LOS ANGELES – Feb. 21, 2014 – AXS TV’S INSIDE MMA announced tonight that Cris Cyborg is dropping to 135 pounds to fight Ronda Rousey. An exclusive statement from Cyborg to INSIDE MMA said her team has hired a doctor to help her drop to 135 pounds and that she plans to win the Invicta Bantamweight Championship in the summer and challenge Rousey for her UFC Bantamweight belt in December.
Watch hosts Bas Rutten and Ron Kruck (filling in for Kenny Rice) break down the news here: bit.ly/1ca7nJc
Check out the full statement from Cyborg released to INSIDE MMA here: bit.ly/OkYt6z
Also on INSIDE MMA, Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney responds to UFC President Dana White and talks about sponsor taxes in MMA: bit.ly/1foIUUJ
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