The dominant UFC female star went on FS1's "Speak For Yourself" on Thursday and made it very clear that she wanted a fight with Rousey soon. She even vowed to break Rousey's face if the two ever got together in the Octagon.
"My last fight, I broke the nose of the girl in three places," Cyborg told Jason Whitlock. "Sure, if I fight her she'll have to do surgery on her face after. I'm not kidding."
Cyborg, the Invicta FC women's featherweight champion, has been campaigning hard on social media for a fight with Rousey, the former UFC women's bantamweight champion and one of the biggest stars to ever compete in MMA. But Cyborg said she has not gotten any response from Rousey herself.
"Ronda doesn't say anything," Cyborg said. "She doesn't even say my name. She used [UFC president] Dana White and her mother to talk to me, because she knows if she says my name, she'll have to fight me. She knows this."
Cyborg, 31, is 2-0 in the UFC, but has fought at a catchweight at 140 pounds, because the UFC does not have her 145-pound division. Rousey fights at 135 pounds. They would likely have to meet in the middle at 140 for a fight to happen.
Cyborg (17-1, 1 NC), whose real name is Cristian Justino, has not lost a bout since her pro debut in 2005. She has finished every single opponent since 2008. The Brazilian star is coming off a second-round TKO win over Lina Lansberg in the main event of UFC Fight Night 95 last month.
Rousey (12-1) has not fought since losing by second-round knockout to Holly Holm at UFC 193 in November 2015. The 29-year-old drew comparisons to Mike Tyson during her dominant run atop the UFC's women's bantamweight division: four straight finishes in under 67 seconds. Cyborg said she didn't think the comparisons were apt.
"I watched her do shadow box and the shadow won," Cyborg said. "Maybe that means when Mike Tyson lose his fight by KO, he never the same. Maybe it means that Ronda lost her last fight and she's never the same. But not because she KOs people. She never did this."