Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino cited for misdemeanor battery

Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino cited for misdemeanor battery

UFC women’s featherweight star Cristiane Justino could be called to court after allegedly punching Angela Magana at the 2017 UFC athlete summit.

Officer Larry Hadfield of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department confirmed to MMAjunkie that Justino was cited for misdemeanor battery after police were called to the summit at the JW Marriott Las Vegas by an unknown party. The incident was reported to have taken place on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. in Las Vegas.

Hadfield said LVMPD officers investigated and cited Justino after Magana said she wanted to press charges. Magana, who’d suffered a laceration on her face, transported herself to the hospital.

The information was read from an active incident report describing the alleged crime, as police do not initially make incident reports public. Hadfield said the citation will go to the Clark County district attorney’s office, who will decide whether or not to press charges against Justino.

“This is a misdemeanor crime, which is the lowest of Nevada penalties,” said Hadfield. “When they found probable cause to believe the crime had occurred, they cited that…