Cris Cyborg, formerly Cristiane Justino Venancio, is a professional missed martial arts fighter from the United States. She has fought for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Strikeforce, Bellator MMA, and Invicta FC.

Player Profile

Cristiane Justino Venâncio was born on July 9, 1985 in Curitiba, Brazil. For most of her career, she fought out of San Diego, California in the United States. She is 173 cm tall and has a reach of 175 cm. Her weight was last listed at 66 kg and she has fought in the featherweight division.

Height / weight 1.73 m / 66 kg
Born 9 Jul 1985
Nationality Brazil Brazil
Style Orthodox

Cyborg is affiliated with Chute Boxe Academy, The Arena MMA, Atos Jiu-Jitsu, RVCA Training Center, and Kings MMA. She used to be married to Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos and she adopted the nickname.


She made her MMA debut in May 2005. Her first fight was a loss to Erica Paes for Sao Paulo Regional. After that loss, she established a 10-fight winning streak and fought for promoters Storm Samurai, EliteXC, and Strikeforce.

Her next loss was to Penny Thomas in September 2009. In April 2013, she started fighting for Invicta FC and Lion Fight. In May 2016, she had her first fight in the UFC. It was a win against Leslie Smith. She fought for the promoter from 2016 to July 2019. At that time, she only had one loss and that was to Amanda Nunes.

In January 2020, she joined Bellator MMA. She has since been undefeated in Bellator. Her most recent fight was held in December 2022. It was a win against Gabrielle Holloway.

Career Record


Total - 2

  • Wins - 2


Total - 3

  • Wins - 2
  • By Knockout - 2

  • Losses - 1

Mixed Martial Arts

Total - 29

  • Wins - 26
  • By Knockout - 20
  • By Submission - 1
  • By Decision - 5

  • Losses - 2
  • By Knockout - 1
  • By Submission - 1
  • No Contests - 1

User Comments

Reply to