Chris Cyborg, Justinute: Gary A. Vasquez / Reuters
The Russian fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Yana kunitskaya lost to Brazilian Chris Cyborg Justino in the battle for the title of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) in the weight category up to 66 kilograms. About it the correspondent “Tapes.ru”.
The fight was held in the framework of the UFC 222 in Las Vegas. Justino won via TKO in the first round and defended the title of champion in the Featherweight.
28-year-old kunitskaya — the champion of Russia on Thai Boxing and Taekwondo, repeated winner of international competitions. MMA career she began in 2009. During this time the athlete has spent 14 fights, 10 wins and suffered three defeats, one the result of the match with her participation was cancelled. The fight with Justino was for the team’s debut in the UFC.
32-year-old Justino for the second time defended the title of champion of the UFC. The Brazilian won the belt in July 2017, defeating American Tonya, Avenger. In Justino, the UFC held five fights and won all of them, only she has 22 fights in the mixed single combats, in which it scored 20 victories and suffered one defeat.
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