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Ronda Rousey on Cyborg Justino's fight in LA: 'I'll worry about her later'

Esther Lin

Cris "Cyborg" Justino is doing her best to get Ronda Rousey's attention.

The former Strikeforce and current Invicta featherweight champion will defend her title against Charmaine Tweet at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Feb. 27.

That's just one night before Justino's nemesis, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, defends her title at Staples Center, just 1.8 miles down the road from the Shrine, against undefeated Cat Zingano.

But according to Rousey, she's not going think about Cyborg until she has to.

"I'm just really focused on Cat and that's it," Rousey said in an interview on FS1 Saturday night. "Cyborg has tried to show up at my weigh-ins before, Which I didn't even notice. She showed up at the [Sarah] Kaufman weigh-ins [A 2012 Strikeforce fight in San Diego] and tried jumping up and getting my attention, but I was so focused on Kaufman I didn't even see her."

Rousey compared the long-discussed potential fight against Cyborg with the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao boxing superfight.

"I'll deal with Cyborg when it's time to deal with her, when she comes around, and when she's tired of dragging this whole thing out," Rouse said. "As you've seen with Pacquiao and Mayweather, sometimes its a good thing to build up the anticipation. So I'm going to beat Cat now and I'll worry about her later."

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