Rafael Cordeiro, one of the top dogs at Chute Boxe Academy in Curitiba and trainer of EliteXC competitor Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos, recently spoke with Tatame and let slip what's next for everyone's new favorite female fighter.
She'll be at EliteXC’s October 4th show, again live by CBS, at Florida, against a Japanese fighter, Yoki Takarashi [sic]. She’s a very tough fighter and it’ll be a great fight. We signed the contract yesterday and Cris will fight her.
Gary Shaw, EliteXC’s VP, said that [Cyborg's] the most brutal athlete he had ever seen and that Gina is a star of the event, but now Cris is a star too. We’re very happy, we saw that he was praising both of them, and said that they can face each other.