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After flyweight title, Valentina Shevchenko already eyes 'revenge' with Amanda Nunes

AUSTIN, Texas – We all saw how great former UFC bantamweight title challenger Valentina Shevchenko looked in her debut as a flyweight for the promotion.
Just how good did she feel, …read more

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MMA's week out of the cage: Court McGee honored, Amanda Nunes models, Yoel Romero indulges

Social media has become a significant part of the sporting landscape. But few, if any, professional sports match the level of interaction and personal access provided by MMA.
In an individual …read more

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Amanda Nunes vs Raquel Pennington title fight being discussed, possibly for UFC 224 on May 12

The show must go on.
After Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s Featherweight champion Cris Cyborg stepped in to save UFC 222 by agreeing to face off against Yana Kunitskaya on March …read more

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Cris Cyborg Indicates Amanda Nunes Fight Still on Tap, Despite Headlining UFC 222

Cris Cyborg stepped up to save the March 3 UFC 222 fight card, but she insists that it’s not at the expense of a planned fight with Amanda Nunes in …read more

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Despite UFC 222, Cris Cyborg still eyes fight with fellow UFC champ Amanda Nunes

Amanda Nunes didn’t get her chance to be a two-division UFC champ this time, but at least on Cris Cyborg’s end, it appears that’s not entirely out of question.
On Wednesday …read more

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Report | Talk of Amanda Nunes vs Raquel Pennington is Under Way

This isn’t the first we’ve heard of the possible bantamweight title fight matchup between Raquel Pennington and the champion, Amanda Nunes. In fact, the fight was apparently on it’s way …read more

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Report: Cris Cyborg vs Amanda Nunes featherweight title fight targeted for UFC 224 on May 12 in Rio de Janeiro

Ultimate Fighting Championship is gearing up for another quick return to Brazil, as the world’s leading mixed martial arts (MMA) organization is set to stage UFC 224 on May 12, …read more

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Valentina Shevchenko says ‘business’ with Amanda Nunes — and Joanna Jędrzejczyk — is not over

Ahead of her flyweight debut at UFC Belem, Valentina Shevchenko spoke about two rivalries that she hopes to revisit some day. Number-one ranked bantamweight Valentina Shevchenko makes her flyweight …read more

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Amanda Nunes: Cyborg Negotiations Going ‘Slow, Nothing Official’

UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has defeated the likes of Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey. For the Brazilian to take that next step, she believes a fight with reigning featherweight …read more

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Amanda Nunes Calls Negotiations with Cris Cyborg ‘Slow, Nothing Official’

UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has defeated the likes of Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey. For the Brazilian to take that next step, she believes a fight with reigning featherweight …read more

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Amanda Nunes unsure why Cris Cyborg champ-vs.-champ negotiations are dragging

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Amanda Nunes is preparing to become the first female to simultaneously hold multiple UFC titles. She said it’s now on Cris Cyborg to close the deal.
Following Cyborg’s …read more

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Video: Ronda Rousey would ‘rather not talk about’ losses to Amanda Nunes, Holly Holm

New WWE signing Ronda Rousey still doesn’t want to discuss her last two UFC fights, both of which ended in brutal knockout defeats.
The big news from Sunday night’s Royal …read more

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Ronda Rousey Still Struggling to Talk About UFC Losses, Addresses Retirement from MMA

It’s been more than a year since Ronda Rousey last stepped foot in the UFC Octagon but she’s still not ready to address her loss to Amanda Nunes much less …read more

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Fabricio Werdum thinks Cris Cyborg would ‘kill’ Amanda Nunes if they fought

BOSTON — Fabricio Werdum speaks to the media at UFC 220 about wanting to fight for the heavyweight title next, Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou, a potential fight between Cris …read more

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Midnight Mania! Cyborg: Nunes wants to fight me because ‘her brand isn’t strong enough’

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Cristine “Cyborg” Justino isn’t surprised fellow Brazilian champion Amanda Nunes wants to …read more

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Posted on January 25, 2018, 5:16 am By
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Cris Cyborg Says Amanda Nunes Needs Her Because of Her Weak Brand

It looks like the first superfight of 2018 has finally gotten close to becoming official. Dana White said it was the fight to make. Amanda Nunes has wanted it for …read more

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Posted on January 24, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Cyborg seems more open to Nunes fight in July

