twitter google

Cris Cyborg Denies Reports Of UFC 157 Fight With Ronda Rousey

Cris Cyborg isn’t sure where the information came from, but she made sure to say it was false.

Reports started circulating Wednesday night that the UFC’s Brazilian site had posted that UFC 157 would feature Cyborg and Ronda Rousey in the main event.

The card is set for February, and the social media world started buzzing.

However, in an interview with, Cyborg denied such a fight as being official. The former Strikeforce women’s champion is currently suspended until later this month. She also stated that getting to 135 by that time is something “I can’t do,” but appears to have changed her tune concerning a potential drop to the class.

“If I have time, I could do it,” Cyborg said.

Previous reports from her own team stated that a doctor had told Cyborg such a drop to 135 could keep her from carrying a child later in life. The biggest hurdle to a Cyborg-Rousey fight appeared to be where it would take place, but that might not be an issue anymore.

Cyborg also said that her team is currently negotiating a deal with the UFC. Rousey is the lone female signed that has been made official by the promotion.

Photo credit: Rey Del Rio/

Follow MMAConvert

Fight Cards

UFC Fight Night 79: Henderson vs. Masvidal

Event Date: November 28, 2015
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass

Bellator 147: Thomson vs. Villaseca

Event Date: December 4, 2015
Broadcast: Spike TV

UFC Fight Night 80: Namajunas vs. VanZant

Event Date: December 10, 2015
Broadcast: UFC Fight Pass

The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale

Event Date: December 11, 2015
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1

UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor

Event Date: December 12, 2015
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC on FOX 17: Dos Anjos vs. Cerrone 2

Event Date: December 19, 2015
Broadcast: Fox, Fox Sports 1