Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos (July 9, 1985) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist . She currently trains at the Chute Boxe Academy alongside her husband Evangelista Santos. Both she and her husband share the nickname "Cyborg".She made her anticipated United States MMA debut on July 26, 2008 against Shayna Baszler at EliteXC: Unfinished Business, whom she defeated by TKO.
Cristiane was scheduled to face Dutch submission specialist Marloes Coenen @ XMMA 7 on Feb.27th. However, she will not be fighting since she signed a new contract with Strikeforce.
She has recently signed with the American promotion Strikeforce. Signing with Strikeforce greatly increases the chance that a fight with Gina Carano will actually happen. Strikeforce did announce that they expect Cristiane to fight on their upcoming April 11th fight card.