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino, who has resisted the idea of facing Amanda Nunes, said on social media that she had “agreed with my management” to face Nunes in July. But there …read more

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Posted on January 23, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Cris Cyborg now says she'll fight Amanda Nunes in UFC champ vs. champ fight in July

Dana White wants it. Amanda Nunes wants it. And now, does Cris Cyborg want it, too?
Cyborg (18-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC), the UFC’s women’s featherweight champion, late Monday night posted on …read more

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Cris Cyborg goes back and forth with Nina Ansaroff on Twitter

Last night, UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg posted to Twitter, announcing that she had agreed to fight UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 226 in July in …read more

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Cris Cyborg: ‘I have agreed to fight Amanda Nunes’ at UFC 226 on July 7

According to Cris Cyborg, she has accepted a champion vs. champion superfight against Amanda Nunes. UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg looks to have had a change of heart. …read more

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Morning Report:Cris Cyborg spars with rivals on Twitter, wants to fight Amanda Nunes in July

After defeating Holly Holm at UFC 219, UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg maintained that her primary goal was defending the title against worthy 145 pound opposition, instead of a …read more

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Cris Cyborg Ready for Superfight with Amanda Nunes

It appears that the UFC Featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg has changed her mind! Originally, she was stating that for her next fight she would like to defend against a fighter …read more

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Champ vs. champ? Cris Cyborg announces she’s agreed to fight Amanda Nunes at UFC 226

A fight between the 135 and 145 pound women’s champions will go down July 7th … if the UFC can come to terms with Cyborg’s manager. Building the women’s featherweight …read more

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Invicta FC's Shannon Knapp talks decision to bring UFC champ Amanda Nunes on board

Last week, Invicta FC announced a major reinforcement to their team: UFC champ Amanda Nunes.
This, of course, wasn’t Nunes’ (15-4 MMA, 8-1 UFC) first contact with the promotion. Years before …read more

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Posted on January 20, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Amanda Nunes on Desire to Fight Cris Cyborg: ‘It’s Not Personal’

A potential “super fight” between Cris Cyborg and Amanda Nunes isn’t likely to be personal. Cyborg is the reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s featherweight ruler. Nunes is the women’s …read more

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Amanda Nunes: Potential superfight with Cris Cyborg ‘not personal’

BOSTON — Amanda Nunes doesn’t have anything personal against Cris Cyborg.
Cyborg, the UFC women’s featherweight champion, has been a bit brusque toward her bantamweight counterpart. Cyborg first rejected the idea …read more

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Report | UFC targeting Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes superfight for May PPV

Over the last few weeks, there has been ample discussion surrounding a potential superfight between UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes.
UFC President Dana …read more

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UFC champ Cris Cyborg could generate PPV buys 'in a parking lot,' but unsure about Amanda Nunes

So the UFC really wants Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes to happen? OK, Cyborg said. But it’s going to take some compromise.
On Sunday UFC President Dana White reaffirmed his desire …read more

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Posted on January 17, 2018, 7:17 pm By
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Cris Cyborg says Amanda Nunes isn’t a draw, says fight needs to happen ‘on a big event’

UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg lays down one condition to fight Amanda Nunes in a possible superfight. The last time Cris Cyborg went on record about a possible …read more

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Cris Cyborg will only fight Amanda Nunes on ‘big’ UFC card because ‘Lioness’ can’t draw and isn’t Conor McGregor

While fighting Amanda Nunes isn’t Cris Cyborg’s first option, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s Featherweight champion of the world isn’t completely opposed to facing off against her fellow countrywomen …read more

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Cris Cyborg open to Amanda Nunes fight, but only as part of a major event

UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg isn’t completely opposed to the idea of a superfight with bantamweight counterpart Amanda Nunes.
But she’s only willing do it under the right circumstances.
Cyborg doesn’t …read more

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Dana White Still Plans to Book Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes

After women’s featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino defended her title for the first time against Holly Holm at UFC 219 in December, she stated that she’d be willing to face …read more

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UFC champ Amanda Nunes named official part of Invicta Athlete Development program

The queen of the UFC’s bantamweight division will be taking on some matchmaking and scouting duties for the women’s MMA organization. UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes keeps making moves, both …read more

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Cris Cyborg calls out Amanda Nunes’ dishonorable coach: He’s only interested in ‘money’

