Michael Bisping Wants To See Nunes Vs Cejudo, Would 'Put His Money On Nunes'

UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping has thrown his full support behind the idea of an epic UFC showdown between Amanda Nunes and Henry Cejudo.

American Cejudo, 32, strangely called out the Brazilian Nunes, 31, on his quest to collect more belts in UFC.

But the retired Bisping, 40, said he would welcome the fight and has put his backing on Nunes to beat Cejudo.

"He said he wants all the belts from 125 to 145 and that means the female belts as well, and I swear to God, I would love to see Cejudo vs. Amanda Nunes," he said.

"I like it. I mean, I'm not for a woman fighting a man or beating a man up. I like what he's saying, but I kinda wanna see Nunes.

"I think I'd put my money on Nunes in that fight. I honestly would. I think I would put my money on Amanda Nunes in that fight.

"Amanda Nunes knocks out [Cris] Cyborg. Amanda Nunes knocks out Holly Holm.

"She knocks out Holly Holm, Ronda Rousey, f*****g Miesha Tate, the list goes on. She's a bad woman."

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According to Bisping, Nunes could use her size and power to beat Cejudo in an MMA fight.

"Fighting has weight classes. Henry Cejudo fights at 125. Amanda Nunes fights at 145 and 135. She's the same size, if not bigger. She's a bigger person," he explained.

"Henry Cejudo is 5 foot 4. Amanda Nunes is 5 foot 8. I'm not saying she's thick, but she's big. She's bigger than Henry Cejudo.

"She has knockout power. I've seen Cyborg spar with men and dominate men. I have seen Cyborg in the gym rolling with men and beating men.

"And I have seen Amanda Nunes go out there and punch Cyborg in the face and knock her flat on her face in 51 seconds.

"I'm just saying. Of course, I'm having fun with it and Cejudo would probably beat her, but I'm saying Nunes would give him a fight."

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Cejudo, who holds the bantamweight and flyweight championships, had issued the challenge to both Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko.

"If Amanda Nunes wants to get it too? Valentina [Shevchenko]? I'm calling you guys out, too. I take no prisoners. The fight would have to be so strategic. But, he can get it too, man!" 'Triple C' told TMZ.

It's unknown how serious the former freestyle wrestler is about the challenge, but Nunes has dominated the women's division.

Nunes, who holds both the women's bantamweight and featherweight titles, picked up a stunning first-round TKO win over Holly Holm at UFC 239 earlier this month.

The dual champion has since stormed into the UFC's top five pound-for-pound fighters and kept her spot in the latest round of rankings released.

Who would win out of Nunes and Cejudo?

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