Cris Cyborg defeated Simone Silva in her boxing debut

Cris Cyborg defeated Simone Silva in her boxing debut

Cris Cyborg She made her debut in the boxing ring at Fight Music Show 2 in Curitiba, Brazil, winning an eight-round decision over Simon Silva.

The reigning Bellator featherweight champion, Cyborg, has 20 knockouts in 26 MMA wins, including titles in the UFC, Strikeforce and Invicta FC, and was expected to walk in the squared circle with Silva, especially as “Catwoman” still serves. 60-day medical suspension after a knockout loss in Texas last August.

Although the boxing commission was Obibox, it was recognized as a professional competition at the Fight Music Show Reluctance to control the match And while the Associação Paranaense de Lutas has been called upon to handle that match only, it’s still unclear if Boxerrick will list Cyborg and Silva as a pro contest or an exhibition.

Cyborg landed hard punches to the chin in eight two-minute rounds as Silva, a veteran of 39 professional boxing bouts, landed some hard punches on the move. Cyborg landed the best shots in the third and sixth rounds — a nice right and a solid uppercut — but Silva refused to back down. Round 8 ended with a wild exchange of punches.

In the end, Cyborg won by unanimous decision. Results are unknown. MMA Fighting has an 80-72 win for Cyborg.

“I’m very happy,” Cyborg told FMS distribution partner Combette after the win. “Simon is a very strong athlete, a pioneer in boxing, and I’m honored to fight her.

Click here for full Fight Music Show 2 results.


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