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UFC St. Petersburg, The Morning After: Cyborg warns Modafferi ‘you don’t want that smoke’, Modafferi agrees

What you may have missed from last night

After her win at UFC: St. Petersburg (otherwise known as UFC Fight Night 149, UFC on ESPN+ 7, and/or UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Oleinik), Roxanne Modafferi called out Cris Cyborg. She was very quick to note that she was kidding, but Cyborg noticed, and sent her this warning and congratulations.

Modafferi was quick to agree with Cyborg: she doesn’t want that smoke. She would prefer not to have it.

Modafferi won her bout after forcing the clinch and getting takedowns against the then-undefeated sister of Valentina Shevchenko, Antonina. It was a scrappy, veteran win for the Happy Warrior. UFC St. Petersburg featured a number of compelling fights and fighters, including the debut of Arman Tsarukyan, who lost a competitive decision to Islam Makhachev, Sergei Pavlovich, who won a lightning knockout of Marcelo Golm, and of course Alistair Overeem, who survived the bombs of Aleksey Oleinik to land beautiful curving knees of demolition.

Cyborg is currently in the beautiful desert of Arizona, and has teased a fight announcement coming soon.

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