LAS VEGAS – Earlier this month at UFC 224, women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes knocked out Raquel Pennington to defend her UFC title for a third time. Although the challenger resisted until the fifth and final round of the Rio de Janeiro headliner, Nunes put on a largely dominant performance that some – including, at one point after the fourth round , even Pennington – thought could have been stopped sooner. Was it enough, though, to convince fellow UFC champ and long-reigning featherweight force Cris Cyborg that Nunes might just be powerful enough to stand toe to toe with her in the octagon? “After the last fight, I don’t know,” Cyborg told MMAjunkie on Tuesday, at tryouts for the upcoming all-female, all-featherweight season of “The Ultimate Fighter 28/” “Watching the fight, maybe, but I don’t know. I never like to say anything before the fight.” Related Amanda Nunes says Raquel Pennington's corner failed her by not throwing in towel at UFC 224 While she viewed it as “good,” Cyborg (20-1 MMA, 5-0 UFC) wasn’t exactly in awe of Nunes’ (16-4 MMA, 9-1 UFC) most recent display.

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