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Miesha Tate Is Glad Cyborg Justino Won’t Fight Ronda Rousey Now

September 21, 2017 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Miesha Tate

Miesha Tate discussed Cyborg Justino not being interested in a fight with Ronda Rousey at this point on her Sirius XM show. The highlights are below:

On Cyborg Justino not wanting to fight Ronda Rousey now: “I’m gonna give Cyborg a round of applause, because she wouldn’t look more like a bully than if she took that fight with Ronda. That would be ridiculous. It’s just nonsense to even think about that. I cannot believe that Edmond would suggest something so asinine.”

On not wanting to see the fight: “It’s just kind of silly. I think Edmond just wants another payday so he can try to pay off his bankruptcy issues, because Jiminy Christmas. Poor Ronda. I’m not her biggest fan, but I wouldn’t even want to see that fight. I’m not her biggest fan, but I wouldn’t want to see her get slaughtered by Cyborg at this point in her career, either. It’s not appealing. That’s not what this sport is about. It’s about great competitive matchups and I just don’t feel like it’s even fair to ask for something like that. If you were looking out for your athlete, why would you do that?”

On whether Rousey will fight again: “Cyborg is still fighting and I am not and I don’t believe Ronda will. She’s been very absent. She doesn’t even want people asking about her MMA career, so you’ve gotta wonder. She just got married and everything. I don’t see her coming back. I think she’s got a good deal with the WWE. She’s probably gonna want to start a family. I know she’s alluded to that earlier on.”