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Cyborg Defeats Coenen

This was one of Cris Cyborg’s best fights yet. The savage beauty of her power-hand hammers dropping from standing and partially in-guard positions is undeniable. These are the blows that ended the Cyborg-Carano fight so quickly last summer. I am impressed that Strikeforce challenger Marloes Coenen withstood so many of them before the fight was […]

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Cyborg Defeats Carano in First Round

The “Muy Thai Machine” and “Baddest Woman South of the Equator” Cris Cyborg Santos definitely earned her title in the single round she fought with reigning favorite Gina Carano. Cyborg is known as an explosive, powerful fighter with perhaps less technical control and ability than Carano, and this proved accurate in the Strikeforce fight. I […]

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Fiiiight! Gina Carano and Cris Cyborg

This Saturday it happens. Gina “Conviction” Carano (7-0) and Cris “Cyborg” Santos (7-1) will become the first women in MMA history to headline a major MMA fight card. I don’t know if you watch boxing or MMA, but if you watch women’s sports at all this is going to be a groundbreaking event across the […]

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