Cris Cyborg is finally set to defend the women’s featherweight championship.
Of what was seemingly months of negotiations, the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced Cyborg will defend her title at UFC 219 against former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm, who lost to Germaine de Randamie in the inaugural women’s featherweight title fight.
The UFC made the news official on Twitter.
BREAKING: There’s a title on the line at #UFC219!@CrisCyborg is set to defend her undisputed featherweight championship against @HollyHolm in Las Vegas on Dec. 30. pic.twitter.com/zHAGrIQDir
— UFC (@ufc) November 17, 2017
UFC 219 is set for T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Dec. 30.
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