Cris Cyborg is perhaps the most feared female fighter in the world. Until she was knocked out by
Amanda Nunes at UFC 232, it was a rare sight indeed to see her in any vulnerable position.
- Early Life and Career
- Cris Cyborg UFC
- Holly Holm vs Cris Cyborg
- Amanda Nunes vs Cris Cyborg
- Cris Cyborg Stats
- Cris Cyborg Record
- Cris Cyborg Husband
- Cris Cyborg Net Worth 2019
Early Life and Career
While living in Brazil, Cris Cyborg was an established national level handball player. She was
discovered by Rudimar Fedrigo, who introduced Cris Cyborg to the world of Mixed Martial Arts. Cris
Cyborg defeated Shayna Baszler at EliteXC: Unfinished Business in her very first American fight.
Cris Cyborg would move on to Strikeforce, fighting Gina Carano to become the Strikeforce Women’s
Featherweight Champion. After two successful title defences, she tested positive for stanozolol,
which is a banned substance. Cris Cyborg had her license suspended for a year. Cris Cyborg would
move on to Invicta Fighting Championship, where she defeated Marloes Coenen to become the first
Invicta FC Featherweight Champion.
Cris Cyborg UFC
Cris Cyborg would move on to the UFC and find great success fighting for the promotion. After
winning her first two catchweight bouts, Cris Cyborg vacated her Invicta Featherweight
Championship and contested for the vacated UFC Women’s Featherweight Championship. She
defeated Tonya Evinger to become the UFC Featherweight Champion, her first title in the
Cris Cyborg went on to defend the Championship against the likes of Holly Holm and Yana Kuniskaya.
Cris Cyborg took on UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, Amanda Nunes in a battle for her
championship, which Cyborg ended up losing. This would be her first and only Knockout loss, thus
far. Cris Cyborg remains one of UFC’s top stars, and her MMA future is certain to be absolutely
Holly Holm vs Cris Cyborg
In UFC 219, the current Women's Featherweight champion Cris Cyborg faced former UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Holly Holm. Cris “Cyborg” Justino defeated Holly Holm by unanimous decision to retain her UFC women’s featherweight belt. The match was considered to be one of the best match in women's UFC history.
Amanda Nunes vs Cris Cyborg
In UFC 232, UFC Women's Featherweight Champion Cris Cyborg faced current UFC Women's Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes. Amanda Nunes knocked down Cyborg Justino early in the first round to become the UFC women's featherweight and bantamweight champion.
The third fighter in UFC history to hold two UFC titles at the same time. The other two fighters being Daniel Cormier and Conor McGregor.
Cris Cyborg Stats
Wins by KO/TKO:
Wins by Submission:
Wins by Decision:
- 68 in (173 cm)
- 144.6 lb / 65.6 kg
Cris Cyborg Record
Listed below is the professional MMA and UFC record breakdown of Cris "Cyborg" Justino:
|Win||21–2 (1)||Felicia Spencer||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 240||27-Jul-2019|
|Loss||20–2 (1)||Amanda Nunes||KO (punches)||UFC 232||29-Dec-2018|
|Win||20-1 (1)||Yana Kunitskaya||TKO (punches)||UFC 222||03-Mar-2018|
|Win||19-1 (1)||Holly Holm||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 219||30-Dec-2017|
|Win||18-1 (1)||Tonya Evinger||TKO (knees)||UFC 214||29-Jul-2017|
|Win||17-1 (1)||Lina Länsberg||TKO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Cyborg vs. Lansberg||24-Sep-2016|
|Win||16-1 (1)||Leslie Smith||TKO (punches)||UFC 198||14-May-2016|
|Win||15-1 (1)||Daria Ibragimova||KO (punches)||Invicta FC 15: Cyborg vs. Ibragimova||16-Jan-2016|
|Win||14-1 (1)||Faith Van Duin||TKO (knee to the body and punches)||Invicta FC 13: Cyborg vs. Van Duin||09-Jul-2015|
|Win||13-1 (1)||Charmaine Tweet||TKO (punches)||Invicta FC 11: Cyborg vs. Tweet||27-Feb-2015|
|Win||12-1 (1)||Marloes Coenen||TKO (punches and elbows)||Invicta FC 6: Coenen vs. Cyborg||13-Jul-2013|
|Win||11-1 (1)||Fiona Muxlow||TKO (knees and punches)||Invicta FC 5: Penne vs. Waterson||05-Apr-2013|
|NC||10-1 (1)||Hiroko Yamanaka||NC (overturned)||Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal||17-Dec-2011|
|Win||10-1||Jan Finney||TKO (knee to the body)||Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum||26-Jun-2010|
|Win||9-1||Marloes Coenen||TKO (punches)||Strikeforce: Miami||30-Jan-2010|
|Win||8-1||Gina Carano||TKO (punches)||Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg||15-Aug-2009|
|Win||7-1||Hitomi Akano||TKO (punches)||Strikeforce: Shamrock vs. Diaz||11-Apr-2009|
|Win||6-1||Yoko Takahashi||Decision (unanimous)||EliteXC: Heat||04-Oct-2008|
|Win||5-1||Shayna Baszler||TKO (punches)||EliteXC: Unfinished Business||26-Jul-2008|
|Win||4-1||Marise Vitoria||TKO (stomps)||Storm Samurai 12||25-Nov-2006|
|Win||3-1||Elaine Santiago||TKO (corner stoppage)||Storm Samurai 11||21-May-2006|
|Win||2-1||Chris Schroeder||TKO (punches)||Storm Samurai 10||28-Jan-2006|
|Win||1-1||Vanessa Porto||Decision (unanimous)||Storm Samurai 9||20-Nov-2005|
|Loss||0-1||Erica Paes||Submission (kneebar)||Show Fight 2||17-May-2005|
Cris Cyborg Husband
Cyborg was married to MMA fighter Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos but the couple split in December 2011. Cyborg got engaged to her long-time boyfriend, trainer and ex MMA athlete Ray Elbe in 2017.
Cris Cyborg Net Worth 2019
As of 2019, Cris Cyborg has an estimated net worth of $5 million.