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Dione Barbosa: It’s a “dream come true” getting to work with Cris Cyborg ahead of LFA debut

Interview with Dione Barbosa above


Dione Barbosa (3-1) discusses her flyweight fight against Flore Hani (4-1) at LFA 118 on Nov. 12. Dione also talks about how she got into MMA, training at Kings MMA ahead of this fight and having the opportunity to train with Bellator champion Cris Cyborg.

“I’m really grateful for Cris, it’s a dream come true being able to work for her. Not only has she changed my life on the mats, but my day-to-day life. She’s always been an example for me in this industry, not only just for me but for the world. So it’s truly a dream come true getting to work with her and I’m extremely grateful.” 

Current LFA 118 fight card:

Leandro Gomes vs. Askar Askar – 135 lbs
Javier Garcia vs. Sergio Perez – 145 lbs
Karlee Pangilinan vs. Victor Rosas – 125 lbs
Dione Barbosa vs. Flore Hani – 125 lbs
Alandria Brown vs. Sidney Trillo – 115 lbs
Taylor Mauldin vs. Nadine Mandiau – 125 lbs
Joseph Dorado vs. Corvan Allen – 135 lbs

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