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Dec 2, 2016 11:59 am

Cris Cyborg prepared to walk away from the UFC

Reigning & defending Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has been campaigning for the UFC to create a women’s featherweight division for quite some time now. Cyborg made her UFC debut earlier this year at UFC 198 when she stepped into the Octagon against gritty MMA veteran Leslie Smith. Despite enduring a brutal weight...

Nov 25, 2016 11:28 am

Cris Cyborg confident Miesha Tate will not retire

Back at UFC 205, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate suffered a unanimous decision loss to Raquel Pennington on the main card of the historic event. For Tate, the loss made it two in a row following her UFC 200 loss to Amanda Nunes, where she lost the women’s bantamweight championship in the very...

Nov 23, 2016 11:09 am

Cris Cyborg confident Ronda Rousey will not fight her

Next month fight fans will finally see former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey step into the Octagon in a highly anticipated return bout to the Octagon. Rousey of course will be returning from her year-long hiatus to square off against women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship in what will...

Nov 22, 2016 8:37 am

Cris Cyborg only returning to 140 for superfight

It’s no secret that Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is a natural featherweight fighter. With that being said, both of Cyborg’s UFC fights have been at a catchweight of 140 pounds due to the fact that she is unable to make the bantamweight limit of 135 pounds. Despite the fights taking place at 140...


Nov 18, 2016 5:16 pm

Cris Cyborg reflects after nearly four years since testing positive for stanozolol steroid

In December of 2012, Cris Cyborg was hit with the most devastating blow of her professional MMA career. After needing just 16 seconds to TKO Hiroko Yamanaka at the Strikeforce – Melendez vs. Masvidal event, Cyborg found out soon after her fight that she tested positive for the steroid stanozolol. The California State Athletic Commission...

Nov 15, 2016 10:32 am

Could Cris Cyborg be the face of Women’s Bare Knuckle Fighting?

By Dennis Taylor Psst … somebody’s been flirting with Cris Cyborg, and the world’s most-feared female fighter apparently just winked back. The Brazilian mixed martial arts superstar is coyly hinting about her attraction to a sexy new player in the world of international combat sports, Bare Knuckle Fighting (BKF), which, for the uninitiated, is precisely...

Nov 2, 2016 11:40 am

Cris Cyborg: Fight with Ronda Rousey can’t happen at 135 pounds

Last month, UFC President Dana White announced that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would be returning to the Octagon on December 30th in the main event of UFC 207 to square off with Amanda Nunes for the women’s bantamweight championship. Along with the announcement, White revealed that if Rousey emerges from her UFC...

Nov 1, 2016 12:58 pm

Cris Cyborg reacts to Ronda Rousey retirement talk

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has continued to prove herself in the UFC, as she has gone 2-0, putting on spectacular performances as she has finished both Leslie Smith, and most recently Swedish striking ace Lina Lansberg. Although she is now 2-0 inside the Octagon, both fights have been at a catchweight of 140...

Oct 26, 2016 10:54 am

Cris Cyborg takes aim at Dana White: He can manipulate everybody

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is widely believed to be one of the best, if not the best, women’s MMA fighters of all time. With an 11 year professional MMA career, Cyborg has lost just once, her first professional fight, and has gone on to rattle off 17 straight wins over the course of...

Oct 19, 2016 8:46 am

Cris Cyborg blasts Ronda Rousey: She knows I would kill her

A superfight between WMMA superstar Cris Cyborg, and former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has always been just out of arms reach for MMA fans. Earlier this month, when UFC President Dana White announced that Rousey would be returning to the Octagon in December, over a year after suffering the first loss of her...

Oct 15, 2016 12:09 pm

Dana White responds to Cris Cyborg’s comments about lack of push from UFC

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is now 2-0 inside the Octagon, with her most recent win last month being a 2nd round TKO win over Swedish striking ace Lina Lansberg. Although Cyborg is regarded as one of the greatest female mixed martial artists of all time, she fights primarily under the Invicta FC banner...

Oct 14, 2016 9:10 am

Ronda Rousey’s nutritionist suggests fight with Joanna Jedrzejczyk, not Cris Cyborg

Earlier this month, UFC President Dana White revealed that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would be making her return to the Octagon to fight Amanda Nunes in the main event of UFC 207 on December 30th. In addition to the fight with Nunes, UFC President Dana White also revealed that if she emerges...

Oct 12, 2016 11:02 am

Cris Cyborg roasts Ronda Rousey with lengthy post filled with frustration

When Ariel Helwani tweeted on Tuesday that it was looking like Ronda Rousey was going to make her much-anticipated return to the Octagon in December, the world took notice. One fighter, in particular, Cris Cyborg, was deeply frustrated by the UFC’s potential matchmaking and extremely frustrated with the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey....

Oct 6, 2016 6:50 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg says Ronda Rousey will need surgery on her face after they fight

Cris Cyborg continues to campaign for her fight against former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Cyborg was a guest on FS1’s “Speak For Yourself” and talked about the fight that could actually be closer to happening now that Cyborg is fighting in the UFC. “My last fight, I broke the nose of the girl...

