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‘Cyborg Nation’ video blog (Ep. 1): Cris Cyborg prepares for first-ever title defense at UFC 219

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s Featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is gearing up for her first-ever title defense as she is lined up to face off against Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 219 on Saturday Dec. 30, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

While the promotion gives fight fans a behind-the-scenes look at the leadup to all major UFC events with “Embedded,” Cyborg is doing her solo act, as Cyborg Nation gives you a closer look at her path to “Sin City.”

From the YouTube description:

Cyborg Nation is an all access video series bringing fans behind the craziness that is UFC Fight Week. In this episode of Cyborg Nation #UFC219 Cris prepares to head to vegas, finishes her final sparring session, and completes her media obligations for day 1 in Las Vegas.

In the premiere episode, Cris gets in some hard sparring in, cardio as well as some downtime getting pampered. Also get an inside look at her strict diet and her pet...tiger? Plus, striking coach Jason Parillo fails miserably at his attempt to do the “backpack kid” dance.

To see who else is fighting at the UFC 219: “Cyborg vs Holm” pay-per-view event click here.

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