Filed under: Featured , News , UFC , Videos Invicta FC featherweight champion Cristiane Justino has publicly called for a w omen’s 145-pound division  to be created in the UFC. Widely seen as the world’s top pound-for-pound female fighter, Justino made her case by stating that even the 140-pound catchweight limit she made for her promotional debut at UFC 198 was already a big ask. A recently released clip from an upcoming documentary on her life gives some powerful visual substance to her claims. Captured on the lead-up to her inaugural octagon outing against Leslie Smith, the images show a visibly distraught “Cyborg” in tears, surrounded by her team as she tries to shed the extra pounds. The images also show the fighter eventually making the weight and celebrating her TKO win over Smith. “Cyborg” (16-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is set to make the drop once again, this time for a headlining spot on Sept

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Backstage footage shows Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ crying during cut down to 140 pounds for UFC 198 debut – MMA Junkie

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