Cyborg Stops Carano In Huge MMA Women’s Fight

During the build up for Gina Carano’s fight against Christiane “Cyborg” Santos last night in San Jose, Carano’s manager claimed that they had turned down “multiple offers” from Playboy to have Carano do a spread for the magazine, saying that “it never even reached to a point where we would talk about money.” Umm, about that…after Carano was stopped by Santos at the end of the first round, her manager might want to place a call to Hugh Hefner to see if that offer still stands.

Gina Carano vs Christiane Santos

And when I say that she was stopped “at the end of the first round” I mean that literally - as in “with one second left,” a fact that left most of the crowd wanting more. And with good reason: for 4:59, they put on an entertaining slugfest that had more thrills than the last UFC card. But as you can see in the video after the jump, it was Santos’ ability to throw punches in bunches that was the difference in the fight:

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