Cris “Cyborg” is scheduled for the third defense of her featherweight title against Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 271. MMA event airs live on Showtime from Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FL on Friday, November 12. Tickets information is expected to be announced shortly.
Cris “Cybog” (24-2, 1 NC) of Brazil is coming off the win via fifth-round TKO against Leslie Smith, which marked her second successful defense of Bellator 145-pound title. Prior to that former UFC, Invicta FC and StrikeForce women’s featherweight champion submitted Arlene Blencowe, TKO’d Julia Budd and scored a unanimous decision against Felecia Spencer.
No. 5-ranked contender Sinead Kavanagh (7-4) of Ireland is riding the two-win streak. In her previous bout she earned a unanimous decision against Katharina Lehner. Before that she stopped Olga Rubin in Round 2.
MMA fans can watch Bellator 271: Cyborg vs Kavanagh live stream on Showtime. The date is Friday, November 12. The start time is 10 pm ET / 7 pm PT.
Other bouts featured on Bellator 271 fight card are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
Cris “Cyborg” vs. Sinead Kavanagh – Cyborg’s featherweight title