Germaine de Randamie Refuses to Fight ‘Proven Cheater’ Cris Cyborg

Inaugural UFC women’s featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie refuses to defend her belt against Cris “Cyborg” Justino.

The champion has been relatively quiet since winning the belt, but her manager, Brian Butler of Sucker Punch Entertainment, on Friday told MMAJunkie.com that de Randamie and her camp have determined they don’t want to face Cyborg, who is a “proven cheater.”

Germaine de Randamie UFC 208 Scrum“Germaine and her team have talked, and the position is that she will not fight Cyborg because Cyborg is a known and proven cheater,” Butler said. “Even after so much scrutiny has been put on Cyborg, she still managed to pop for something and will always be a person of suspicion who is trying to beat the system rather than just conforming to the rules.”

Cyborg responded to de Randamie on Twitter, blasting the champion for taking five months to decide that she would not defend the belt against the woman UFC president Dana White admitted he created the division for.

“We waited 5months to find out it wasn’t de Randamie’s hand that was hurt, but her mental toughness and lack of confidence,” Cyborg wrote.

The UFC has yet to comment on what it plans to do not only with the division, but also with de Randmie and Cyborg.

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  • Sir_Roy

    Jeez … these “champs” are taking running away to knew levels these days. Don’t think she will be given the choice. She should be forced to vacate the title if she refuses to fight the number 1 contender.

  • TheCerealKiller

    Easy answer, strip her of the belt. Cyborg is being tested the same as everyone else. The big ugly lesbian is just a coward.

    • Jamie Eyles

      Yes, and she’s been caught twice.

  • Neil Jackson

    STRIP HER OF THE TITLE ASAP!!
    This is getting ridiculous!!
    Mighty Mouse won’t fight Dillashaw
    Amanda Nunes won’t fight Cyborg
    Bisping won’t fight Romero
    And NOW Germaine won’t fight Cyborg

    They should just have Cyborg fight Holly or the winner of Holly / Bethe I guess

    • Jamie Eyles

      Don’t forget McChicken wont fight ANYONE.

      • RIP meatcrusher

        Clueless seppo……
        back to your moms trailer park inbred redneck

    • cudgel

      The mighty mouse example is not really fair. How likely do you think it is that Dillashaw can make Fly weight?

  • Darin

    And Germaine throws punches after the bell. Cheater vs. Cheater.

    If she won’t fight Cyborg, take her belt and GIVE it to Cyborg.

    • Jamie Eyles

      True, well done.

  • George Sperry

    Bwak, bwak, bwak say’s the Chicken.

    Listen I get it, she doesn’t want her Arse kicked in less than a round thus proved to be a fraud.

    She’s smart, but too cowardly to be called a Champion.

  • CyborgVsMegan

    Cyborg vs Megan for the vacant Women’s Feather Title. Let’s see some real fighters duke it out to have a real champ!

  • Shocked_n_Awed

    This is getting to be beyond a joke. The UFC needs to make a massive stand on this issue with the champs acting like pro-wrestling title holders. The company owns the belts, not the fighters.

    Strip Connor, if he’s so damn good he can just win all the belts once he’s done with boxing… if he doesn’t decide there’s something else he’d like to do for more money first. Strip Bisping, who didn’t seem to have a knee problem until GSP couldn’t fight until November. Strip Mighty Mouse if he’s on the fence about facing TJ, and strip this coward immediately just for having this announcement made!

    It’ll be the last time we have to read a story where a champ says anything but, “Whoever they put in front of me,” like it damn well should be.

    • Jamie Eyles

      100% agree. WME has lost control of their investment. Inmates are running the asylum. Fire Dana.

      • jess fenchley

        Clueless seppo……
        back to your moms trailer park inbred redneck

        • Jamie Eyles

          and you to the outback so you can whack off to your thousands of dollars of Lousey memorabilia. you’re upset because Dana and Lousey swindled you out of money. hilariously pathetic. embarrassment to Australia.

