Bellator 249: Cris Cyborg DOMINATES Arlene Blencows, Gets First Career Submission Win (Highlights)

Cris Cyborg defended her Bellator Featherweight title by defeating Arlene Blencows via rear naked choke in the 2nd round.

Screenshot of Cris Cyborg via Twitter: @BellatorMMA
Screenshot of Cris Cyborg via Twitter: @BellatorMMA

In the main event, Bellator women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg takes on former world boxing federation champion Arlene Blencows. The match serves as the first official title defense for Cyborg since moving to Bellator last year. 

Round 1

Arlene immediately pushes the pace and tries to walk down Cris. Cyborg comes out with a combination of heavy attacks as Blencows tries to command the center of the cage. Cyborg works her way into a clinch against the cage and uses her strength to mow down Blencows. Cris gets the fight to the ground and controls the top position, throwing down powerful elbows.

10-9 Cyborg

Round 2

Cris opens the round with a full range of attacks. Cyborg unleashes multiple flurries of heavy shots. Right after, she shoots for a takedown and gets Blencows on the ground. The flurry work opens up Blencows as Cris unleashes a vicious ground and pound. 

Cyborg flattens Arlene Blencows out and secures a submission victory to defend her featherweight title. 

Official Result: Cris Cyborg def. Arlene Blencowe via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke); Round 2 (2:36)

Check the Highlights Below:

Published on October 15, 2020 at 11:49 pm
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