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  • 2 years ago
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Strikeforce women's featherweight champion Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos has apologized for a failed drug test, but she's blaming a dietary supplement for it. As MMAjunkie.com reported on Friday, Santos was suspended one year and fined $2,500 after failing a test at a Dec. 17 Strikeforce event. Today, the 26-year-old Brazilian fighter issued a statement, though she denies she knowingly took any banned substances. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The California State Athletic Commission has suspended and fined Strikeforce women's featherweight champion Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos due to a failed drug test. CSAC officials today announced the fighter tested positive for stanozolol metabolites following a Dec. 17 title defense at "Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal." She's been suspended one year and fined $2,500. Her win also over Hiroko Yamanaka has been overturned to a no-contest. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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As MMAjunkie.com first reported, Strikeforce women's featherweight champion Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos will fight on Dec. 17. Japanese product Hiroko Yamanaka will look to unseat the current titleholder. Strikeforce officials announced the booking during Friday night's Strikeforce Challengers 19 broadcast on Showtime. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Strikeforce women's featherweight champion Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos likely will be back in the cage before year's end. Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker today confirmed the tentative plans during a media call, though he didn't reveal a specific date. Since then, though, a source close to the fighter told MMAjunkie.com Santos could compete at a currently unannounced Dec. 17 event. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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With news this week that Strikeforce women's featherweight champion Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos has re-signed with the promotion, attention once again has turned to potential opposition. Santos occupies the top spot in her division and is seen by many as borderline unstoppable. However, the remainder of the top 10 at 145 pounds is composed of fighters who have not yet had their shot at the hard-hitting Brazilian. MMAjunkie.com contributor Robert Sargent discusses nine possible opponents for read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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After sitting on the sidelines for the past 14 months due to stalled contract negotiations, Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos says she's re-signed with Strikeforce. The organization's featherweight (145-pound) champion announced the news via Twitter. The Brazilian said info on her next bout will be announced shortly. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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If Strikeforce women's middleweight champion Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos has signed a new deal with the promotion, company officials aren't saying so. A representative told MMAjunkie.com that Strikeforce "doesn't have any official word on the contract status of 'Cyborg' at this time." The update comes after Santos' manager, Rudimar Fedrigo, told fcfighter.com on Thursday that a contract renewal has been completed. read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos dominated Jan Finney on Saturday. The Strikeforce women’s champ never stopped attacking, and she says that’s how a champion should perform. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The former Strikeforce champ talks about her loss this weekend to Jorina Baars at Lion Fight 14 in this Fight Hub interview. read news >>

  • a year ago
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What could be the most marketable fight in women's MMA history appears to be moving closer to reality. Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has risen quickly during her recent title reign, yet a much-anticipated fight with currently suspended ex-featherweight champ Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos has seemingly been stalled by public bickering over a proposed weight class. UFC President Dana White, though, suggested progress is being made. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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With Gina Carano currently chasing Hollywood dreams and Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos under a California State Athletic Commission-imposed suspension, former Olympian Ronda Rousey has quickly gained the unofficial title of "the face of women's MMA." And while Rousey currently has Sarah Kaufman to contend with, the Strikeforce female bantamweight champion said she welcomes future fights with both Carano and Santos. Of course, the motivation would be completely different. After all, Rouse read news >>

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