REPORT: Cris Cyborg to headline UFC fight card in Brazil
According to a report from Brazilian news site UOL, Cristiane Justino also known as Cris Cyborg will make her second UFC octagon appearance next month, this time as an event headliner.
Cyborg, the current Invicta FC featherweight champion jumped over the UFC earlier this year to fight Leslie Smith in a 140-pound catchweight fight. Cyborg would go on to win the fight via TKO in the first round at UFC 198.
According to the report, Justino (16-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will battle Lina Akhtar Lansberg (6-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 95. The bout would take place at 140 pounds, the second time Justino has fought at the catchweight in the UFC.
Also, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao will square off against Phillipe Nover.
UFC Fight Night 95 takes place Sept. 24 at Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in the Brazilian capital of Brasilia. The card airs on FS1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.Follow MyMMANews.com on Social Media
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