Following her win over Tonya Evinger to win the vacant UFC Women’s Featherweight Title at UFC 214, Cris Cyborg challenged Becky Lynch to a match at the upcoming WWE SummerSlam pay-per-view event on August 20th in Brooklyn, New York. She tweeted out the following:
— #andstill #UFC214 (@criscyborg) July 30, 2017
The two stars had been going back and forth on social media over the last few weeks. Lynch, who currently does not have a match lined up at SummerSlam, tweeted out this response to Cyborg’s challenge:
— Becky Lynch (@BeckyLynchWWE) July 30, 2017
If you recall, WWE attempted to bring in UFC strawweight fighter Paige VanZant for last year’s SummerSlam, but negotiations between the two sides ended without a deal being made.