Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino making 135lb debut in Dec., Invicta 10

Dont worry, Holly Holm or Ronda will take her out.

source | MMAJunkie.com

Cristiane Justino is headed to bantamweight in December, her manager and promoter today told MMAjunkie.  “Cyborg” Justino (12-1) is targeted for Invicta FC 10 against a TBA opponent, Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp said. She was targeted on two previous occasions to meet Ediane Gomes before injuries and event scheduling nixed the matchup. Justino could make her second appearance at 135 pounds in February or March, Knapp added. It’s not yet decided whether Justino will vacate her current Invicta FC featherweight title, Knapp said. “Cyborg” won the title one year ago with a fourth-round TKO of Marloes Coenen.

Justino also is headed to Thailand at the end of the month to refine her striking skills and start the process of shedding weight, Prajin added. The ex-champ was outpointed by Jorina Baars in a muay Thai title fight this past March under the Lion Fight banner.

Prajin said the goal of hiring Aponte is to get Justino to a walk-around weight of 155 pounds. He said the fighter walked around as high as 180 pounds as a featherweight.
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