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Gina Carano vs. Cris Cyborg

Posted on: August 16, 2009 12:12 am
Edited on: August 16, 2009 12:15 am
Round 1. Chants for “Gina” as the round begins. She gets a big time superstar reaction. Cyborg moves in with furious punches. Carano clinches and gains top position. Cyborg looks for a heel hook. Carano avoids that. Cyborg gains back and hammers the side of Carano’s head with punches. Carano stands back up. They trade, with Cyborg throwing bombs. They go to the ground, and Carano gains mount. She throws down from mount and the crowd explodes. Cyborg gets up and they clinch. Carano opens up with punches and Cyborg looks more tired. Cyborg fires back with a low kick and straight right, however. They are engaging in the standup with Cyborg moving forward and Carano countering. Cyborg lands a series of nice hooks. Carano fires back with some of her own. This is just a war. They clinch and Cyborg scores the takedown. Cyborg looks for the Americana and it looks like Carano might tap but Carano powers out. Cyborg lands some vicious punches at the end of the round and Carano is just hanging on at the end. The fight is stopped at the close of the round and Cyborg is the winner. That’s as exciting of a round of MMA as you’re ever going to see.

Winner: Cris Cyborg, Round 1, TKO.

Official attendance: 13, 524.

Some fans didn't like the stoppage since it came at 4:59 of the first round, but if anything, it was late. Most of the crowd cheers Cyborg, and rightfully so given her performance.

Sorry for the weird fonts from time to time tonight. Internet connection is really bad here.
Category: Mixed Martial Arts

Since: Aug 30, 2006
Posted on: August 18, 2009 10:23 am

Gina Carano vs. Cris Cyborg

Terrible stoppage.  Gina was smiling 5 seconds after the horrible stoppage.  Clearly she wasn't hurt.  Ameteur ref who didn't know how much time was on the clock.  Nice 'main event.'

Since: Aug 1, 2009
Posted on: August 17, 2009 11:14 am

Gina Carano vs. Cris Cyborg

She dislocated her elbow tryin roll out of a submission. She was actually kick the chicks *ss before that happened. Its kinda like the one lose Fedor has on his record where he got head butted and couldnt continue...everybody knew they shoulda and woulda won...But yes your right she has lost before.

Since: Mar 20, 2009
Posted on: August 17, 2009 8:51 am

Gina Carano vs. Cris Cyborg

Dude Cyborg has already been beat once...look it up. Submitted.

Since: Jul 27, 2009
Posted on: August 16, 2009 7:25 pm

Gina Carano vs. Cris Cyborg

It was obvious from the start of the fight when Garano went in aggressively, threw a couple of punches and Cyborg came back at her twice fast and hard. I think Garano knew then, that it was going to be a difficult fight for her. It showed by her expression that Cyborg was just to powerful for her standard tactics. When Cyborg caught that high leg kick, that was when I knew that Garano was in trouble. Cyborg was just to fast and strong. 

Garano made some good adjustments when Cyborg took her down and moved to top position and took control a couple of times. I am not sure why she let Cyborg back to her feet when it was obvious that Cyborg was much more powerful.Her whole strategy was to make it to the later rounds, but by trying to trade punches reduce that chance.

 At least with the stoppage in the first round Garano did get her face to beat up to bad.

Since: Aug 6, 2008
Posted on: August 16, 2009 4:53 pm

Gina Carano vs. Cris Cyborg

I was rooting for Carano, but it was a good stoppage no matter how much time was left. She was not fighting back and if you watch through the stoppage, she doesn't get up. She laid there for quite awhile trying to get her barrings and then was with Dr's for quite a bit of time after the fight getting checked out. Not a good sign for those of you who whish she could have tried to come out in the 2nd round and take more punishment (even if she could have continued). At least now she can fight another day.

Since: Aug 1, 2009
Posted on: August 16, 2009 2:30 pm

Gina Carano vs. Cris Cyborg

I was cheering for Gina the whole way but you can't curl up an hide you face and let someone pound punches on you. Your asking the ref to stop the fight. If you go back and watch the fight the ref yell's  for her to "KEEP FIGHTING" and she stays in the curl position. I was hopin the bell woulda rang to save her but I knew the ref could jump in @ any time and stop the fight. I think Gina coulda recovered an maybe made a fight outta it in later round. But my hat goe's off to Cyborg. If she's that big an strong "LEGALLY", then ain't no body gonna beat this chick. Maybe set her up to fight a man. (SHE MIGHT BE HIS *SS TO!)

Since: Aug 16, 2009
Posted on: August 16, 2009 2:15 pm

Gina Carano vs. Cris Cyborg

+1. If this was a stoppage with 90 seconds on the clock, I wouldn't dispute it.
Carano was not the same in this fight. She "turtled" alot and focused a lot on
defense. She had already stated that Cyborg wastes alot of enery and it seemed
like the plan was to let her punch herself out. With only a few seconds on the clock I
understood exactly what was going on. After expending all of that energy in that
final mount...cyborg would have been in bad shape 2 mins into round 2. Not to
discredit Cyborg at all..she is a nightmare....But What a sham it is to call a TKO with 1
second on the clock. I dont think the Ref had her safety in mind at all.

Since: Mar 27, 2008
Posted on: August 16, 2009 1:31 pm

Gina Carano vs. Cris Cyborg

yes Carano wasnt defending herself but the punches cybord were throwing had nothing on them at the end of the round that could have hurt anyone.  Gina knew the round was ending and waited it out because she wasnt getting hurt.  That is why it was a bad stop. Cyborg was dead tired and her arms were barely moving.  Gina would have won in the 2nd or third round because cyborg wore herself out.  Oh well, refs mess up a lot of sports.

Since: Jul 30, 2008
Posted on: August 16, 2009 12:22 pm

Gina Carano vs. Cris Cyborg

That was good job on the ref. When it's over, it's over. Gina was no match for cybord.... BECAUSE GOT DAMN CYBORD IS A MAN. SEE THAT SOLID PUNCHING POWER? it wasn't that gina didn't want to stay at the full mount position. Cybord overpowered her. Somebody need to check the background of that woman. I bet she was born a man.

Since: Jul 27, 2009
Posted on: August 16, 2009 10:45 am

Gina Carano vs. Cris Cyborg

 getting hit  a bunch of times and not defending yourself is a bad stoppage then i guess that's what  you got.

lets face gina was getting her as s kicked period!

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