Cris Cyborg vs Holly Holm confirmed for UFC 219

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)

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.

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

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)

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