Santos overpowers Carano, Mousasi batters Sobral at “Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg”
SAN JOSE, Calif. – What was billed as the biggest fight in female MMA history didn’t disappoint.
Ultimately, though, hard-hitting Brazilian Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos
proved too powerful for the previously unbeaten Gina Carano and
delivered the face of women’s MMA a first-round beating to win
Strikeforce’s first-ever 145-pound title.
The headliner, which was a milestone event for the sport and
especially women’s MMA, took place in front of 13,524 spectators at the
HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., and aired on Showtime.