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Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos and Herschel Walker Announced for January 30 Strikeforce Event in Florida

Cris Cyborg SantosStrikeforce announced on Thursday that 145-pound women’s champion Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos and newcomer Herschel Walker will both compete at a January 30 Showtime-televised event at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida.

Santos (8-1), who’s expected to meet top contender Marloes Coenen on the card, won her title in August with a first-round TKO of Gina Carano, her eighth-straight win since dropping her professional debut in 2005.

Walker (0-0), a 47-year-old former Heisman Trophy winner who signed with Strikeforce in September, is a sixth-degree black belt in tae kwon do who has been training with American Kickboxing Academy in preparation for his MMA debut against an opponent to-be-announced.

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Pictured: Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos


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