Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino calls out Amanda Nunes after strengthening UFC dominance

Cris Cyborg Justino protected her featherweight claim with a first-round halt of Yana Kunitskaya at UFC 222

Cris ” Cyborg ” Justino represented her featherweight title with a first-round strike of Yana Kunitskaya at UFC 222 on Saturday night.

Cyborg( 20 -1) notched up her 10 th consecutive succes in her contest against Kunitskaya( 10 -4 ), a Russian ex-serviceman forming her UFC debut on short notice. The dominant UFC champion had little any problems with the huge underdog, rocking Kunitskaya frequently with strikes before finishing her off with ground-and-pound.

” I train all the time, so I took this battle on short notice, but I seemed exceedingly prepared ,” Justino said.

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Justino wished to accede to headline the card less than four weeks ago after Max Holloway was action out of his main-event deed defense against Frankie Edgar by trauma. Kunitskaya was a game opposing, but she still hasn’t reached the level necessary to contend with Cyborg, who hasn’t lost since her MMA introduction in 2005.

Justino and UFC president Dana White hope the champion’s next contest will be against UFC 135 -pound champ Amanda Nunes.” I am waiting for Amanda now ,” Cyborg responded of her fellow Brazilian.” She announced me out, and I want to fight her. I simply want to remind everyone that she announced me out, and when you call out Cyborg, Cyborg will answer .”

White agreed that Nunes is the logical next pace for Cyborg.” The campaign to stimulate is her and Nunes ,” White announced.” She requires the fight, Nunes craves the fight, I want the fight, and I’m sure the followers crave the fight .”

Elsewhere Brian Ortega necessity less than one round to do something never done before. After growing the first being ever to knock out Frankie Edgar, there’s no telling what this surfing Californian could do next. Ortega stopped the former UFC champion on a devastating uppercut with 16 seconds left in the first round.

Edgar( 21 -6- 1) was stopped for the first time in his 13 -year mixed martial art occupation by Ortega( 14 -0 ), who likely made a featherweight claim shoot against prevailing endorse Max Holloway with his latest spectacular finish at T-Mobile Arena. Although Ortega’s strength is jiu-jitsu, he demonstrated off a stunning ability that attains him one of the world’s best at 145 pounds.

” I’ve always said it, and perhaps the practice I oppose doesn’t really depict it, but pick your poison ,” alleged Ortega, who claimed he gained 19 pounds between Friday’s weigh-in and the contest.” I feel like no matter what happens in the fight, I’ll be all right .”

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