Cyborg vs Holm
This lineup features two of the most anticipated fights of the year. Headlining the night is a women’s featherweight title bout between Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino and Holly Holm. Cyborg (18-1) has not lost since her professional debut in 2005 and has been arguably the most dominant fighter in mixed martial arts since then. Holm (11-3), who has experience beating legendary fighters, will look to test that. She is coming off an impressive head kick KO over Bethe Correia last June.
In the co-main event fans will finally see the return of Khabib Nurmagomedov(24-0). Due to injuries and weight-cutting issues he has not fought since defeating Michael Johnson at UFC 205 last November. His challenger will be Edson Barboza (19-4), a winner in three consecutive matchups. Barboza is coming off a win against Beneil Dariush where he won by an absolutely vicious flying knee knock out.
Sunday 31 December 2017
Gap View Hotel
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