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ADCC 2009 News names and the top female MMA fighter Cris Cyborg in ADCC

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ADCC has just confirmed that the top female fighter in the World in her weight Strikeforce Champion Cristiane “Cyborg” is competing in the +60KG division in ADCC 2009. Cyborg is coming of a great performance in which she defeated Superstar Gina Carano in the main event of the last Strikeforce.

Other competitors announced:

-99KG Marcio “Pe de Pano” Cruz – Pano is a former ADCC Champion and UFC veteran –

-99KG Renato “Babalu” Sobral – Sobral is a former Strikeforce Champion and ADCC veteran
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-87.9kg Gunnar Nelson. Iceland

76.9kg Ben Askren. USA

In other news Roberto Abreu will move up to +99kg,

Also announced was in the additiion of current World Champion  Luanna Alzuguir. Brazil in the ladies -60KG category. With the two new names the ladies fields are now complete:

Females +60kg

1. Hannette Staack. USA
2. Penny Thomas. USA
3. Hitomi Hiraiwa. Japan
4. Rosângela Conceição. Brazil
5. Ida Hansson. Sweden
6. Shanti Abelha. Denmark
7. Lana Stephanac. USA
8. Cristiane Cyborg. USA

Females -60kg

1. Kyra Gracie. Brazill
2. Sayaka Shioda. Japan
3. Megumi Fujii. Japan
4. Michelle Tavares. Brazil
5. Laurence Cousin. France
6. Ina Steffensen. Denmark
7. Hillary Williams. USA
8. Luanna Alzuguir. Brazil

 ADCC 2009 takes place in Barcelona, Spain on September 26 & 27, 2009. For more info check out www.adccbarcelona.com

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