I can't confirm it, but I have this gut feeling that top mixed martial arts (MMA) weight cutting guru, Mike Dolce, believes former Strikeforce Women's Featherweight Champion Cris Cyborg is a lock to beat Ronda Rousey if and when they ever hook 'em up. I dunno, just a hunch.
I'm leaning towards the former.
The famed eating expert, who has previously worked with top mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters like Quinton Jackson, Chael Sonnen and Johny Hendricks, just to name a few, believes his patented "Dolce Diet" will not only help "Cyborg" make the 135-pound weight limit, but also transform her into the "greatest female fighter in the world."
From his conversation with MMA Weekly:
"At 135 pounds, Cris Cyborg will be the best of her career. She will be the greatest female fighter in the world. She will achieve legendary status at 135 pounds. At 145, she's too heavy, she's slower at 145. She'll be faster at 135, she'll be more reactive, more flexible, more mobile, and she'll be stronger. She'll produce more force per pound of her body weight than she can at 145; I guarantee it. Cris Cyborg could be the world champion today. Whenever Cris fights for the title, she'll win the title. So if they want one fight or five fights, whoever she fights, she'll beat. Whether it's Ronda Rousey for the title, or it's Sara McMann or Miesha Tate, but there's a lot of tough girls, but whoever she fights, she'll beat."
If she passes on his weight-cutting plan, she might want to hire him to do her PR.
The good news is, UFC President Dana White has already offered to cut Dolce a check to help the Brazilian find her way to the lower weight class (see why here) and right in "Rowdy's" path, assuming Rousey can get past Liz Carmouche at the UFC 157 pay-per-view (PPV) event next month in Anaheim.
Anyone (besides Dolce) think Cyborg can go on to be the best ever?