Cyborg-Nunes agree to fight but can’t agree on a date

Robert Vallejos, MMATORCH Contributor

Cris Cyborg (photo credit Jason Silva © USA Today Sports)

The UFC looks to be very close to booking a supperfight between women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg and bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes-but when the fight takes place, is still a question mark.

According to social media posts by both women, the two champions cannot agree on a timetable for the fight.

It was Cyborg who fired the first shot when she proclaimed that she had agreed to fight Nunes.

However, Nunes countered with a December date.

Ariel Helwani of ESPN reported that UFC is in fact targeting a a Cyborg-Nunes featherweight title fight for the year-end show in December.

For her part, Cyborg has solicited other contenders in the meantime.

Cyborg last fought defended her title against  Yana Kunitskaya at UFC 222 in March, when she defended her title as a late replacement main event. Nunes’ most recent title defense came against  Raquel Pennington at UFC 224 in March.

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