Cris Cyborg is currently reigning supreme as Bellator’s featherweight queen while Kayla Harrison operates rampant at light-weight. Could the two ever fulfill in the cage?
If you check with both, the two will convey to you that they each have an desire in the challenge that the other presents. Additional confirming that idea as lately as this New Year’s working day on Harrison’s stop, Cyborg did the similar on Tuesday.
“I noticed she produced the weight but I didn’t look at the struggle,” Cyborg explained to James Lynch on The Catch-Up. “A couple fights I’ve witnessed her. I imagine she’s fighting girls below or under her ability. The ladies aren’t on her stage. But she’s accomplishing excellent, this is a technique [by] her manager.
“I believe that this calendar year she’s gonna battle for PFL, she’s gonna be in a match at 155 [pounds]. And if she gets the champion of this match, for positive I would like to make a match with her that all the followers would like to check out. I would like to go to 155 before I retire. I want to enable construct the division and if she is youthful, let us see if she would like to do a match, one genuine match for her.”
Through the entirety of her nevertheless younger 8-struggle occupation, two-time Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison has fought virtually solely in the PFL. That was right up until 2020 when the marketing ceased functions thanks to the worldwide circumstances starting to be as well problematic.
The PFL aims to resume its tournaments in April but in the meantime, Harrison stayed occupied with just a single struggle in 2020 just after obtaining 3 in 2018 and five in 2019. Her lone struggle came in her Invicta FC as well as 145-pound featherweight debut in November. The American Prime Team disciple would carry on her unbeaten streak by bloodying Courtney King en route to a dominant next-spherical TKO through ground and pound.
As for Cris Cyborg, she most not long ago produced a productive to start with title protection in Bellator by earning a next-round rear-naked choke above Arlene Blencowe in Oct.
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