Rousey Eyes New Challengers In Kaufman, McMann & “Cyborg”
“There’s already that story background between me and Sarah Kaufman, and how everyone thinks she should have got the title shot and this fight needs to happen. And whenever Cris Cyborg comes back, that fight would be great to happen, and then there’s other girls like Sara McMann, who is an Olympic medalist in wrestling, would be the only new person coming in that would be easy to build up a fight. After that, that’s a good amount of time that would go by and there would be a lot more opportunities coming up around then. I’m not worried… [Cyborg is] the one that has fewer options. She’s the one that just got popped for steroids and has an empty division,” said Rousey. “I think the smartest idea for her would be to be like, ‘Look, I’m off steroids. I proved that I’m off and I can cut down to a lower division. I’m going to have to cut down to a lower division anyways cause who the hell am I going to fight at 145?”… I just do whatever I’ve got to do. If people want to see [the rematch against Miesha Tate], then I’ll do it, but I wouldn’t feel bad about beating her up again. I’m not going to go out of my way if it’s not in the best interest of my career at that moment.”
In a recent interview with mmaweekly.com, newly crowned Strikeforce champion, Ronda Rousey discussed her options for future challengers.
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