Moments after she dispatched of former UFC female bantamweight champion Holly Holm, Joe Rogan posed the question, what’s next for Cris Cyborg?
Cyborg pushed her unbeaten streak to 20 fights with a dominating five-round victory over Holm in defense of her female featherweight title Saturday night at UFC 219.
The win adds to a resume that includes victories over Tonya Evinger, Marloes Coenen, Gina Carano and Shayna Baszler for Cyborg (19-1).
“Maybe Megan Anderson in Australia,” Cyborg said.
Anderson, who was scheduled to face Cyborg and is a former Invicta FC champion like the Brazilian, agreed on social media.
— Megan Anderson (@MeganA_mma) December 31, 2017
Cyborg and Anderson were scheduled to meet for the vacant UFC title back at UFC 214, but Anderson pulled out citing personal problems. The 27-year-old is 8-2 overall with four consecutive finishes, including a January win over Charmaine Tweet that netted her the Invicta FC featherweight title.
Most viewed Holm, though, as the toughest test to date for Cyborg. With a boxing background that included multiple titles in multiple weight classes, Holm was expected to challenge her on the feet.
Instead, Cyborg picked Holm apart for 25 minutes, even landing a head-kick of her own on the top contender.
“Thank you to Holly Holm, she’s a great fighter,” Cyborg said. “Thank you God for this. Thank you guys for this.”