Cyborg vs. Nunes set to Close out 2018

Super fights are the rage. And now rightfully so the women are getting in on the act.

The main event of UFC 232 at the T-mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on December 29, will see UFC Women’s Bantamweight champion Amanda “Lioness” Nunes challenging Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino for the UFC Women’s Featherweight title.

Cyborg (20-1), also a former Strikeforce & Invicta FC champion, who’s won 20 straight mma contests, 15 by knock out, coming off a first round finish of Yana Kunitskaya in March. The win was the 2nd title defense for the 33 year old. Nunes (16-4) on a 7 fight win streak that includes 3 successful title defenses. Nunes has 14 finishes, 11 knocks coming off a 5th round finish of Raquel Pennington, and 3 submissions all rear naked chokes; for the 30 year old.

This will also be a meeting of Cyborg the number 1 & Nunes the number 2 ranked women’s fighters in the pound for pound rankings. Interestingly enough both lost their pro debuts.

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