It might be a while before fans get the fight they been waiting for in Ronda Rousey vs. Cris Justino.
In the meantime, though, it appears Rousey’s rival is willing to take “Cyborg” on.
UFC bantamweight star Miesha Tate joined flyweight Demetrious Johnson for a Q&A session on Saturday morning ahead of Fight Night Manila, and she soon was asked if she’d be willing to challenge Cyborg, the reigning Invicta FC world featherweight champion.
Tate usually weighs in at 10 pounds lighter than the fierce Brazilian, but that didn’t stop her from accepting the challenge.
“That’s my job,” Tate said during the session. “I have to fight anyone they put in front of me and obviously I’m not scared of anyone. So yes, I would (fight Cyborg at catchweight).
“But I heard Cyborg is signed to fight at 135, so I would prefer to fight her in my weight class. If they had a 125, I’d like to go down, but they don’t, so it’s 135 for me.”
Check out the video below to watch Tate and Johnson’s full Q&A session.
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