Scott Coker is absolutely fascinated in a cross above boxing match for Cris Cyborg against Katie Taylor. He and Match home Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn has had discussions about it but at the end of the day, Coker suggests it is up to Cyborg to make it materialize, even though he does have just one stipulation that may possibly be a offer-breaker.
Cyborg correctly defended her title at Bellator 249 in opposition to Arlene Blencowe in which she picked up a next-spherical submission about Blencowe, a two-time boxing Winner and seasoned combined martial artist. It was the very first submission get of her profession but none of that matters if she moves to encounter the likes of Taylor in boxing.
When Coker tackled the thoughts of a move to boxing for Cyborg he stated, “We’ve had a great deal of boxing fascination, and the promoters are beginning to get to out and saying, ‘How can we set this jointly?’” Coker is knowledgeable that it is anything Cyborg desires to do and additional, “ If it is significant to Cris, we’ll do it. So, it is definitely going to be up to her and I’m all for it.”
Nonetheless, when the hypothetical matchup between Cyborg and Taylor was termed the woman equal to Mayweather vs. MacGregor and Coker feels that crossovers like that must involve “reciprocation” of the boxer coming over to MMA in buy to be a accurate crossover. Coker feels Mayweather should really have fought McGregor in MMA soon after their boxing match and Coker would want that to be aspect of any deal involving Cyborg going about to boxing.
Coker is aware his request could be a “deal breaker” but as a struggle admirer and marital artist himself, it would seem only truthful. Coker included, “ If Eddie Hearn wants to see who’s the very best beat female, overcome star and capacity then perhaps he should really feel about it.”
Will this deal happen or is it just enjoyable to chat about?