UFC 232 Cyborg vs. Nunes Media Call: Why Did This Fight Take So Long?

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It’s been more than a year in the making, but the superfight between UFC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg and bantamweight titleholder Amanda Nunes is finally going to take place at UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2 on Dec. 29 at the Forum in Los Angeles.

But what took so long?

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Cyborg and Nunes were on a UFC 232 Media Conference Call where they fielded questions and addressed just why it took so long to get this fight from being talked about to being reality.

Tune in to MMAWeekly.com for full UFC 232: Jones vs. Gustafsson 2 Live Results on Saturday, Dec. 29. The first bout is scheduled to begin at 6:15 p.m. ET / 3:15 p.m. PT from Los Angeles. Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson headlines in a battle for the UFC light heavyweight belt, while Cyborg puts her featherweight title on the line against Nunes in the co-main event.