Cris Cyborg recently let off some steam over Amanda Nunes’ coach, Conan Silveira. Tensions are rising between Cris Cyborg and team Amanda Nunes.
After defending her featherweight title against Holly Holm …read more

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UFC champ Amanda Nunes headed back to Invicta FC ... but not to fight

Who says you can’t go home?
Current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is teaming back up with her former employer, Invicta FC, as “Lioness” has snagged …read more

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Amanda Nunes’ coach Conan Silveira responds to Cris Cyborg’s attack

UFC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg went all in in her attack towards Amanda Nunes’ head coach Conan Silveira, and the American Top Team leader has issued a response.
Silveira, who has …read more

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Nunes joins Invicta FC in ambassador role

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has joined the world’s leading all-female MMA promotion Invicta FC in an ambassador role.In this role Nunes will advise Invicta on emerging talent in …read more

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Cyborg Has Harsh Words for ATT Coach, “Conan doesn’t stand for honor and respect”

The back and forth between team Cyborg and team Nunes continues… Recently, one of UFC Bantamweight champion, Amanda Nunes’ coaches at American Top Team, Conan Silveira commented his thoughts on …read more

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UFC Champ, Amanda Nunes Starting New Role with Invicta FC

It was announced by Invicta FC on their official website today that the UFC’s Bantamweight champion, Amanda Nunes would be re-joining their organization! But this time, not as a fighter …read more

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Posted on January 12, 2018, 2:46 am By
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Cris Cyborg rips Amanda Nunes’ coach Conan Silveira: 'He is loyal to whoever is going to pay him the most money'

The saga between UFC champions Cris Cyborg and Amanda Nunes continues.
The featherweight queen recently defended her title with a unanimous decision win over Holly Holm at UFC 219, and Nunes …read more

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UFC Champ Amanda Nunes Joins Invicta FC Athlete Development Team

Invicta Fighting Championships today announced the addition of current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes to its athlete development team.
Nunes will join a team tasked with further solidifying the deepest …read more

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Posted on January 12, 2018, 1:16 am By
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UFC Champ Amanda Nunes Takes Position with Invicta to Help with Matchmaking, Talent Scouting

Reigning UFC bantamweight queen Amanda Nunes has taken on a position with Invicta Fighting Championships athlete development team. …read more

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UFC champ Amanda Nunes joins Invicta FC matchmaking, athlete development team

Filed under: Featured, News, UFCUFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has accepted a position with Invicta FC that will see her assist with matchmaking duties and help scout talent for …read more

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UFC champion Amanda Nunes joins Invicta FC in athlete development role

Amanda Nunes is keeping busy outside the cage.
The UFC women’s bantamweight champion has joined Invicta FC as part of the all-women’s promotion’s athlete development team, Invicta announced Thursday.
Per a …read more

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Posted on January 11, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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ATT Coach Believes Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes is Inevitable

A champion vs. champion clash under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner may occur in the near future and we’re not talking about Demetrious Johnson vs. T.J. Dillashaw. In a …read more

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Morning Report: Din Thomas says Amanda Nunes ‘doesn’t see the threat’ of fighting Cris Cyborg

Oh what a difference a few months makes.
Last May, Amanda Nunes declared that she wasn’t interested in fighting Cris Cyborg because Cyborg wasn’t the 145-pound champion. Now that Cyborg …read more

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ATT head coach: Cyborg vs. Nunes ‘1000 percent’ going to happen, people want to see it

American Top Team head coach Conan Silveira believes Cris Cyborg and Amanda Nunes will eventually end up crossing paths. After Cris Cyborg’s win over Holly Holm at UFC 219, …read more

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ATT head coach: Amanda Nunes vs. Cris Cyborg '1,000 percent' going to happen

Jul 9, 2016; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Amanda Nunes (blue gloves) reacts after defeating Miesha Tate (red gloves) during UFC 200 at T-Mobile Arena. Nunez won by rear naked …read more

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Posted on January 9, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Cyborg pushes back on potential Nunes fight

The UFC is interested in booking Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino to another high-profile fight in early 2018 with two-time defending bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes. But Justino is apparently not on board. …read more

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Cris Cyborg Rants on Twitter, Keeps Shooting Down Amanda Nunes Fight

