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UFC Quick Quote: Rousey vs 'Cyborg' wouldn't be that competitive

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

"We're not gonna see this fight happen for six months at least. And what happens is, if Cyborg makes the weight she's gonna come down and lose the power, some of the things that make her who she is. Also, you're gonna give Ronda Rousey six more months to get better. We haven't even seen all of her training displayed in the Octagon because nobody can last a minute. I think that if it's Cyborg we saw in Strikeforce [against] the Ronda Rousey we saw [at UFC 190], it is a competitive fight. Now we're seeing the Cyborg clear of any performance enhancing drugs, she would have to cut all the way down in weight, by the time that happens... we're going to continue to see Rousey develop for another six to eight months, maybe a year. I don't think it's as competitive as people think it will be. It's like comparing me to Chris Weidman. No way in hell are you gonna watch me walk in there and be competitive with Chris Weidman or any of those killers at 185."

-- That was No. 3-ranked UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley offering his thoughts to Sherdog Radio Network's "Beatdown" show about a "superfight" between UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Invicta FC featherweight champion Cristiane Justino. At just 28 years of age with a dozen professional fights under her belt, "Rowdy" has already cleaned out her division to the point where her only option is facing Miesha Tate for a third time, a woman she already beat twice convincingly. Woodley also said Rousey is so far ahead of the rest of the pack in women's mixed martial arts (MMA) that by the time people catch up she'll likely be retired and a full-time actress. That sounds a lot like the predictions of our own Jesse Holland, who suggested after UFC 190's "squash match" with Bethe Correia the clock is ticking. Do you agree with Woodley? Would a fight between Rousey and a Justino be at all competitive? Or would she simply be another trophy head on the judoka's wall?

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