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“Strikeforce: Miami” – Marloes Coenen Vs. Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos

Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos Defeated Marloes Coenen via TKO (Strikes) at 3:40 in the third round

first round: Coenen throws a front kick to start and Cyborg counters with an overhand right. The ladies get into the clinch and circle each other off the fence. Coene throws a big elbow that misses as they separate. Coene lands a straight punch to Cyborg’s face but gets taken down and lands in the full guard. Cyborg lands a big punch from the top and gets back into the guard. Cyborg gets back to her feet and teh referee stands Coenen back up. Cyborg begins teeing off on Coenen’s face who is hanging in tough and withstands the storm. Both fighters start throwing bombs but nothing lands for either side.

second round: Coenen scores a left hook but eats Cyborg’s combination and lands on her back as she loses her balance. The fight moves back tot heg round with Cyborg in Coenen’s full guard. Coenen throws a big right hand but misses and eats a short left for her troubles. Cyborg lands a body kick and a left jab. Coenen shoots in for a double leg but gets stuffed and gets taken down again. The champion dominates another round.

third round: Coenen still can’t take Cyborg down but has the champ up against the cage. Cyborg throws Coenen down again and lands in half guard. Coenen continues to eat bombs from Cyborg but when the fighters get up, Coenen lands a big right hook but Cyborg shrugs it off and starts to get back into the ground and pound as the referee stops the bout.