It is all Down to Cyborg and Nunes
It is more likely for us to close the year with a bang. You will realize that there will be a battle for the women’s featherweight championship on the 29th of December between Amanda Nunes and Cris Cyborg. 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. It is for this reason that it becomes even more intriguing. We take a look at some of the aspects that we will need to pay attention to as we long for this match.
You will learn that things have actually become relatively heated and even more 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. You will note that things became even more intense quite recently. This was brought out by Nune’s teammate Colby Covington. Covington is known to have bashed Brazil and even referred to its natives as filthy animals. Cyborg and Nunes both come 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 takes this fight to be one that will define her legacy. It is assumed that even though she fights in the Bantamweight, she can be better in featherweight. This is to say that she will get into this fight with the mindset that her career is premised on this fight. In the event that she wins, she will be the first woman ever to win titles in two distinct divisions. It will also open her up to more and more fights. You will however learn that Cyborg will come in ready to face this opponent.
This fight is more likely to feature different styles and thence making it intriguing. You will learn that Cyborg assumes that Nunes is hardly a threat to her. She opines that she can only apply pressure but seldom withstand it. Nunes however indicated that she no longer is a 1-dimensional fighter. This is because she has been embracing many techniques in her recent fights. They both come with the aggression that will ensure this fight is outstanding. They present challenges to one another in different ways.