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Cris Cyborg did wonders for her brand at UFC 198, but didn't quite put her over as a favorite against her bitter rival.

Following Saturday's pay-per-view in Brazil, betting lines came out with Cyborg sitting as the underdog against Ronda Rousey in a potential fight. According to, Rousey opens up as -280 while Cyborg comes in at +220.

Cyborg impressed in her UFC debut, taking only 1:21 to dispatch Leslie Smith on the main-card portion of the Curitiba, Brazil event. Smith got busted up, eating savage strikes on the feet and then the ground. Check out the following highlight:

However, Cyborg isn't quite an underdog against other competition. The site also lists her line against Miesha Tate. Paired with the current UFC women's bantamweight champion, Cyborg is lined at -250 while Ms. Tate opens at +200.

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