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Cristiane Santos planning return

Updated: February 16, 2013, 12:11 AM ET
By Josh Gross | ESPN.com

WESTMINSTER, Calif. -- Former Strikeforce women's featherweight champion Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos has secured her release from Zuffa and plans a return April 5 against Ediane Gomes at Invicta FC 5.

"Cyborg" (10-1, 1 NC) has not fought since November 2011, when a 16-second knockout over Hiroko Yamanaka was overturned by the California State Athletic Commission because she tested positive for the anabolic steroid stanozolol.

The 27-year-old Brazilian is scheduled to fight Gomes ...

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