Cyborg Buries Carano With First Round TKO

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More than two months of hype came to a screeching halt in less than five minutes.

Cris "Cyborg" Santos scored a first round TKO victory over Gina Carano in the Strikeforce 145-pound championship fight in San Jose on Saturday night.

Santos repeatedly landed blows to Carano's face and head before the referee stopped the fight at 4:59 of the first round, just a second before the final bell.

Carano, a one-time Reno resident, falls to 7-1 in her MMA career.

Cyborg is now 8-1.