After finally signing a new contract following over a year on the sidelines, Strikeforce featherweight champion Cris "Cyborg" Santos has her next fight.
The widely considered No. 1 female fighter in mixed martial arts will take on Hiroko Yamanaka on Dec. 17, the promotion confirmed.
Yamanaka is a 32-year-old Japanese fighter who is 12-1 and currently riding an eight-fight win streak. The fight will mark her debut in a major U.S. promotion as she's spent her entire career fighting in her home country.
A location has yet to be officially announced for the December 17 show.
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