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Tate Believes Nunes Can ‘Be The One’ To Defeat Cyborg

With limited contender options in both weight classes, it make sense for UFC to pit women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes against women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg in a massive superfight.
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Posted on July 21, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Tate: Nunes could be the one to beat Cyborg

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate is picking current champion Amanda Nunes to win over Cris Cyborg. UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has been calling for a …read more

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Miesha Tate on UFC's women's champs, Amanda Nunes' ability to 'hurt and stop' Cris Cyborg

It’s hard to think of many women who could possess enough power to threaten Cris Cyborg. But, amid talks of a super fight, there are those who believe that fellow …read more

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Three Amigos Podcast 190: UFC Hamburg preview, weekly news update

The Amigos are discussing Anderson Silva’s USADA suspension, Cyborg’s take on a fight with Amanda Nunes, Chris Leben coming out of retirement and more.
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Coaches for Cris Cyborg, Amanda Nunes weigh in on super fight in the works

Veteran coach Jason Parillo hoped Megan Anderson would defeat Holly Holm at UFC 225 to “open up another door” for women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg.
Instead, Holm took out of the …read more

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Cyborg Pitches Preferred Next Opponent as Nunes Heals

Over the past week, it has come to light that the two longest reigning current female champions in the UFC, Cris Cyborg and Amanda Nunes, have been in talks for …read more

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Posted on July 19, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Nunes on Cyborg fight: We need time ‘to make this huge’

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes explains why shes wants to fight Cris Cyborg in December, as opposed to September. Amanda Nunes still longs for that super fight.
Although the …read more

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Posted on July 18, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Sorry Cyborg, Nunes Is Limping — Not Ducking

No, Amanda Nunes is not ducking Cristiane Justino.
The reigning women’s bantamweight champion has every intention of moving up to 145 pounds to challenge “Cyborg” for the featherweight strap (as promised), …read more

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Amanda Nunes explains delay on Cris Cyborg matchup

UFC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg was hoping to defend her title opposite Amanda Nunes at UFC 228 this September 8. Unfortunately for Cyborg, Nunes is hoping the fight will occur …read more

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Posted on July 17, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Amanda Nunes Blames Foot Injury For Pushing Back Cris Cyborg Bout

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has explained the holdup in fighting Cris Cyborg. There was some confusion over the proposed date for Nunes vs. the UFC …read more

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Posted on July 16, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Cris Cyborg Willing to Fight Amanda Nunes in December, but It Could Be Her Last UFC Bout

UFC featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Santos says she has tried over and over to make a superfight with bantamweight titleholder Amanda Nunes happen, but she’s tiring of it being drug …read more

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Cris ‘Cyborg’ Warns That Amanda Nunes Fight Could Be Her Last UFC Appearance

Last week, news broke that the Ultimate Fighting Championship was targeting Dec. 29 for a superfight between featherweight queen Cristiane Justino and bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes. …read more

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Emotional Cat Zingano Ends Three-Fight Skid, Takes Aim at Amanda Nunes

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Heading into UFC Fight Night 133 in Boise, Idaho, Cat Zingano knew she was in a …read more

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Posted on July 15, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Cris Cyborg believes Amanda Nunes fight will be her last in the UFC

UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg was hoping her super fight with bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes would occur at UFC 228 this September 8. Regrettably, Nunes turned this date down, …read more

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Posted on July 15, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Cris Cyborg thinks Amanda Nunes ‘will be my last’ fight in the UFC

The UFC is trying to book a superfight between women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg and bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes for the second half of 2018, but the fact that the …read more

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Posted on July 15, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Cris Cyborg Says Showdown With Amanda Nunes Could be Last UFC Bout

Cris Cyborg may be done with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) after her planned “super fight” with Amanda Nunes. Cyborg is the reigning UFC women’s featherweight champion. She defeated Tonya …read more

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Posted on July 14, 2018, 6:46 pm By
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Frustrated UFC champ Cris Cyborg says Amanda Nunes could be final opponent

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With Cris Cyborg and Amanda Nunes in disagreement about the date of a possible meeting in the octagon, Cyborg said she’s willing to grant …read more

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Posted on July 14, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Betting Odds Trickle in For Potential Cris Cyborg-Amanda Nunes Bout

Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes isn’t official, but that hasn’t stopped oddsmakers from going to work. Cyborg vs. Nunes has been talked about for a while now. Those discussions have …read more

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Posted on July 14, 2018, 2:46 am By
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Cyborg Opens As Heavy Favorite Over ‘Lioness’

As a potential featherweight superfight between UFC champions Cris Cyborg and Amanda Nunes continues to heat up, oddsmakers have begun to throw their hats into the cage.
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Posted on July 14, 2018, 2:16 am By
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Cyborg opens as early favorite over Nunes in potential UFC 232 bout

Cris Cyborg opened as a comfortable favorite over Amanda Nunes in a potential UFC 232 matchup this December. Cris Cyborg will more than likely defend her UFC featherweight belt …read more

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Posted on July 14, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Cris Cyborg opens as massive betting favorite over Amanda Nunes for potential superfight

Oddsmakers don’t appear to have much faith in Amanda Nunes’ ability to snap Cris Cyborg’s 13-year unbeaten run.
Cyborg (-300) opened as a massive 3-to-1 betting favorite over Nunes (+230) on …read more

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Posted on July 13, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes Close to Being a Done Deal, Oddsmakers Pick a Favorite

Even though the fight has yet to be inked, there are odds on a Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes superfight.
The fight is one that just about everyone involved has wanted …read more

