Cris Cyborgs Bio & AboutWho is the Grand Slam Champion? Biography & History
Discovered in Curitiba Brazil as a National Level Handball player; Cristiane Cyborg Justino, went on to become the only Grand Slam Champion in the history of the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, a distinction she earned by becoming the first athlete; Male or Female to capture every significant World Championship in their weight category.Discovered in Curitiba Brazil as a National Level Handball player; Cristiane Cyborg Justino, went on to become the only Grand Slam Champion in the history of the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, a distinction she earned by becoming the first athlete; Male or Female to capture every significant World Championship in their weight category.
During an unprecedented 13 year unbeaten period, Cris Cyborg -spent more time ranked as the #1 Pound for Pound female fighter in the world by ESPN Rankings, than any other female fighter in history.
A 4x World Champion Cris Cyborg has won Featherweight gold in StrikeForce, Invicta, UFC and The Viacom owned Bellator MMA where she is the current Featherweight World Champion.
A Global Humanitarian, Cyborg is known for her work with underprivileged communities, at risk youth, anti bullying programs, Women’s Empowerment and various other service opportunities, almost as much as she is recognized for her achievements inside of the cage.
Cris Cyborg has used her platform to help fundraiser for Brazil’s largest Children’s Cancer Hospital -Erasto Gaertner, establish her Women’s Only PinkBelt Fitness Empowerment Retreats, while continuing to support other community initiatives such as the Fight For The Forgotten, where she recently helped bring fresh water for two Batwa Pygmy Villages in Uganda Africa.
Originally from Curitiba Brazil, Cris Cyborg earned her American Citizenship in 2016 after successfully completing the steps of legal immigration into the United States of America. Currently living in Huntington Beach, CA Cris Cyborg has a passion for animals and is the owner of Two dogs, Two Bengal cats, a mini pig, and multiple Fish & Birds at Cyborg’s Zoo.
Still in her early 30’s Cyborg has established herself as one of the largest brands in combat sports. With a legion of loyal fans affectionately known as “Cyborg Nation” Cris Cyborg has grown into one of the biggest female sports stars in the world having crossover success into mainstream media and pop culture which continues to help build her profile and brand around the globe.