Cris Cyborg: ‘Ronda Rousey was more dangerous than Kayla Harrison’

Bellator featherweight champion Cris Cyborg isn’t sure she’ll ever get the chance to face off with Kayla Harrison, but she definitely welcomes the opportunity.

This past week during the PFL playoff card from Florida, Harrison dispatched Genah Fabian in lopsided fashion with a first-round TKO, and her opponent didn’t land a single strike in the fight.

The win moved Harrison to 11-0 in her career with nine finishes. Her only two decisions came against the same opponent in Larissa Pacheco. Afterward, Cyborg commented on social media that she could make the 155-pound weight limit in order to clash with Harrison in the future.

With only one fight left on her current contract with the PFL, Harrison may soon become a highly coveted free agent, and Cyborg would love the chance to challenge her if she decides to call Belllator MMA her new home.

“I think it’s going to be a great fight for me,” Cyborg said when appearing on The MMA Hour. “She don’t need to come in at 145, we can fight at 155. She said [it was] the last fight on her contract, too, I saw and I believe maybe she’s going to sign with the UFC, but she can make more money than Amanda Nunes in PFL.

“I don’t know it’s going to be worth [it], but maybe we can do one fight, champion vs. champion. Scott Coker can be my co-promoter, maybe in the future. It’s a great fight.”

As dominant as Harrison has been during her fight career, Cyborg still hasn’t seen enough to make her believe that the two-time Olympic gold medalist in judo would serve as a serious threat to her.

In fact, the veteran featherweight actually believes former UFC champion Ronda Rousey — an Olympic bronze medalist in judo before transitioning to mixed martial arts — would have been a tougher challenge if they had ever met in the cage.

“I was supposed to fight Ronda Rousey before and I was training for a camp,” Cyborg explained. “The first thing you train in judo is learn to fall. Because when you’re going to fight judo, maybe you’re going to fall yes, but you have to know what to do after.

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