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Cris Cyborg agrees to fight Ronda Rousey, but only in WWE with her ‘joke’ manager

MMA: UFC 207-Nunes vs Rousey Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s featherweight champion Cristiane Justino is no longer interested in fighting former 135-pound titleholder Ronda Rousey, even though manager Edmond Tarverdyan was teasing a “Cyborg” fight before “Rowdy” calls is a career.

See those comments here.

Probably because Justino has moved on to bigger and better things, like a potential 145-pound showdown opposite Holly Holm, who crushed Rousey to win the bantamweight belt back at UFC 193.

“If Ronda wants to come back for a fight,” Cyborg told MMA Fighting, “I believe it’s better for her to fight Miesha Tate. I’m in another stage of my career. I wanted to fight Ronda when she was psychologically well and confident. Now, if she wants to make a good fight for the fans, we can make it at WWE. Her coach would fit perfectly in her corner in WWE, he’s nothing but a joke.”

Rousey, who was stopped by Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 last December, has spent the better part of 2017 flirting with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) after dabbling in professional wrestling a few years back.

If and when she actually transitions to the world of make believe has yet to be determined, but it sounds like she already has a long list of potential opponents waiting for her arrival.

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