Make no mistake about it Cris Cyborg is the most dominant female fighter in the history of mixed martial arts. Novice fans of this game will assert that Ronda Rousey is your best female to compete at the sport, but a simple glance at their records shows that Rousey has some significant work to do if she needs to catch Cyborg.
With a career that has been obscured by a PED controversy and with a big-time fight in the world’s best MMA promotion eluding her up until 2016, the 32-year-old Brazilian finally debuted in the UFC in UFC 198 at Curitiba, Brazil. She took on Leslie Smith at a 140-pound catchweight fight that she won within the first two minutes.
For her next bout at the UFC, Cyborg took on Lina”Elbow Princess” Lansberg in Brasilia, Brazil. As a massive -1200 favored, Cyborg took Lansberg out in the next round, winning by TKO.
Having a career record of 20-1 using a no contest after she tested positive for a PED at 2011, all but two of her successes were completed by knockout or technical knockout. The barbarous striker had 12 straight T/KO wins and ended six of her prior nine battles in the first round before Holly Holm managed to go the distance.
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