De Randamie refuses world title to defend against ‘valsspeelster’ Justino

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De Randamie refuses world title to defend against ‘valsspeelster’ Justino

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Germaine de Randamie is not going to her world title in the featherweight to defend against Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino. The 32-year-old Dutch trust the Brazilian is not on the basis of its dopingverleden.

De Randamie captured in February as the first Dutch woman ever to be a mixed martial arts (MMA)-world title. The UFC hoped that they, in July, her title would defend against Justino, but that poster is of the job.

“Germaine will not be against Cyborg fight, because she is a proven valsspeelster. We find not agree that they belong in the UFC”, said manager Brian Butler of De Randamie in a statement, according to ESPN.

Justino was in 2011, after her victory over Hiroko Yamanka tested positive for the prohibited substance stanozolol. Then she was for a year suspended.

In december was the champion in the featherweight tested positive for the use of the drug is spironolactone, but sanctions remained. The U.s. anti-doping agency USADA granted her namely therapeutic exemption for the use of that means.


Although Justino in her career so ‘only’ one time caught on the use of prohibited substances or methods, has the management of The Randamie not confident that the battle for the world title fair will be expired.

“Even though they remain her strict check, Justino remains forever suspect. They are looking for a way to get the system to work in place of sticks to the rules. If that’s the only fight is that the UFC has in mind, then we wait quietly.”

Justino denounces the statements of Randamie. “They dare not against me, so this is just one of her excuses to me to avoid. That is not my problem, but that of the UFC.”

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