The Long Awaited Fight Between Nunes and Cyborg
There is a high probability of ending this 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. If there will be no setbacks, it will need to stay so. You will note that Cris Cyborg has seldom featured in any boring match ever since she joined the UFC. There are various stylistic differences that come with this match. This is what makes it to be quite a fascinating match. We look at some of the factors to take into consideration as we wait 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. Cyborg was however ready to fight this month. You will note that Cyborg claimed that Amanda was ducking her. You will realize that things became even more intense against Amanda recently. This was brought out by Nune’s teammate Colby Covington. Covington went ahead to attack Brazil and even called its natives 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 even insinuated that Nunes disrespects her home country.
Amanda Nunes seeks to consider this fight as one that will bring out her legacy. While she fights in the Bantamweight, the assumption is that she will do better in featherweight. It is for this reason that she will get into this fight knowing that it will craft her career path. 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 open her up to more and more fights. You will however learn that Cyborg will come in ready to face this opponent.
There will be different styles in this fight that will be 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 based on the fact that she has embraced a good number of techniques in her latest fights. They both come with the aggression that will ensure this fight is outstanding. They present challenges to each other in relatively distinctive ways.