UFC superstar Cris Cyborg has become an American citizen.
The 31-year-old fighter was amongst thousands sworn in during a ceremony at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Tuesday, Dec. 13.
Today I became a Brazilian American, a symbol of all the hard work and opportunities I've received since moving to the USA 8 years ago. pic.twitter.com/pLa82P4eTE
— Cris Cyborg (@criscyborg) December 13, 2016
"It's an opportunity for me (to) give back for the American community what they give to me. I can vote. I can participate more," Cyborg told The Associated Press.