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Luis Cobian is the third man in the cage for this women’s featherweight title fight.
Round 1: Cyborg comes out hard and drops Yamanaka immediately with a hard right hand. She briefly thinks about choking her, but lets her up and continues the swarm until Yamanaka is a heap against the cage.
Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos defeated Hiroko Yamanaka via KO (punches) at 0:16 of round 1
“I think she speaks too much. … I’m ready. … Anywhere,” says Cyborg. The champ also says that she’ll move to 135 for the fights, but would rather stay at featherweight.