Oct 3, 2016 12:18 pm

Cris Cyborg rips “coward” Ronda Rousey

The ongoing feud between Ronda Rousey & Cris Cyborg is often reignited when Cyborg steps into the cage. Last month, Cyborg stepped into the Octagon to square off against Swedish striking phenom Lina Lansberg in the main event of UFC Brasilia. Cyborg, who admittedly had a brutal weight-cut throughout the course of the week, cutting...

Sep 26, 2016 4:57 pm

Cris Cyborg walked into Octagon against Lina Lansberg weighing 170 pounds?

Cris Cyborg’s journey on her dreadful weight cut to make the agreed catchweight of 140 pounds may have gotten more attention that her actual fight against Lina Lansberg at UFC Fight Night 95 over the weekend. With less than a week out from their fight, Cyborg stated on The MMA Hour that she was weighing...

Sep 25, 2016 2:59 pm

UFC Fight Night 95 Reebok Outfitting Pay: Cris Cyborg pockets $2,500

UFC Fight Night 95 took place last night in Brazil. The event was headlined by a women’s catchweight bout (140-pounds) between current Invicta Featherweight champion Cris Cyborg and UFC newcomer Lina Lansberg. Cyborg defeated Lansberg via second-round TKO in the main event bout, but both women took home the same check of $2,500 from the...

Sep 25, 2016 9:33 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg sends a message to Ronda Rousey

Cris Cyborg scored a second-round TKO victory over Lina Lansberg in the main event of last night’s UFC Fight Night 95 card in Brazil. The win marked Cyborg’s second victory while fighting under the UFC banner, with both of those wins coming by way of technical knockout. Long before her arrival in the UFC, fight...

Sep 24, 2016 10:57 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg TKO’s Lina Lansberg

Cris Cyborg getting the job done in Brasilia, Brazil. https://t.co/MYIGnkcUwl — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) September 25, 2016 In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Brasilia’ Cris Cyborg returned to the Octagon for the second time as she squared off against acclaimed striker Lina Lansberg. While Cyborg admittedly had a brutal weight cut leading up...

Sep 24, 2016 10:00 pm

UFC Fight Night 95 Results: Cris Cyborg TKOs Lina Lansberg

A women’s catchweight bout (140-pounds) served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 95 fight card in Brazil as Cris Cyborg took on Lina Lansberg. Round one begins and Cyborg presses forward with strikes early. She presses Lina against the cage and lands some knees inside. Big knees to the body from Cyborg....

Sep 23, 2016 6:43 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg vs. Lina Lansberg staredown

Friday afternoon, the fighters of ‘UFC Fight Night: Brasilia’ hit the scales to weigh-in ahead of their scheduled bouts Saturday night. Earlier in the day, Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made weight for early weigh-ins, putting to rest doubts of whether or not she’d make weight. Throughout the course of the week, Cyborg has...

Sep 23, 2016 11:29 am

VIDEO | UFC fighters sound off on how to beat Cris Cyborg

Think you have the perfect game plan to beat "Cyborg" Justino? You're apparently one of the few. pic.twitter.com/hoFftQ8h5H — MMAjunkie (@MMAjunkie) September 23, 2016 With Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg now officially on weight, and ready to fight Lina Lansberg Saturday night in Brazil, the question is being asked ‘Just how does one beat...

Sep 22, 2016 7:19 pm

Cris Cyborg reportedly less than 10 pounds away from making weight

Throughout the course of the week leading up to ‘UFC Fight Night: Brasilia’ there has been much speculation as to whether or not Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg would be able to make her contracted weight of 140 pounds. Cyborg has been very transparent about the fact that she has been struggling to make...

Sep 22, 2016 12:03 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg’s weight-cut struggle continues in latest vlog

With just over 24 hours to go until Cris Cyborg has to hit the scales for her UFC Brazil main event scrap with Lisa Lansberg on Saturday, things aren’t going too well for the Invicta FC champ. Throughout the week, updates have continued to surface on Cyborg’s weight-cut, however none of them have been good....

Sep 21, 2016 1:50 pm

Report: Cris Cyborg still has a lot of pounds to drop 48 hours away from weigh-in

The UFC Fight Night 95 main event fight between Cris Cyborg and Lina Lansberg is potentially at risk with Cyborg’s nasty weight cut to make the 140-pound catchweight limit. Cyborg recently detailed her weight issues and concerns on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour. “I don’t know why I’m taking [birth control], because we made...

Sep 20, 2016 8:40 am

72 hours from weigh-in and Cris Cyborg is still nowhere close to making weight

Much of this week’s lead-up into UFC Fight Night 97 has revolved around headliner Cris Cyborg’s weight cut. On Monday, she revealed that she weighed 165 pounds and still had 25 pounds to go to meet her contracted catchweight of 140 pounds in her main event bout against Lina Lansberg this Saturday. On Tuedsay, MMA...