If Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Conor McGregor gets hurt and doesn't show up for his Floyd Mayweather boxing match on Aug. 26, Showtime can always call upon former Strikeforce featherweight titleholder Cristiane Justino.
She’d probably be a tougher fight anyway, based on this video.
That’s because “Cyborg” is a SAVAGE inside the ring, going toe-to-toe with two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields, who is convinced the Brazilian would be a major force in the “sweet science” with some proper training.
"From today, she’d be a great transition in over to boxing. It would be not be hard for you. A year of just training in boxing, six months, you’ll able to take on some of the top girls,” Shields told Justino (via MMA Fighting). "Imagine with one year, just training boxing, I think it would be really nice. I’m interested, maybe one day. You'd be a monster.”
Justino (17-1, 1 NC) is gearing up for her debut in the UFC featherweight division, which comes against Megan Anderson at the UFC 214 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Sat., July 29, 2017 inside Honda Center in Anaheim, California.
A win there and I vote she boxes
the winner of McGregor vs. Mayweather.