Cristiane Justino "Cris Cyborg" is the current Bellator Women's Featherweight Champion with a professional MMA record of 25-wins, 2-losses, and 1-no-contest. Cyborg is currently ranked #1 in the Bellator Women's pound-for-pound rankings. She is the only Grand Slam Champion in MMA history as she won championships in Strikeforce, Invicta FC, UFC, and Bellator MMA.
Cris Cyborg got into combat sports after getting discovered by Rudimar Fedrigo, who convinced her to enter the world of professional fighting.
Cris made her MMA debut in May 2005 at Showfight 2 against Erica Paes. She lost the fight in the first round via Kneebar submission. Cris bounced back from this loss and went on a 7-fight win streak that included a victory over Shayna Baszler before fighting Gina Carano for the inaugural Strikeforce Featherweight Championship in 2009.
Cyborg won the fight in the last seconds of the first round to become the first Strikeforce Featherweight Champion. Cris then defended the title against Marloes Coenen and Jan Finney. Cyborg then defended the title against Hiroko Yamanaka. However, Cyborg tested positive for stanozolol after her fight against Yamanaka and was stripped of her title and given a one-year suspension.
Cyborg returned in 2013 and signed at Invicta FC, where her debut fight was against Fiona Muxlow in a title-eliminator. She TKO'ed Fiona and went to fight Marloes Coene for the Inaugural Invicta FC Featherweight Championship. She defeated Marloes in the fifth round via TKO(punches and elbows) and became the inaugural champion. Cyborg defended her title three times before signing up with the UFC and then vacating the Invicta Championship
Cris Cyborg UFC
Cris Cyborg made her UFC debut in 2016 at UFC 198 against Leslie Smith at Catchweight (140lbs) and won the bout via TKO (punches) in the first round.
In her next fight, Cyborg fought Lina Länsberg at Catchweight (140 lbs) at UFC Fight Night: Cyborg vs. Lansberg that she won in the second round via TKO (punches). Following her victory, Cyborg vacated her Invicta FC Women's Featherweight Championship and called out the UFC Women's Featherweight Champ, Germaine de Randamie.
The UFC stripped Randamie of the title because she refused to fight Cyborg. Due to this, Cyborg fought Tonya Evinger for the vacant UFC Women's Featherweight title. Cyborg dominated Tonya and won the Championship via a Third round TKO.
Cris then defended the title against Holly Holm and Yana Kunitskaya before fighting Amanda Nunes at UFC 232. Amanda KO'ed Cyborg inside the first minute and ended Cyborg's reign. Cyborg then fought Felicia Spencer at UFC 240 and won via unanimous decision. After the fight, UFC did not offer Cris a new contract and, Cyborg instead signed with Bellator MMA in 2019.
Amanda Nunes vs Cris Cyborg
Cris Cyborg fought Amanda Nunes at UFC 232 for the UFC Women's Featherweight Championship. Amanda dominated Cyborg from the start and knocked out the champion inside the first minute of the fight to end Cyborg's title reign. This loss ended Cyborg's 20-fight win streak.
Cris Cyborg Bellator
Cris Cyborg made her Bellator debut against Julia Budd for the Bellator Women's Featherweight Championship at Bellator 238. Cyborg won the fight in the fourth round via TKO (punches) and became the first-ever MMA Grand Slam Champion.
Cyborg defended her title against Arlene Blencow at Bellator 249, whom she defeated via second-round submission(rear-naked choke), and Leslie Smith at Bellator 259, whom she defeated via fifth-round TKO (punches). Cyborg defeated Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 271 via first-round KO for her title defense.
Cris Cyborg Stats
Wins by KO/TKO:
Wins by Submission:
Wins by Decision:
Bellator Women's Featherweight Championship
68 in (173 cm)
144.6 lb / 65.6 kg
Cris Cyborg Last Fight
Cris Cyborg's last fight was against Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 271 for the Bellator Women's Featherweight Championship. Cyborg won the fight via KO (Punches) in the 1st round to retain the Bellator Women's Featherweight Championship.
Cris Cyborg Record
Below is the professional MMA record of Cris "Cyborg" Justino: