After tearing through Bethe Correia in 34 seconds at UFC 190, Ronda Rousey is the talk of the sports world once again. She's destroyed her last three opponents in just over 2 combined minutes, and chances are she'll beat Miesha Tate for the third time in as many fights. So with that in mind, the obvious discussion is if or when Rousey will ever fight 145 lbs top WMMA fighter Cris Cyborg.
In the post-fight press conference, Rousey made it clear that she's the UFC champion at 135 lbs and that the fight should take place there. Oh, and she also jabbed Cyborg for her past steroid use: (Via Fox Sports)
"I'm prepared to deal with anything. That's why I'm the champ," Rousey said. "I fight in the UFC 135-pound division.
"She can fight at 145 pumped full of steroids and she can make weight just like everybody else without them."
Dana White also put the onus on Cyborg to be ready to make 135, and it seems as if there is no other route to this fight happening that doesn't involve Cyborg making her bantamweight debut:
UFC president Dana White stated he's more than happy to put the fight together tomorrow if the Brazilian slugger can cut down to 135 pounds to face Rousey in the Octagon.
"That fight is ready to roll whenever Cyborg is ready," White said.
According to Cyborg, her next fight will be at 140 lbs, and White has made it clear that Cyborg will need to fight at least once at 135 before any potential Rousey fight can be made.