          • RIP meatcrusher

            Go fund terrorism and kill 3000 of your own swamp yank
            You and your country are the laughing stock of the world 
            OWNED AGAIN seppo

          • RIP meatcrusher

            Thunder from down under has exposed you and owned you yet again. Go hump your buster holm doll, fund terrorism and kill 3000 of your own and cry victim
            Laughing stock americunt
            OWNED AGAIN SEPPO…….

  • jess fenchley

    I dont blame GDR on not fighting a twice busted drug cheat. Meisha, Holly, Beche, Amanda, Ronda have all refused to fight a drug abusing man-chick and so they should

    • Jamie Eyles

      Yet Lousey kept calling her out while running away. Typical bully coward. Holly and Amanda proved she was a paper champ, and YOU fell for it.

      • jess fenchley

        Hush swamp yank. Meisha valentina and germaine all showed just how great your no trick pony really is and you’re the only imbecile who thinks he is and good and YOU fell for it.
        Love how the “thunder from down under” has destroyed you swamp yank

        • Jamie Eyles

          Yet another post from the real Jamie Eyles, a clueless Aussie who bought thousands of dollars of Lousey memorabilia as a grown man.

          butt hurt for being exposed as a moron? dumb as a wombat.

          • RIP meatcrusher

            Go fund terrorism and kill 3000 of your own swamp yank
            You and your country are the laughing stock of the world 
            OWNED AGAIN

          • RIP meatcrusher

            Thunder from down under has exposed you and owned you yet again. Go hump your buster holm doll, fund terrorism and kill 3000 of your own and cry victim
            Laughing stock americunt
            OWNED AGAIN SEPPO

    • Shocked_n_Awed

      No question, the repeated cheating on Cyborg’s behalf cripples her cred, and I totally understand that base issue.

      On the other hand, the system in place now is as good as they seem to be able to get, and if she’s cleared, she’s cleared. The punishments have been handed out and time served. It’s definitely not up to the fighters to be judge and jury on it.

      My main issue really lies more on so few ‘champions’ seeming to have that, “I’ll beat whoever they face me off against, I’m the champ,” mentality. Most of ’em at the moment seem to think winning the strap gave them the title of matchmaker along with champion, and I don’t think that’s right.

      • RIP meatcrusher

        I get where you are coming from but at the end of the day, cyborg has brought all of this on herself. If she stayed away from the drugs then people wouldnt be able to criticise her. I dont doubt her fighting ability but the criticism she brings is her own doing

        • Shocked_n_Awed

          Agreed. 🙂

        • Luke High

          Him* Himself*

          • RIP meatcrusher

            My bad lol :):):)

  • Kale

    She had no problem fighting her in the ring..

  • Paul Benvin

    The problem with a lame paper champion like de Randamie is her willingness to exalt money over solid competition. And the UFC will no doubt let her get away with it. Pathetic.

  • uncle

    Strip her title and get rid of the division.

  • danxiq1

    At one time I thought Germaine was a real fighter and I hoped to see if she could offer Cyborg a challenge but I see she is another coward that would rather have her belt taken than to even try to defend it.

  • Roscoe Gauldin

    yet another champion trying to dictate what will happen. this division is pointless anyway, get rid of it.

  • Pat Garret

    GDR you call yourself a fighter!? Calling cyborg a cheat when the the world saw you openly cheat against Holly Holm. GDR where is your fighting spirit? Where is your heart?? You will be known throughout Ufc history as a yellow belly coward.

  • Jamie Eyles

    and DGR cheated with multiple cheap shots after the round ended, so this would be a fair fight between two proven cheaters. GDR is a coward. strip her belt. McChicken should also get stripped.

    • RIP meatcrusher

      Awwww, little seppo wank still crying his exposed idol lost 3 straight across 2 divisions and all that money you wasted on holly memorabilia is wasted???
      Plus TFDU has exposed you also……
      Must suck to be you

  • meatcrusher destroyer

    Loved the demolition job GDR put on “Miss grunt and run”…..
    Her bashed up face at the post presser was golden.
    GDR shouldnt have to fight a twice busted cheat