Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Carol Holm believes almost all Cris “Cyborg” Justino’s opponents are beaten before they ever part of the cage.
That will not function as situation for Holm when she challenges Justino for the women’s featherweight belt within the primary event of UFC 219 at T-Mobile Arena on 12 ,. 30.
“I look like I’m a method she hasn’t faced i’m I’m another person altogether than she’s faced,” Holm pointed out of her opponent, that has won 18 straight fights since losing her pro debut – with simply one going the region. “A lot of they simply enter there and they’re already wondering when she’s vulnerable to stop them by overwhelming all of them punches. That isn’t my mindset. If perhaps to accomplish her.
“I’m not applying a participation ribbon.”
She’s searching to just accept belt which will make her the first two-division female champion in UFC history.
“I’d appreciate it since it hasn’t been done and I’m always attempting to do products that haven’t been done,” pointed out Holm, who had previously been greater than a 12-to-1 underdog when she handed Ronda Rousey the first inadequate her career to win the bantamweight title in 2015. “But even when there was not belt, I still need to beat her badly.Inches
Holm had an opportunity to win the featherweight belt when the was produced taken. She fought against against against Germaine de Randamie to uncover the very first champion because Justino was dealing with potential doping breach, which didn’t not create a suspension.
Holm believed she’d done enough to win the belt, but she hasn’t spent the required time dwelling who have been.
“A lot of people thought I won i thought I won, however believe I still know I can did more,” Holm pointed out. “I felt like I exceeded she did, but there is a couple of a few things i did wrong. As opposed to sulk about not winning, it’s more constructive to understand from the couple of a few things i did wrong after which utilize it to get better.”
Tickets are actually on upgrade on that fight, that will headline a UFC 219 card having a lightweight contender bout between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Edson Barboza.