Cris Cyborg – Official UFC Fighter Profile

When and why did you start training for fighting? Istarted training over a decade ago. I was always an athlete, and once Idiscovered that unlike handball, MMA doesn’tissue red cards, I knew I had found my true sport.

What ranks and titles have you held? UFC Womens Featherweight Champion. Former Invicta FCWorldChampion. FormerStrikeforce World Champion. 2x IBJJF World Champion. ADCC Bronze Medalist.

Do you have any heroes? Jesus Christ, who died for our sins.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It is anhonor.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I never finished university; however, it issomethingI plan to return to once my MMA career isfinished. Animals are a passion for me and I think it would be amazing to one day further my knowledge and find a way to work with them.

What was your job before you started fighting? I used to work inside of a pet grooming store.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Chute Boxe Muay Thai black belt, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu brown belt under Andre Galvao of Atos BJJ TeamFavorite grappling technique: SuplexFavorite Striking technique: Whatever strikefinishes with a KO

17 wins by KO, three by decision

Lost pro debut unbeaten since

10 first round finishes

Has won 10 straight

Had 4-0, 1 NC record in Strikeforce

Was 5-0 with five finishes in Invicta FC

Owns wins over Gina Carano, Marloes Coenen (twice), Shayna Baszler and Vanessa Porto

Has finished 13 of last 14 wins

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