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Posted on July 13, 2018, 10:46 pm By
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Betting Odds Released for Cris Cyborg, Amanda Nunes Superfight

The betting odds for a Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes superfight have been released, with Bovoda putting Cyborg as a moderate favorite over the Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight queen. …read more

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Report | Holly Holm vs Ketlen Vieira possible for an interim title if Amanda Nunes challenges Cris Cyborg

With the possibility of yet another super fight on the horizon…this time in the women’s divisions, it presents an opening for the UFC to grant another interim crown.
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Cris Cyborg, Amanda Nunes Agree to Fight But Remain at Odds Over Date

The long awaited showdown between UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg and women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is close to reality except for one major sticking point. The two fighters …read more

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Posted on July 12, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Sources: UFC eyes Cyborg-Nunes fight Dec. 29

The UFC is hoping to book a fight between Cris “Cyborg” Justino and Amanda Nunes for UFC 232 on Dec. 29, sources told ESPN. …read more

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Nunes ‘waiting on’ Cyborg to sign UFC 232 contract

Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes seems to be a guarantee to happen at this point. But the timing of the UFC superfight is still very much up in the air. …read more

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Posted on July 12, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Report: UFC Sends Bout Agreements to ‘Cyborg,’ Amanda Nunes for Dec. 29 Fight

The wheels are apparently in motion for a UFC superfight between featherweight queen Cristiane Justino and bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes. Now it’s just a matter of getting both sides to …read more

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Cris Cyborg, Amanda Nunes at odds over UFC superfight date

The good news: Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes for the UFC featherweight title seems to be next.
The bad? Cyborg and Nunes can’t seem to agree on when that fight will …read more

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Posted on July 12, 2018, 2:16 am By
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Cris Cyborg agrees to potential bout with Amanda Nunes for UFC 228

From the biggest super fight between men in MMA to the biggest super fight between women? It certainly appears to be a possibility.
In the early stages of UFC 226’s coming …read more

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Cyborg Calls Out Nunes For UFC 228

After several failed attempts to make a title fight happen against current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes, Cris Cyborg is one against ramping up the campaign.
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Ketlen Vieira Confident She Deserves Next UFC Bantamweight Title Opportunity

Just after successfully defending her UFC women’s bantamweight title against Raquel Pennington at UFC 224 in Rio de Janeiro, Amanda Nunes confirmed she believes Ketlen Vieira is next in line …read more

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Ketlen Vieira feeling ‘fooled’ by Amanda Nunes, confident she’s next in line for UFC belt

Ketlen Vieira is definitely next, and I will be ready.”
Amanda Nunes’ words, moments after defeating Raquel Pennington in the main event of UFC 224 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on …read more

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Holly Holm ‘wants my 135-pound title back,’ but is still weighing options

Before UFC 225, the immediate path forward for women’s title fights seemed simple: Neither featherweight champion Cris Cyborg nor bantamweight champ Amanda Nunes had a clear-cut, top-drawing contender, so matching …read more

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Ronda Rousey Reacts To UFC Hall Of Fame Induction

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, may have been chased from the 135-pound division by Holly Holm and Amanda Nunes, but there would be no Holly …read more

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Cris Cyborg Reacts to Amanda Nunes Calling for Holly Holm Fight

Cris Cyborg has chimed in on the purposed fight between Amanda Nunes and Holly Holm. As seen in a featherweight bout of the main card for Saturday’s (June 9, 2018) …read more

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Amanda Nunes nunes calls for fight with Holly Holm, Cris Cyborg joins conversation

Former UFC bantamweight champion Holly Holm was the picture of dominance in her UFC 225 main card featherweight battle with Megan Anderson, showing off a rarely seen but extremely impressive …read more

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Holm interested in re-claiming title, possible Amanda Nunes fight

If women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is searching for a high-profile challenger, she need look no further than former champion Holly Holm.
“The Preacher’s Daughter” picked up a unanimous decision win …read more

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Posted on June 10, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Amanda Nunes reacts to Holly Holm after UFC 225; Cris Cyborg chimes in with suggestion

Amanda Nunes apparently is open to a fight with Holly Holm after UFC 225.
Following her unanimous-decision win over Megan Anderson (8-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) in a women’s featherweight on Saturday, …read more

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Megan Anderson Has No Problem if Cris Cyborg Pursues a Boxing Career

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Megan Anderson is gunning for UFC gold, but she says if Cris Cyborg fights Amanda Nunes next or decides to pursue boxing, none of that will …read more

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Cris Cyborg Wants Megan Anderson-Holly Holm Winner Before Super Fight with Amanda Nunes

Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s featherweight champion Cristiane Justino (better known as Cris Cyborg) is eyeing one more fight before she challenges current UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes. …read more

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Cris Cyborg thinks UFC wants rematch with Holly Holm, will fight with Amanda Nunes after

Everyone has their eyes on a big super fight these days it seems. And UFC women’s featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg is no different.
Cyborg is unbeaten in the UFC(5-0) and has …read more

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Cris Cyborg Wants Winner of Holm-Anderson, Then Amanda Nunes

Cris Cyborg wants to stay busy before a showdown with Amanda Nunes. Cyborg is the reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s featherweight title holder and she awaits her next challenge. …read more

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Posted on May 28, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Cris Cyborg’s plan: Fight Holly Holm vs. Megan Anderson winner, then Amanda Nunes

UFC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made her intentions clear: She wanted to fight on the big UFC 226 card on July 6 in Las Vegas, preferably in a superfight against …read more

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