UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg’s battery case was dismissed on Tuesday, following the completion of an anger management course and a paid fine. Now the fighter has come forward with her thoughts on the matter.
Cris Cyborg and former UFC women’s strawweight Angela Magana entered a physical altercation at the 2017 UFC Athlete Retreat. Cyborg allegedly struck Magana in the face, bringing an end to the quarrel.
After police arrived on the scene, Cyborg was charged with a misdemeanor case of battery. As reported by MMA Junkie, Cyborg’s charge was dismissed on Tuesday after the women’s featherweight champion completed a few requirements.
Cyborg’s case was dismissed after it was revealed that the fighter had completed a impulse control counseling class and had paid a $398 fine. Speaking to TMZ Sports, Cyborg has since come forward to offer her thoughts on the matter.
“I’m not proud of what I did, but you learn a lot when you do a mistake.” Cyborg said. “I studied the anger management and I am going to be an example for other people.”
“Every mistake you do, you learn,” The fighter later added. “I have to control myself.”
Check out Cyborg’s full thoughts within the video below: