Cyborg suffered a shocking first-round weight-loss to UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes on Saturday night in UFC 232, bringing a conclusion to one of the very indomitable unbeaten streaks at the annals of this activity. From the 13 years as Cyborg’s lone previous defeat — a beat that came in her 2005 professional debut — the 33-year-old veteran reigned because the greatest female feather-weight to compete, shooting just about any significant females ’s 145-pound name in MMA, from the UFC and Strikeforce into Invicta FC along with EliteXC. But that peerless run of success might not be enough to guarantee Cyborg a rematch against the girl who stopped her UFC 232.
“I don’t even think you can,” White told me outside The Forum in Inglewood, California. “I mean, it had been quite a convincing win. … I gotta put back into the laboratory and figure out it [what’s next for Cyborg], but we’ll develop some thing for her. ”
Cyborg had a different take on the subject. Wondering if she’d prefer another crack at the only woman to knock out her, the Brazilian champion said yes while also referencing her 2014 loss in muaythai to kickboxing stand out Jorina Baars.
&ldquo ” Cyborg said. “Obviously. ICAN re-match [Nunes] any-time Dana White wants to put it all together. I really like fighting which has put more passion in my guts. Of Jorina Baars, clearly, and course that I wish to re-match too. I always say that. While I stop fighting MMA,” I want to visit muaythai and re-match her. I never, once I go step into the cage, state I wish to establish something. I like to enhance. I want to improve and continue training. And after this fight, without a doubt, ” I ’will teach harder. ”
The actions unfolded fast and furious about Saturday in UFC 232 as both Cyborg and Nunes arrived swinging for the first females ’s champion vs. champion fight in UFC history. Nunes eventually dropped Cyborg multiple times before sealing the deal with the perfect hand which shipped Cyborg toppling into the canvas. From the wake, White hailed Nunes are the greatest female fighter at this sport’s annals.
It had been all a little overwhelming for Nunes, that was a illusion existence at the case ’s post-fight press summit. When asked about the possibility of granting Cyborg a rematch, the UFC’s latest two-division winner confessed she hadn’t begun to consider her next step.
“I don’t even understand,” Nunes said. “rsquo Let &;s see. I want to move home and then sit with my coaches. This moment is tremendous in my life, you realize? I am ’t even consider other things right now, frankly. [We’ll] see what’s likely to happen later. ”