Cristiane Justino Venâncio (formerly Cristiane Santos; born July 9, 1985) known professionally by her ring name Cris Cyborg, is an American-Brazilian mixed martial artist currently signed with the UFC. She is the current UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion, as well as the former Strikeforce Women’s Featherweight Champion and former Invicta FC World Featherweight Champion. Cyborg first rose to prominence when she won the Strikeforce title on August 15, 2009, by defeating Gina Carano via first-round technical knock-out (TKO). She lives in San Diego where she trains and teaches at The Arena. As of November 7, 2018, she is #11 in official UFC pound-for-pound rankings.