Friday night on AXS TV, Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos made her Muay Thai return in the co-main event of Lion Fight 14 with a meeting against undefeated Jorina Baars for the inaugural Lion Fight welterweight title.
It was a thrilling back-and-forth war that went to the final bell, with Baars coming out on top thanks to multiple knockdowns on the night.
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You can view the full fight below:
While it was an amazing performance for Baars and a disappointing outing for Cyborg, this does not hurt her standing in mixed martial arts at all. Not only is this a completely different sport with different rules, but Cyborg was taking on one of the best in the world and stuck in there until the final bell.
You can check out the full results from Lion Fight 14 below:
- Gregory Choplin def. Marco Pique via unanimous decision
- Jorina Baars def. Cris Cyborg via unanimous decision for Lion Fight welterweight title
- Shane Oblonsky def. Malaipet Sasiprapa via unanimous decision
- Eddie Abasolo def. Jonathon Wyderko via unanimous decision
- Victor Saravia def. Anthony Castrejon via TKO (Round 3, 2:43)
- Gaston Bolanos def. Brian Del Rosario via TKO (Round 4, 1:57)