Cris “Cyborg” Justino and Holly Holm all set for the UFC women’s featherweight title for the Dec. 30 card in Las Vegas.
— UFC (@ufc) November 17, 2017
The pay-per-view event finally received title fights as the UFC just announced that Cris Cyborg (18-1, 1 NC) will be defending her women’s featherweight title against former bantamweight titleholder Holly Holm.
Earlier Holly Holm’s (11-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) camp said a deal could not be locked for the fight, but Holm’s agent Lenny Fresquez end up calling the matchup “dead.” via MMAfighting that him and the promotion “could not come to financial terms.”
The most feared fighter Cyborg (18-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) was last seen in action at UFC 214 event where she scored the UFC’s vacant featherweight title by beating Tonya Evinger via third-round TKO.
Justino’s current win streak to an amazing eighteen fights in a line and after that called out Holly Holm.
While Holly Holm “The Preachers Daughter” former bantamweight queen returned to 135 pounds in her next outing earned a third-round KO win over Bethe Correia at UFC Fight Night 111. Prior to that Holm lost the featherweight title bout against Germaine de Randamie at UFC 208.