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Cyborg opens as favorite over Tate, but still an underdog to Rousey

After Cris Cyborg's big win in her UFC debut, oddsmakers have set lines for possible future bouts with Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey.

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Cris Cyborg's UFC debut went very well for her - after all, she picked up a first-round TKO victory in front of 45,000 Brazilian fans at UFC 198. What is next for the current Invicta 145-pound champ is unclear - the win over Leslie Smith took place at 140 pounds, and she'd need to get to 135 pounds to fight for a UFC title.

Nevertheless, oddsmakers have set lines on the two biggest fights out there for Cyborg - a fight with current UFC women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate, and a bout against longtime rival Ronda Rousey. Interestingly, Cyborg is a strong favorite in the former and a large underdog in the latter (via

Miesha Tate +200
Cristiane Justino -250

Cristiane Justino +220
Ronda Rousey -280

Rousey, of course, hasn't competed since a November loss to Holly Holm. Tate then defeated Holm for the title and will defend it against Amanda Nunes at UFC 200. Will Cyborg meet one of these two ladies next at 135? Will she get another catchweight fight? Only time will tell, but if she can make 135, the division will be stacked with good fights for her.