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AEW’s women’s champion Melissa “Thunder Rosa” Cervantes said she has someone in mind who she would like to fight in a mixed martial arts fight.
Cervantes said she is interested in another mixed martial arts bout before she turns 40. Her last fight was in November 2019 against Nadine Mandiau inside Combate Global’s la jaula.
However, she has been keeping in an eye on Combate Global’s female division. She said she is a fan of Yazmin Jauregui, who won last years’s all women tournament.
“One of the people I follow is Yazmin. I was blown away from her performances. If I would have been her age I would have loved to get inside la jaula,” she said.
It is not a done deal as far as her returning to mma, however, she said she’ll wait on a list of potential opponents who is willing to scrap.
Due to her schedule, she has not been able to train. However, earlier this year, she went to train with mma world champion Cris Cyborg.
“She is a great person to be around. She is a hustler. She is always training