Cris Cyborg

About Cris Cyborg

Who is it?: Mixed Martial Artist
Birth Day: July 09, 1985
Birth Place: Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil, Brazilian
Other names: (Cris) Cyborg
Height: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight: 144.6 lb (65.6 kg; 10.33 st)
Division: Featherweight
Reach: 68 in (173 cm)
Style: Muay Thai, Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling
Stance: Orthodox
Fighting out of: San Diego, California, U.S.
Team: Chute Boxe Academy The Arena MMA Atos Jiu-Jitsu
Trainer: Rudimar Fedrigo
Rank: Black belt in Muay Thai under Rafael Cordeiro Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under André Galvão
Years active: 2005–present
Total: 22
Wins: 20
By knockout: 17
Losses: 1
By decision: 3
By submission: 1
No contests: 1
Medal record Representing  Brazil Women's Submission grappling IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2012 Long Beach 74+ kg (Purple) 2011 Long Beach 74+ kg (Purple) ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship 2009 Barcelona 60+ kg Representing  BrazilWomen's Submission grapplingIBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu ChampionshipADCC Submission Wrestling World Championship: 2012 Long Beach74+ kg (Purple)2011 Long Beach74+ kg (Purple)2009 Barcelona60+ kg

Cris Cyborg

Cris Cyborg was born on July 09, 1985 in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil, Brazilian, is Mixed Martial Artist. Cris Cyborg is the stage-name of Brazilian-American mixed martial artist Cristiane Justino Venâncio, who is the current UFC Women's Featherweight Champion. She is also a former Strikeforce Women's Featherweight Champion and former Invicta FC World Featherweight Champion. An employee at a pet grooming store, she became interested in MMA after learning that unlike in handball, there is no red card in MMA. She started training with Chute Boxe Academy after being discovered by founder Rudimar Fedrigo and went on to earn a black belt in Muay Thai and a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. She has been a huge fan of MMA legend Wanderlei Silva, “the Axe Murderer”, who also trained at Chute Boxe Academy. She has often been called the Female Wanderlei Silva because of her aggressiveness and approach to fighting. Silva himself acknowledged that she fights quite like him, and is the most violent female fighter in the world. She is unbeaten since her only defeat in her debut pro bout, and has a record of 16 wins by KO and two by decision, with nine first round finishes.
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Popular As Cris Cyborg
Occupation Sportspersons
Age 37 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born July 09, 1985 (Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil, Brazilian)
Birthday July 09
Town/City Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil, Brazilian
Nationality Brazilian

🌙 Zodiac

Cris Cyborg’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Cris Cyborg was born in the Year of the Ox. Another of the powerful Chinese Zodiac signs, the Ox is steadfast, solid, a goal-oriented leader, detail-oriented, hard-working, stubborn, serious and introverted but can feel lonely and insecure. Takes comfort in friends and family and is a reliable, protective and strong companion. Compatible with Snake or Rooster.



She faced Yoko Takahashi on October 4, 2008, at EliteXC: Heat. She won the fight by unanimous decision.


She fought Gina Carano on August 15, 2009, at Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg for the Women's Featherweight Championship. Cyborg won via TKO at 4:59 of the 5:00 first round. The card was the first time that a major promotion had featured a main event between women. After the match, she hugged Carano, and stated in her interview that she had the utmost respect for Carano, and that it was an honor to fight her.


On April 7, 2010, Coker stated that Cyborg would fight again in June. She faced Jan Finney at Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum and won the fight via KO in the second round. Her contract with Strikeforce expired on June 26, 2011. She renewed her Strikeforce contract on August 25, 2011.


Cyborg was married to MMA fighter Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos, and "adopted" his nickname. The couple split in December 2011. She is a naturalized U.S. citizen, since late 2016.


She returned to Muay Thai to face Jennifer Colomb at Lion Fight 11 in Las Vegas on September 20, 2013, defeating the previously undefeated Frenchwoman by TKO in round three. She had initially been set to fight Martina Jindrova but Jindrova withdrew with injury.


She lost a five-round unanimous decision against Jorina Baars in a fight for the inaugural Lion Fight Women's Welterweight Championship in the co-main event of Lion Fight 14 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States on March 28, 2014. Baars officially knocked down Cyborg in the first round with a head kick and in the fifth round with a spinning heel kick, although Referee Tony Weeks missed at least two other occasions throughout the fight where a knockdown could have been issued. Cyborg hit the canvas from a front kick in one occasion and from a knee on another, both times they were ruled slips by the Referee.


In March 2015, it was announced that Cyborg had signed with the UFC. Cyborg made her promotional debut at UFC 198 against Leslie Smith at a catchweight of 140 pounds. She won the fight by TKO in the first round.


Cyborg faced promotional newcomer Lina Länsberg in a catchweight (140 lb) bout on September 24, 2016, at UFC Fight Night 95. The Referee stopped the fight midway through the second round after Länsberg could not effectively defend herself.


In the first defense of her title, Cyborg faced Holly Holm on December 30, 2017 in the main event at UFC 219. She won the fight via unanimous decision. This win also earned her her first Fight of the Night bonus.


Cyborg faced former Invicta bantamweight champion, Yana Kunitskaya, on March 3, 2018, at UFC 222 for her second featherweight title defense. Cyborg won the fight by TKO in the first round.

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