Cris Cyborg earns a unanimous choice victory over Gabrielle Holloway.
MMA legend and present Bellator champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino (1-0) gained her second skilled boxing combat unanimously over Gabrielle Holloway (0-2). All three judges gave Justino the combat because the scorecards learn 40-35,39-36 & 40-34. The 37-year-old Justino appeared snug within the ring however has some work to do if she needs to compete with the larger names within the girls’s division.
Within the first spherical, Holloway had nothing for Justino as she was not lively in any respect. Justino saved closing the hole whereas flicking out an occasional left jab and following it with a straight proper hand. In the direction of the tip of the spherical, Justino landed an enormous straight proper hand which shocked Holloway. Within the second spherical, Holloway appeared like she didn’t need to be within the ring with Justino. She clinched so much and wasn’t motivated to change with Justino.
Within the third spherical, Justino utilized a ton of strain, and towards the tip of the spherical, she pinned Holloway onto the ropes and threw a double Left hook to the physique, sending Holloway all the way down to the canvas for the primary knockdown of the combat. Holloway received up slowly however was in a position to end the spherical as there have been solely seconds left.
Cris Cyborg impresses with a unanimous choice victory over Gabrielle Holloway
Justino tried to complete Holloway within the fourth spherical, however she primarily was chasing her down as Holloway was in straight survival mode. After chasing her across the ring and solely touchdown a number of punches, Justino was in a position to do sufficient to win the spherical and safe the victory on her US debut. After the combat, Justino admitted that every one of this was new to her and that she nonetheless had numerous work to do.