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Strikeforce Melendez Vs. Masvidal Results: Cyborg Santos Spends 16 Seconds Beating Hiroko Yamanaka

Women's featherweight champion Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos defends her women's featherweight against Hiroko Yamanaka.

ROUND ONE: Cyborg comes out aggressive and Yamanaka takes the invitation to brawl. Bad idea. After a short and wild exchange, Cyborg pounds and bludgeons with right hands Yamanaka and drops her down. Yamanaka survives a vicious immediate beating. Regains her feet then only to begin wildly exchanging with Cyborg again. Yamanaki.is bruised and battered after the fight.

Cyborg destroys the completely unheralded Yamanaka in a fight devoid of drama or sporting interest but remindful of a Mike Tyson beating from the early 1990s. Cyborg is happy after the fight. Yamanaka is recovered after the fight. The Showtime commentators ask themselves if the referees stop the fights more quickly when women are fighting and men. It's hard to come up with anything else to say about this utter blowout.

Strikeforce Melendez Vs. Masvidal Results: Cristiane Santos defeats Hiroko Yamanaka by KO at 16 seconds of the first round.