off a sensational head kick knockout victory over former bantamweight title challenger Bethe Correia which took place this past June in Singapore.

Lance Pugmire of the LA Times recently reported that the UFC was hoping to have Cris Cybrog fight Holly Holm at November’s UFC 217 pay-per-view event in New York.

However, “Justino” revealed that after witnessing some recent events in New York, she is not confident in the states Athletic Commission.

In addition to that, Cyborg does not want to fight on the same card as Michael Bisping, as she and “The Count” share the same coach Jason Parillo.

“I don’t want fight same event @ParilloBoxing coach bispbing I’m also not confident in NY commission for big events yet I want Holly in Vegas”

Who do you think would win in a scrap between Cris Cyborg and Holly Holm? Sound off PENN Nation!


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