UFC president Dana White wants featherweight champion Cris Cyborg to fight bantamweight titleholder Amanda Nunes next. Nunes wants to fight Cyborg. Cyborg wants a true 145-pound contender.
Though Cyborg had called …read more

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Amanda Nunes says Cris Cyborg fight is the one ‘everyone wants to see’

Dana White says it’s the fight that needs to happen. Cris Cyborg disagrees. And now Amanda Nunes has put in her two cents on whether a matchup with the UFC …read more

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Posted on January 6, 2018, 4:16 am By
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Cyborg wants next 145-pound contender over Nunes fight: ‘I have a responsibility to the sport’

If it were up to Cris Cyborg, she would be fighting the next 145-pound challenger over a superfight against Amanda Nunes. On Thursday, UFC president Dana White went on …read more

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Because nothing can ever be simple, Cris Cyborg doesn’t want to fight Amanda Nunes next

Dana White wants a Nunes vs. Cyborg superfight next, but Cris Cyborg has other ideas. Dana White kicked off our 2018 with a wide ranging interview given to Yahoo! Sports, …read more

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Cris Cyborg says she prefers top featherweight contender, rather than Amanda Nunes superfight, next

Dana White said Thursday that he believes Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes is “the fight to make.” Not so fast, Cyborg is saying a few hours later.
In a post to …read more

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Dana White Says Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino vs. Amanda Nunes is ‘The Fight to Make’

While Cristiane Justino vs. Megan Anderson has been the hot topic of late, UFC President has other ideas about the next title defense for “Cyborg.” …read more

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Dana White: Amanda Nunes ‘is the fight I will make’ for Cris Cyborg

What’s next for Cris Cyborg? According to Dana White, he plans to have Cyborg fight bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes. UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is coming off a successful …read more

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Dana White: Cris Cyborg vs Amanda Nunes is the fight to make, will get booked ASAP

Cristiane Justino vs. Megan Anderson at UFC 221?
FAKE NEWS!
Instead, “Cyborg” — fresh off her UFC 219 title defense against Holly Holm — will square off against another bantamweight import in …read more

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Dana White: Cyborg vs. Nunes is next; Ferguson vs. Nurmagomedov likely before McGregor

Sep 9, 2017; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Valentina Shevchenko (blue gloves) reacts after losing her fight against Amanda Nunes (red gloves) during UFC 215 at Rogers Place. Mandatory Credit: Perry …read more

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Cris Cyborg says Holly Holm is 'more tough' than Amanda Nunes

It’s still unclear who will be the next woman to try to take the UFC featherweight championship away from Cris Cyborg, but the Brazilian star believes one of the options …read more

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UFC 219's 'Thrill and Agony': Cris Cyborg ponders champ-vs.-champ fight with Amanda Nunes

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosCris Cyborg may currently have her focus on Megan Anderson, but immediately after UFC 219, she had fellow UFC champion Amanda Nunes on her mind.
The “Thrill …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Cris Cyborg explains why she has requested fight with Megan Anderson instead of Amanda Nunes

Just days removed from her exciting UFC 219 victory over Holly Holm, UFC women’s featherweight champ Cris Cyborg is already looking ahead to her next fight. The champ is now …read more

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UFC 219 results: Cris Cyborg wants Megan Anderson next, but Amanda Nunes can get it, too

Like Anderson Silva before her, Cris Cyborg isn’t too fond of fighting fellow Brazilian’s if there’s a crop of fighters on the UFC roster she can face instead. The problem …read more

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Cris Cyborg sees Amanda Nunes and Megan Anderson as next possible UFC contenders

After Cris Cyborg’s decision win over Holly Holm at UFC 219, she made it clear that she wants to face Invicta FC featherweight champion Megan Anderson next. The problem with …read more

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Amanda Nunes wants the winner of UFC 219’s main event between Cris Cyborg and Holly Holm

We’ve got another champion looking to increase their belt count to two, and it could lead to a rare Brazil vs. Brazil showdown. If you ever doubted that we are …read more

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Defending UFC title vs. Amanda Nunes? Cris Cyborg wouldn't like it, but 'if it happens, OK'

Talks of a hypothetical matchup between UFC champions Cris Cyborg and Amanda Nunes aren’t new – and the Brazilian fighters both have seemed uninterested in the past.
But, from where Nunes …read more

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