Defining Fights: Bellator 249 headliner Cris Cyborg
Cris Cyborg will look to continue the latest chapter of her remarkable MMA career Thursday night when she puts her newly-won Bellator women’s featherweight title on the line for the first time.
Cyborg (22-2 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) takes on Arlene Blencowe (13-7 MMA, 6-3 BMMA) in the main event of Bellator 249, which takes place Thursday at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The main card airs on CBS Sports Network following prelims on MMA Junkie.
Ahead of fight night in Uncasville, let’s look back at six key fights that helped define Cyborg’s Bellator career to date.