Germaine de Randamie: I’m not running from ‘beatable’ Cris Cyborg, but Holly Holm deserves rematch
At UFC 208 a few weeks back, Germaine de Randamie made history by becoming the first-ever Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s Featherweight champion, defeating Holly Holm via unanimous decision in Brooklyn, New York (see it again here).
But “Iron Lady’s” victory was somewhat clouded in controversy, as many felt Holm should’ve gotten the nod, or at the very least scored a draw had the referee on duty taken a point away from de Randamie for a couple of late blows after the bell.
As a result, Germaine was quick to offer up a rematch to Holm, leaving Cris Cyborg out in the cold. Speaking of which, when asked about a potential title defense against the fearsome striker during her post-fight speech, Germaine drew the ire of many — Cyborg included — after declaring she needed surgery to repair her busted-up hand.
During a recent appearance on The MMA Hour, “Iron Lady” did her best to clear up her comments regarding surgery, a potential showdown against a “beatable” Cyborg, and why she feels Holly should get an instant rematch.
“I’ve said I need surgery on my hand,…