Could fight fans really be getting set to see the #1Female fighter in MMA fight the #1 female fighter in Boxing? If things work out the way Cyborg hopes they do, this fight might be possible for 2019. Cyborg who is the current #1 P4P female fighter in MMA according to ESPN attended Saturday night’s historic 1st as HBO featured women boxing on their channel for the first time in over 30 years.
Braekhus is the current IBF, IBO, WBA, WBC, and WBO unified champion at the 147lbs weight class, and was able to defend that title for a record tying 22nd time as the Co Main event of the Golovkin V Martirosyan in Carson California inside the StubHub center.
Por lo que se ve, Cris Cyborg quiere enfrentarse a Cecilia Braekhus en 2019 pic.twitter.com/R56AR2S2ty
— JuliusJulianis (@julianisjulius) May 6, 2018
Cyborg who showed up ringside for the fight was in a ‘Cyborg V Braekhus coming 2019’ T-shirt and spoke to ringside media about having aspirations of securing the fight following the conclusion of her UFC contract which currently has two bouts remaining.
Following the fight Braekhus, told Fino Boxing that a “Hybrid fight with Cyborg” would be “Amazing”, and then went on to say “I think she’s actually a better striker than McGregor. I think that would be a much more competitive fight than Mayweather V McGregor”
Just spoke to @criscyborg here at @StubHub Center. She said she has two more fights in the @UFC, then plans to try to box. She wants to fight @CeciliaBraekhus who is fighting here tonight. She said she can go back to #MMA after that
— Kevin Iole (@KevinI) May 6, 2018