The Russian will have a debut fight in the UFC with champion


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Russia’s Yana kunitskaya will have a debut fight in the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) against the current champion of the organization of the Brazilian Chris Cyborg Justino. This was reported in the Instagram account of the Championships.

The match will take place on March 3 in the framework of the UFC 222. Initially, the debut of the Russians in the championship was to be held on February 24 in Orlando against Sapa Designed. The management of the promotion company has not declared, for whatever reason, athlete will not compete at the tournament.

28-year-old kunitskaya — the champion of Russia on Thai Boxing and Taekwondo, repeated winner of international competitions. MMA career she began in 2009. During this time the athlete has spent 14 fights, 10 wins and suffered three defeats, one the result of the match with her participation was cancelled. Kunitsky was a champion organizations Bushido and Invicta.

Cyborg in December, defended his title in the Flyweight division, winning a unanimous decision Holly Holm. On account of the Brazilians with 19 victories in the professional ring (16 early) and 1 loss.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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