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 argue that Ronda Rousey is your ideal female to compete at the game, but a simple glance at their recordings shows that Rousey has some significant work to do when she wants to capture Cyborg.
Having a career that’s been clouded by a PED controversy and using a big-time fight from the world’s top MMA promotion eluding her up until 2016, the 32-year-old Brazilian eventually surfaced at the UFC at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil. She took on Leslie Smith at a 140-pound catchweight fight she won within the initial two minutes.
For her next bout in the UFC, Cyborg took on Lina”Elbow Princess” Lansberg at Brasilia, Brazil. As a huge -1200 favorite, Cyborg took Lansberg outside in the next round, winning by TKO.
With a career record of 20-1 with 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 vicious striker had 12 straight T/KO wins and ended six of her previous nine battles in the first round until Holly Holm was able to go the distance.
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