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Update on Cris Cyborg Justino Fighting at UFC 198

March 17, 2016 | Posted by Larry Csonka

– Cris Cyborg Justino has been pushing to fight on UFC 198, which takes place May 14 at Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Parana, Brazil. Justino is under contract to Zuffa, and the UFC is looking to load up the show. UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani had the following to say on last night’s show…

“UFC 198 is being held in a 40,000 seat soccer stadium in Brazil and they want to make it big. The UFC is actively exploring Cris Cyborg fighting at UFC 198. She’s under Zuffa contract. They’re looking at options, whether she would fight at 145 or 140. They want to stack the deck in Brazil. It’s not official, but they’re looking at it.”