Cris Cyborg is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who is considered one of the greatest female fighters of all time. She is known for her powerful striking and knockouts, and she has held championships in four different MMA promotions, including the UFC, Strikeforce, and Invicta FC.
Cyborg was born in Curitiba, Brazil, in 1985. She began training in kickboxing at the age of 13, and she quickly became one of the most dominant fighters in the world. In 2005, she made her MMA debut, and she won her first 14 fights by knockout.
In 2009, Cyborg signed with Strikeforce, where she quickly became the promotion’s featherweight champion. She defended her title four times before moving to the UFC in 2016.
In the UFC, Cyborg continued her dominance, winning her first two fights by knockout. She then challenged for the UFC Women’s Featherweight Championship in 2017, and she defeated Tonya Evinger by third-round TKO to become champion.
Cyborg defended her title twice before losing it to Amanda Nunes in 2018. Nunes knocked out Cyborg in just 51 seconds, handing her the first knockout loss of her career.
Cyborg has since bounced back from her loss to Nunes, and she is currently the Bellator Women’s Featherweight Champion. She is considered one of the most popular and exciting fighters in the world, and she is sure to continue to entertain fans for many years to come.
Here are some of Cyborg’s most notable accomplishments:
- Former UFC, Strikeforce, and Invicta FC Women’s Featherweight Champion
- Undefeated in Strikeforce (14-0)
- Defeated Gina Carano by knockout in 34 seconds
- Defeated Holly Holm by knockout in 51 seconds
- Current Bellator Women’s Featherweight Champion
Cris Cyborg is a true pioneer in women’s MMA. She has helped to pave the way for other female fighters, and she is an inspiration to women all over the world. She is a true champion, both inside and outside of the cage.