Marloes Coenen ready for title shot against Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos
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After a dominating victory over Roxanne Modafferi at last night’s Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers event on CBS, MMA Fanhouse is already calling Marloes Coenen the “next female MMA star.” And what looks to be the next step for the next female MMA star? A title shot against Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos.
Following her 65 second dismantling of Modafferi last night, MMA Fanhouse’s Ariel Helwani asked of the fighter what her next step was and she explained that Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker was already planning a fight between her and Santos which will tentatively take place around the new year. Though Santos is no slouch, if Coenen’s performance last night is any indication, the Dutch fighter could very well be the next Women’s Lightweight Champion.
[This article was originally published by Examiner.com.]