Santos: I've seen some of Coenen’s fights and she likes to stand up. She wins some of her fights by submission. I’m just going to go over to her and exchange with her, get a feeling for what she’s doing and go for my knockout. I’m always prepared to go in. I’m always hoping that I’m going to get a really good fight and a really good exchange. I’m always prepared for my five rounds, but for some reason, my fights keep ending in the first round.
I don't know why, but that last sentence was funny to me, like she doesn't know she hits like a mack truck or something. Santos also talks about wanting to train with BJ Penn, Fedor Emelianenko, and Kerry Vera in the Q&A session. I've been pretty vocal about Cyborg's ability to become marketable due to aggressive nature in the cage, and she said that's she is working on speaking English better as well which would be important. Santos will be defending her Strikeforce 145lb women's title against Coenen this Saturday, and the fight will air on Showtime as part of the Strikeforce: "Miami" card. Make sure you join us for the open thread and discussion.