We’ve been talking about this fight has been since Cris Cyborg won the vacant featherweight Championship at UFC 214 when she defeated Tonya Evinger in the third round via TKO.
— UFC (@ufc) November 17, 2017
Cris Cyborg vs Holly Holm confirmed for UFC 219
Holly Holm snapped a three-fight losing streak with a knockout win over Bethe Correia in June. She has previously challenged for the 145-pound title, dropping a unanimous decision to Germaine de Randamie in February. De Randamie then vacated the title,setting up the Cyborg/Evinger fight.
The bout will likely serve as the headliner for the December 30th card in Las Vegas.
Tickets for UFC 219 go on sale December 1st.
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Main Photo: BRASILIA, BRAZIL – SEPTEMBER 23: Cris Cyborg of Brazil steps on the scale during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in at Nilson Nelson gymnasium on September 23, 2016 in Brasilia, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)