Cyborg (19-1) was initially hesitant when it came to the rumored superfight against the UFC bantamweight champion. The Brazilian argued that she wants Nunes to first fight a woman who has competed at 145-pounds over the last year in order to prove she belongs in the division. It looks like the 32-year-old has now given in and is ready to fight Nunes at the UFC’s biggest event of the year in July.
Take a look at Cyborg’s announcement below:
I have agreed to fight @amanda_leoa July 7th in Las Vegas as part of #UFC226 and #InternationalFightWeek. I am now waiting for my manager to work with the @ufc on a bout agreement so we can make #CyborgVNunes #TheSuperFight official. #CyborgNation us versus them! =========================== Eu concordei em lutar contra @amanda_leoa 7 de julho em Las Vegas como parte de #UFC226 e #InternationalFightWeek Agora estou aguardando que meu manager trabalhe com o @ufc em um acordo para que possamos fazer o #CyborgVNunes #TheSuperFight oficial. #CyborgNação nós contra eles!