twitter google

Cris Cyborg Informed She Cannot Drop To 135 Pounds

Doctors have put a nix on a potential Ronda Rousey-Cris Cyborg 135-pound match in the UFC.

Cyborg’s team informed MMAWeekly.com that the former champion was told by her cardiologist that she cannot drop to that weight. Doing so could potentially keep her from carrying a child later in life, something Cyborg would not risk.

Rumors of a weight class consisting of 135 pounds for females in the UFC has yet to be confirmed by the promotion. Rousey is expected to enter as champion after winning the belt from Miesha Tate earlier this year. She successfully defended it against Sarah Kaufman, as well.

Follow MMAConvert

Fight Cards

UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping 2

Event Date: June 4, 2016
Broadcast: PPV, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 156: Galvao vs. Dantas 2

Event Date: June 17, 2016
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC Fight Night 89: MacDonald vs. Thompson

Event Date: June 18, 2016
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1

Bellator 157: Dynamite 2

Event Date: June 24, 2016
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC Fight Night 90: Dos Anjos vs. Alvarez

Event Date: July 7, 2016
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass

The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale: Jedrzejczyk vs. Gadelha

Event Date: July 8, 2016
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1