To prepare for the biggest title fight in women’s MMA history, Cyborg’s team recruited the undefeated former opponent of Holm, Cecilia Braekus (32-0).
Cyborg Justino Vs Holly Holm
Christiane Cyborg Justino is about to defend her UFC Featherweight title against Holly Holm In UFC 219 on December 30, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The news of this main event of UFC 219 was proudly disclosed but the Lance Pugmire of LA Times.
— Lance Pugmire (@pugboxing) November 17, 2017
Holly Holm put her name on the top by knocking out the Ronda Rousey brutally back in 2015 to win UFC Bantamweight title. That night in Australia was one of the biggest defeats of Rousey that in turn marked her career ending.
Yes, Holm presented an embarrassing fight to the Cyborg who herself rattled Carano and forced her to pack the career. Whatever the case may be, Rousey is still the UFC queen even in the middle of her quasi-retirement from boxing.
So if you talk about Cyborg Vs Holm, this is the best match-up in terms of quality, skill, and technical perspective.
Cyborg Vs Holm Update
Cyborg is completely aware of the fact that Holm, the former world boxing champion, and ex-UFC titleholder, is no easy target. For the very first time, Cyborg is up against someone who can crush her winning streak to pieces.
What is the playing card now? How Cyborg, one of the scariest strikers in MMA, is going to prepare for the mega match ahead?
Cyborg camp has brought in the former world champion to deal with the stiffest opponent of Cyborg to date.
This fearsome addition is none other than the undefeated boxing champion Cecilia Braekus (32-0). Braekus holds the WBC, IBF, IBO, WBO, and WBA Women’s Welterweight straps.
Cecilia was about to fight the Holly Holm before ending her shining boxing career when Holly dashed into MMA back in 2012. However, Braekus’s team claims that they can help Cyborg with the boxing strategy against Holm.
“Her team has studied a lot from the boxing career of Holly,” says Cyborg.
Is Cyborg finally scared against her fight with ‘The Preacher’s Daughter’? Or is it just the safety precaution of Cyborg’s camp to guarantee her triumph over Holm? Let us leave that revelation to time!