Conor McGregor, Manny Pacquiao and Halle Berry rally behind Cris Cyborg ahead of UFC 232 fight

Cris Cyborg
Image: Cris Cyborg on Instagram

UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg faces a tough task in the co-main event of Saturday night’s UFC 232 card, as she is scheduled to defend her title opposite reigning UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes.

While the challenge ahead cannot be understated, Cris Cyborg at least has the support of many of her fellow fighters, and at least one Hollywood star.

Ahead of UFC 232, the featherweight queen received well-wishes from former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion Conor McGregor, multi-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao, and even Hollywood actress Halle Berry.

Here’s what these stars had to say to Cris Cyborg:

“Excited for tonights UFC 232 card! A lot interesting matchups with no shortage of controversy surrounding! This is fighting “as real as it gets.” Good luck @ParadigmSM client, and latest addition to the @MonsterEnergy team, [Cris Cyborg] in the Co-Main event. UFC 232 LIVE ON PPV!!” – Conor McGregor on Twitter.

“Excited for [Cris Cyborg’s] UFC 232 fight tonight” – Manny Pacquiao on Twitter.

https://twitter.com/halleberry/status/1079138159403896834

“Not only is [Cris Cyborg] arguably the greatest female #MMA fighter, but she is filled with compassion, love, empathy and palpable humanity! Good luck tonight Criscy, may your light shine brighter than ever before- #UFC232 #CyborgVsNunes is TONIGHT on PPV!” – Halle Berry on Twitter.

With the support of these stars, do you think Cris Cyborg can successfully defend her title in the UFC 232 co-main event on Saturday night?

This article first appeared on BJPENN.COM on 12/29/2018.