Cris Cyborg is a half-Brazilian and half-American MMA fighter fighting for the Bellator. She has been the featherweight in the women’s Bellator champion of the women, and she has also held the title since January 2020. Cris is a former Invicta FC, Strikeforce, and UFC World featherweight champion. Cris is considered the only fighter in the world, regardless of gender, to win the Grand Slam Champion, and she also held the world championship title more than four times. She was in the promotion world of mixed martial arts and is forever the finest fighter in the MMA.
The Early Years of Cris Cyborg
Cris Cyborg was born in Curitiba, Brazil, on July 9, 1985, and she is 37 years old as of currently. Her father’s name is Jurandir Justino, her mother’s name is Cersima Gorete de Morais, and her parents’ occupations are unknown. Cris’s parents divorced when she was young because her father had an alcoholism addiction. She has a brother named Rafael, who is trained at Chute Boxe Academy. Cris has been interested in sports from a younger age and has a strong interest in handball. At the age of nine, she started to train in handball, and even sometimes, she used to train with the male team and develop her skill in handball. Cris spent her early life in Curitiba, Brazil, along with her mother and brother.
The Educational Qualifications of Cris Cyborg
Cris Cyborg studied at the local high school in Curitiba, but the name of the school she studied at has yet to be discovered. She started her career in handball when she was twelve years, and; she was a member of her school handball team and participated in many national-level matches. Because of her success in sports, Cris has got an athletic scholarship from a private university because of her success in matches. After graduating from high school, she decided to join physical education in the Parana, so she moved to the city of Cascavel and started to study physical education. Cris started to play handball for her college team; later, her talent was discovered by Rudimar Fedrigo, the Chute Boxe Academy trainer; he was impressed with her physical size and advised her to enter the fighting world.
Personal details of Cris Cyborg
Real Name: Cristiane Justino Venâncio
Profession: Mixed martial artist
Celebrity name: Cris Cyborg
Place of Birth: Curitiba, Brazil
Birthday: July 9, 1985
Colour of Eyes: Dark Brown
Colour of Hair: Light Brown
Net Worth: $ 28 million
Height in Feet: 5 ft. 8 in.
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Body measurements of Cris Cyborg
Height in cm: 173 cm
Weight in Kg: 65.7 kg
Weight in Pound: 145 lbs
Body Measurements: NA
Breast Size: NA
Waist Size: NA
Hip Size: NA
Shoe Size (In U.S.): 7.5
Dress Size (In the U.S.): 6
Family details of Cris Cyborg
Mother’s Name: Cosima Gorete de Morais
Father’s Name: Jurandir Justino
Number of Siblings: Rafael
Relationship Status: Married
Spouse Name: Evangelista Santos
The Relationship and Personal details of Cris Cyborg
Cris Cyborg was in a relationship with Evangelista Santos, a fellow martial artist, and they both were in a relationship for many years. After that, they both started to live together, and a year later, they both got married in the ceremony, along with both families and friends. Then in December 2011, they both filed for divorce and separated, but the reason for the divorce is unknown; they did not have any children together.
In 2016, Cris got United States citizenship. Then she was in a relationship with Ray Elbe, a trainer and former MMA, and in 2017, they both engaged. In 2018, Cris legally adopted her teenage niece, making her the first mother to win the UFC Championship belt. She fights for the non-profit organisation named The Forgotten by Justin Wren, which main aim is to provide water for the people in Ugandan Pybmys.
The Net worth of Cris Cyborg
Cris Cyborg has a net worth of $ 28 million currently, and she has earned her net worth being worked as an MMA fighter.
Awards and achievements of Cris Cyborg
Cris Cyborg is currently the UFC Women’s Featherweight champion; previously, it was held only by the Strikeforce Women’s Featherweight World Champion. Cris is the first Invicta of FC Featherweight World champion. In 2009, Cris was named the Female Fighter of the year by MMA Publications, and she earned the World MMA award more than two times in 2009 and 2010. Cris earned the first submission victory in her 26-fight MMA career, and after that, she won the BJJ Black Belt award from Rubens Charles.
The Professional life of Cris Cyborg
Cris Cyborg started her career as a professional MMA on May 17, 2005, and in the first round, she lost against Erica Paes in Knee bar submission at a match held in Brazil based show. On November 20, 2005, she won for the first time against Vanessa Porto at Strom Samurai 9, and after that, she won three consecutive wins in the first round throughout the season. On October 21, 2006, Cris faced Edna Gloria in Muay Thai even for the first time at Estimulo de Muay Thai, and she won the game.
Then she took a break from the professional fight for two years. On July 26, 2008, she resumed her MMA career and won the game by defeating Shayna Baszler in the second round. Cris’s first title defence against Marloes Coenen was delayed because of her injury, and it was rescheduled on January 30, 2010, in the Strikeforce, Miami, and she won the title in the third round. In 2013, Cris signed a multi-fight deal with Invicta Fighting championships, and her next fight was against Marloes Coenen in the inaugural Invicta Fc Featherweight Championship on July 13, 2013. Cris was named the first Invicta FC Featherweight Champion to win the fight in the fourth round of TKO. Cris won in the last two fights against Faith Van Duin in the Invicta FC on July 9, 2015, and against Daria Ibragimova on January 16, 2016.