WildCard Predicts: UFC 222 (Cris Cyborg VS Yana Kunitskaya)

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04 March, 2018

Featherweight contender Frankie Edgar does media in New York City, including a spot on the UFC Unfiltered podcast with former champion Matt Serra. Here's everything you need to know. She then went on to compete in rukoposhnomu fights, where she apparently went undefeated. I'm going to be there to defend myself and beat her.

By opening up UFC pay-per-view access to Amazon Prime members and non-members, Amazon could make it easier for fans who already have payment information on file and Amazon apps to buy in for the events.

Cris "Cyborg" Justino (19-1, 1 no-contest) has had little competition since joining the UFC almost two years ago, and the betting odds in her bouts certainly back that up.

"I said, 'Why are you calling me?"

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- A lot is on the line at UFC 222. Much of that is attributed to so few fighters wanting to face champion Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino, one of the most feared mixed martial artists on the planet.

The partnership starts with UFC 222, an event this Sunday headlined by the Women's Featherweight championship fight between Cris Cyborg and Yana Kunitskaya.

"I always say I'm not a fighter, I'm a lover (Laughs), so I prefer to leave the fight with the least amount of damage possible", Dern continues. "I'm not a young girl, I'm not 17, I'm 32-years-old and want to get as many fights as I can". The UFC wants her to be the next Ronda Rousey, and are trying to serve her up a softball to get a big UFC debut win, and we anticipate that happens. "You guys insane! I just fought, I need rest!'" Justino told ESPN.

Kunitskaya is the Invicta promotion's 135-pound champ, and she hasn't fought at 145 pounds since before her three-year retirement, which ended in 2016. Justino is now almost a -2000 favorite on some sportsbooks, so the hope for this makeshift headliner is simply that it exposes more folks to the Brazilian's legendary brand of beatdowns and orients us toward a more palatable fight for her later this year. However, even an incarnation of "Cyborg" in less-than-ideal shape presents as stylistic poison for Kunitskaya. She had -1700 odds when she defended her women's bantamweight title against Bethe Correia at UFC 190 on August 1, 2015.

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