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Coach Mike Winkeljohn Says Holly Holm Can Pick Apart Cyborg

August 10, 2017 | Posted by Joseph Lee
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In an interview with Submission Radio, coach Mike Winkeljohn said that if Holly Holm ends up fighting UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg, Holm will pick her apart. The fight has yet to be confirmed but Cyborg has said that she wants the fight.

He said: “I think Holly can pick her apart. There’s no doubt about that. What people don’t understand is how strong Holly is too in the clinch, on her feet and moving and stuff. Cris is definitely going to try to do most of her damage by pushing her back against the cage. You know, good luck keeping Holly there and backing her up, coming in that hard. But yeah, Cris is really strong, but I think Holly wears her down and is able to stop her. You look at Holly’s knockout percentage, I think her and Amanda Nunes are the biggest out there. She stops all of her fights, everybody else other than ‘Cyborg.’ So Holly has the power to stop ‘Cyborg’ just like ‘Cyborg’ has the power. The difference is Holly’s got speed and her footwork.