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Ronda Rousey may be the biggest star in women's MMA, but Cris Cyborg just might be the best fighter in women's MMA.

Cyborg devoured Lina Lansberg Saturday night at UFC Fight Night: Brasilia, stopping her after a wicked assault in the second round.

The 140-pound catchweight fight demonstrated Cyborg's crazy power and Lansberg's toughness. She survived several big punches and took Cyborg into the second round.

Things weren't all good for the Brazilian crowd.

A country boy found Bigfoot, finally, but it was in the form of a scintillating right uppercut to the chin. Roy Nelson devastated Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva, knocking him out in the second round.

Former pound-for-pound great, Renan Barao got back in the win column, fighting for the second time as a featherweight.

In another highlight of the night, Eric Spicely submitted Thiago Santos, who was ranked at No. 15 on the UFC Fighter Rankings.

Full results below:

Main Card

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino def. Lina Lansberg via TKO (punches). Round 2, 2:29

Renan Barao def. Phillipe Nover via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Roy Nelson def. Antonio Silva via knockout (punches). Round 2, 4:10

Francisco Trinaldo def. Paul Felder via TKO (doctor stoppage). Round 3, 2:25

Eric Spicely def. Thiago “Marreta” Santos via submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:58

Godofredo Pepey def. Mike De La Torre via submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 3:03

FOX Sports 1 Prelims

Michel Prazeres def. Gilbert Burns via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Rani Yahya def. Michinori Tanaka via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Jussier Formiga def. Dustin Ortiz via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-27, 29-28)

Erick Silva def. Luan Chagas via submission (rear-naked choke). Round 3, 3:57

Fight Pass Prelims

Alan Patrick def. Stevie Ray via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Vicente Luque def. Hector Urbina via knockout (punches), Round 1, 1 minute.

Gregor Gillespie def. Glaico Franca via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27)


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