Cris Cyborg wants to test her luck in a various sport.
The Bellator women’s featherweight champion and former UFC, Strikeforce, and Invicta FC titleholder hopes acquire her abilities outside the house the cage and into the ring in the in the vicinity of long run.
Cyborg (23-2 MMA, 2- BMMA) is coming off her 1st Bellator title protection, as she submitted Arlene Blencowe in the next spherical of their main party contest at Bellator 249 on Thursday night. And following the victory, Cyborg the moment yet again expressed curiosity in seeking out expert boxing, ideally quicker than afterwards.
“I’ve been operating on a large amount of boxing with Virgil Ortiz and it’s my aspiration to do 1 boxing combat if I get the prospect,” Cyborg advised reporters at the submit-battle press conference. “I know Scott Coker reported perhaps I can get 1 fight and I just have to carry on coaching, carry on operating. If it is heading to be MMA or boxing, I’m just heading to be prepared.”
When questioned about a potential matchup with many-time boxing champion Katie Taylor, Cyborg explained she appreciated the notion, but did not expose substantially.
“I consider it’s a terrific battle,” Cyborg spelled out. “I can do boxing and she can do MMA battle, you under no circumstances know.”
It is uncertain if Cyborg will certainly venture into the boxing earth for ner subsequent bout or she’ll continue on extending her 15-year legacy in MMA. For now, the 35-calendar year-old is pleased with the way her profession in Bellator is unfolding after recording her initially job submission victory.
“I’m really joyful, I labored quite challenging with my team and I labored everything,” Cyborg reported. “It’s combined martial arts and I acquired my first submission earn of my occupation. Many thanks to ‘Cobrinha’ (Cyborg’s jui-jitsu coach) for being with me all the time and functioning with me.”