Fights – Getting Started & Next Steps
It is all Down to Cyborg and Nunes
It is more likely for us to close the year with a bang. You will learn that Cris Cyborg and Amanda Nunes will be battling for the women’s featherweight championship on the 29th of December. It should remain to be so for as long as there are no setbacks. It is imperative to state that there has been no boring match that has featured Cris Cyborg ever since she came into the UFC. There are various stylistic differences that come with this match. This is what makes it even more intriguing. We look at some of the factors to take into consideration as we wait for this match.
It is imperative to indicate that there has been an escalation of emotions and things have even become personal. It was earlier indicated by Amanda that the only time that she will be able to fight will be on the 29th of December. With Cyborg, she had no problem fighting even this month. You will learn that Cyborg was of the opinion that Amanda was trying to duck her. Her words against Amanda intensified recently. This was brought out by Nune’s teammate Colby Covington. Covington went ahead to attack Brazil and even called its natives filthy animals. You will learn that both Cyborg and Nunes are from Brazil. You will learn that Cyborg called Nunes a traitor for being in an American camp. She went ahead to indicate that Nines disrespects her own country.
Amanda Nunes seeks to consider this fight as one that will bring out her legacy. It is assumed that even though she fights in the Bantamweight, she can be better in featherweight. This means that she will get into this fight knowing that it is a fight that is definitive of her career. In case she manages to win this, she will stand out as the first woman to win titles in two distinct divisions. It will also bring about a path to more fights. It is however of great necessity to mention that Cyborg will come into this match with all the readiness it deserves to face this opponent.
The different styles that this fight will embrace will be the basis for its excitement. It is said that Cyborg does not consider Nunes as a big threat to her. She opines that she can only apply pressure but seldom withstand it. You will however learn that Nunes claimed that she is not a 1-dimensional fighter any longer. This is brought about by the fact that she has taken in many techniques in her recent fights. The aggressiveness that they both feature builds this fight as an outstanding one. They present challenges to each other in relatively distinctive ways.