Cyborg is a beast! She holds a purple belt in Brazilian jiu jitsu. Watch her pick up a heavy female BJJ competitor and slam her down on the mat in the video below.
In the video she says she loves to train. She lists just about everything you could possibly want to train in – to improve in MMA. I love her enthusiasm for combat sports. She loves every single minute of competing and, of course, winning.
Cris Cyborg Suplexes way to Gold Medal Mundials (BJJ Worlds) 2011 – Video
We need a huge influx of women training in all aspects of mixed martial arts to support the few who will climb the MMA ladder to compete with the Cyborgs and Carano’s of the world.
How do we get more women interested? What stops women who’ve trained in other martial arts from flooding into the sport?