Bellator 271 happened on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, live from Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & & Casino in Hollywood, FL. Follow in addition to FanSided MMA for all your news and highlights.
Cris Cyborg vs. Sinead Kavanagh
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Cris “Cyborg” Justino blitzes Sinead Kavanagh, earns a vicious surface for the 20th career knockout at Bellator 271.
It didnt take long for Bellator ladiess featherweight champ Cris “Cyborg” Justino to discover her groove on the feet. When she did, she had the ability to finish Sinead Kavanagh quickly and in a rush at Bellator 271.
Simply seconds into the fight, Justino threw a series of blistering quick 1-2 combinations on the feet that clipped Kavanagh and required her to the fence. Justino tried to get the early takedown, but Kavanagh had the ability to pack it. Justino then landed some heavy knees in the clinch that appeared to gas Kavanagh rapidly.
After breaking the clinch, Justino landed a nasty right hook that sent Kavanagh collapsing to the canvas, before tossing some ruthless ground-and-pound to end up the battle.
Cris “Cyborg” Justino further proves why she is among the best MMA fighters of perpetuity
Justino came into the bout having made two-straight effective title defenses considering that making the belt over Julia Budd at Bellator 238. Prior to her time in the Bellator cage, she was the UFC featherweight champion before losing the belt to Amanda Nunes by first-round knockout at UFC 232.
Kavanagh got in Bellator 271 wanting to pull off a huge upset as the fifth-ranked competitor in the femaless featherweight department. She has had an up-and-down period in Bellator with a total expert record of 7-4 but made back-to-back wins over Katharina Lehner and Olga Rubin en route to the title shot.
With the win over Kavanagh, Justino continues to rise to the all-time MMA list as one of the best fighters in modern-day history. Shell now wait for a new competitor to emerge as she continues her dominant streak in the Bellator cage.
Simply seconds into the fight, Justino threw a series of blistering quick 1-2 mixes on the feet that clipped Kavanagh and required her to the fence. Justino tried to get the early takedown, however Kavanagh was able to stuff it. Justino then landed some heavy knees in the clinch that appeared to gas Kavanagh quickly.