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The Problem With Cris Cyborg v Amanda Nunes


If Dana White does indeed make the Cris Cyborg vs Amanda Nunes fight with the women’s featherweight title on the line, while it is an undoubtedly fun fight, it does raise and highlight certain problems.

It yet again matches another bantamweight with Cyborg, albeit the reigning champion, and yet again highlights that Cyborg is a champion of a division that isn’t really there. The prospect of a fight with Megan Anderson is a start, but unless the UFC invests in the division, then they might as well scrap it as it needs genuine talent added to the ranks and of course natural featherweights.

The other negative I can see is what if Nunes wins, which is not beyond the realms of possibility. Will we get another Michael Bisping v GSP scenario? What will Nunes do? Would she vacate her newly won belt, if so what happens to the featherweight belt then?

Its the type of one dimensional, short-sighted, no plan B matchmaking we get at times when the so-called money fights are made. If the match does indeed end up causing problems afterwards, then nobody should be surprised.



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8 Comments

  • Jacob William Edward Gibson
    08/01/2018 at 5:32 am

    Nunez never fights. Not a fan, if rather watch Megan Anderson vs cyborg. Nunez can’t fight with closed fists

  • Erik Campbell
    07/01/2018 at 1:41 am

    One of 100

  • Eleanna Kofi
    06/01/2018 at 1:09 pm

    Chris Mavrogianni

  • David Framilla
    06/01/2018 at 12:04 pm

    Wow

  • Ryan Ferry
    05/01/2018 at 9:48 pm

    Nunes is a brawler with a hard punch. But cyborg showed she has skill against holms if Nunes doesn’t protect her chin she will be sleeping

  • Adrian Rodriguez
    05/01/2018 at 9:24 pm

    There is no problem Cyborg will kill her

  • Mark Cress
    05/01/2018 at 8:32 pm

    Should be a bisexual extravaganza

  • Rab Blair
    05/01/2018 at 7:16 pm

    That it would be a man-ish gay girl getting smashed by a straight man?