Holly Holm’s stunning upset of previously unbeaten Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 has fans demanding a rematch.
Holm said soon after her victory that Rousey “deserved” a rematch, but no fight between them officially has been scheduled at this time.
Another fight mixed-martial arts fans desperately want to see, perhaps even more than Rousey vs. Holm II, is a bout between Holm and Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino.
Good news for the UFC — Holm seems very willing to fight Cyborg.
“I know with the UFC, they don’t have that (featherweight) division, so if that was something that they were going to put together, I’m not against it,” Holm recently told SB Nation blog MMA Fighting. “I’m open to it. I have fought at heavier weights in boxing.
“I love Cyborg. She’s awesome. I finally got to get to know her this year. Whatever Cyborg wants to do, I support it. You want to stay at a heavier weight, you don’t want to go to 140? Whatever she wants to do, I’m all about it. I haven’t really thought about it too much.”
Cyborg hasn’t fought since July 9 when she defeated Faith Van Duin at Invicta FC 13 to retain her featherweight title. Her next fight is the main event at Invicta FC 15, which is scheduled for Jan. 16.
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