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Cris Cyborg’s journey to the UFC was long and arduous.

The most dominant woman in the world at 145-pounds for years, Cyborg appeared always on the cusp of joining the premiere mixed martial arts promotion, only for backstage politics to interfere.

At UFC 214, the Brazilian will finally have her chance at UFC gold, as she faces Tonya Evinger for the recently vacated UFC women’s featherweight championship.

To check out what sort of destruction could be en route, check out Cris Cyborg’s debut for the UFC against Leslie Smith below: