Cris Cyborg entered the octagon on December 30, 2017, as the reigning UFC women"s featherweight champion. Her opponent that night was Holly Holm, the former UFC women"s bantamweight champ. The fight was the main event of UFC 219, which took place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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Cris Cyborg defeated Holly Holm at UFC 219 in December. (Photo by Brandon Magnus/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC... <+> via Getty Images)

Cyborg brought a reputation as a fearsome striker into the fight. With 26 knockout victories on her record, Cyborg was the type of fighter known for blitzing her opponents and swarming them with a deluge of massive strikes. Holm style was that of a tactician. An accomplished boxer, she preferred to counterstrike. Her game was to take what her opponents gave her and look for openings to exploit. She had massive success early in her career with that approach. She ran up a 10-0 record, but she had fallen on tough times entering UFC 219. Her record in her in four previous fights was 1-3. During that stretch she lost the bantamweight title and dropped a decision to Germaine de Randamie in her bid to become the first UFC women"s featherweight champion.

Ahead of tonight"s UFC 222, where Cyborg defends her title against former Invicta FC women"s bantamweight champion Yana Kunitskaya, watch the full fight between Cyborg and Holm.

UFC 222 takes place on Saturday, March 3 from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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UFC 222 Fight Card:


Women"s Featherweight Cris Cyborg vs. Yana Kunitskaya

Featherweight Frankie Edgar vs. Brian Ortega

Bantamweight Sean O"Malley vs. Andre Soukhamthath

Heavyweight Stefan Struve vs. Andrei Arlovski

Women"s Bantamweight Cat Zingano vs. Ketlen Vieira

Preliminary Card (Fox Sports 1)

Women"s Strawweight Ashley Yoder vs. Mackenzie Dern

Bantamweight John Dodson vs. Pedro Munhoz

Middleweight C. B. Dollaway vs. Hector Lombard

Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)

Welterweight Mike Pyle vs. Zak Ottow

Bantamweight Bryan Caraway vs. Cody Stamann

Light Heavyweight Jordan Johnson vs. Adam Milstead


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