Bellator champ Cris Cyborg is unimpressed with the stage of competition PFL’s Kayla Harrison has been battling and is keen to a person working day transfer up to a far more snug weight-course of lightweight and obstacle her.
Cyborg (23-2-) is reigning supreme of the featherweight division about at Bellator MMA right after capturing the organization’s 145-pound title from Julia Budd in January of last calendar year. The 35-yr-outdated went on to defend the title towards Arlene Blencowe this past Oct. In the meantime, Harrison has been reigning supreme around the 155-pound light-weight division in PFL and was the organization’s 2019 winner.
In 2020, the PFL was on a hiatus owing to COVID-19 so Kayla Harrison took a battle at 145-lbs . with the Invicta FC. Harrison set on a showcase, dominating Courtney King for the round-two TKO earn.
Through a latest chat with James Lynch on ‘The Capture Up’, Cyborg was asked about what she thinks of Harrison effectively producing 145-lbs .. The Brazilian suggests Harrison is fighting women of all ages down below her talent amount and admits her dream is to one working day shift up to a a lot more cozy body weight of 155-lbs . and battle her.
“I noticed she make the excess weight, I did not enjoy the battle but a few of fights I’ve witnessed her, I believe she’s combating girls beneath her talent [level], the women [are] not on her stage. But she’s carrying out terrific. If this is a method from her supervisor, of class she is going to get it. But I feel this year she is likely to battle for PFL, [the] match at 155-kilos. If she is the winner of this match, for guaranteed I would like a match with her. I imagine all the supporters would want to view.” Cyborg reported.
“I would like to go up to 155-lbs. Before I retire I want to enable develop the division. Let’s see if she’d like to do a match, a person true match for her. I never have the prospect [to fight at 155]. All the men and women inform me to go very low, reduced lower. For me I walk 170/175, 155 would be better than 145. I never had a opportunity but for certain this is a single aspiration that can appear legitimate.” she continued.
If a combat in between Cyborg and Harrison is to transpire, realistically it will not be till 2022. Harrison is at present caught in a contract with the PFL and will contend in their 2021 light-weight event. In the meantime, Cris Cyborg will be defending her Bellator featherweight title during the 12 months with fellow former UFC star Cat Zingano staying tipped to be the next challenger.
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