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Sep 19, 2017 7:51 am

Cris Cyborg responds to Edmond Tarverdyan’s calls for a Ronda Rousey fight

On yesterday’s episode of The MMA Hour, Edmond Tarverdyan, head coach to former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, weighed in his star pupil’s future. While he admitted he isn’t sure if Rousey will ever fight again, he did suggest that he’d like to see her fight one more time, against one fighter in particular:...

Sep 18, 2017 12:24 pm

Coach Edmond Tarverdyan discusses Ronda Rousey’s future, still wants “Cyborg” fight

Back in November of 2015, the seemingly unbeatable Ronda Rousey stepped into the cage with former boxing champ Holly Holm for what was expected to be yet another lopsided title defense. Then, Holly Holm kicked her head into the Kuiper Belt. After this shocking loss, Rousey disappeared from the limelight almost completely. Though discussions surrounding...

Sep 14, 2017 10:57 am

Holly Holm Down to Fight Cyborg if the UFC is ‘Willing to Cough Up’ Says Coach

While a new UFC women’s featherweight champion is crowned and in waiting, Holly Holm has options in front of her for two titles. She could be eyeing a rematch with Valentina Shevchenko to see who will challenge Amanda Nunes yet again for the bantamweight title, since the rumors are Raquel Pennington will get the next...

Sep 7, 2017 7:33 am

With UFC contract nearing completion, Cris Cyborg has secured a boxing license

UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is now a licensed boxer in the state of California. The Brazilian juggernaut received her license on Wednesday, per a report from Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com. The timing of Cyborg’s being granted a boxing license is quite convenient, as her current UFC contract will wrap up in October. Because...

Aug 23, 2017 12:58 pm

Holly Holm is Up For Fighting Cris Cyborg at UFC 219

One thing has been on Cris Cyborg’s mind since finally winning the UFC women’s featherweight title: Holly Holm. Although, she doesn’t have too much choice. There aren’t any other girls in the division now that Germaine de Randamie has been stripped and left back to bantamweight. She’s done everything short of directly demanding a fight...

Aug 15, 2017 2:01 pm

Cris Cyborg Vows to Find Holly Holm No Matter How Much She ‘Runs’

After the hard reset of the UFC’s women’s featherweight division, things still don’t seem like there will be smooth sailing moving forward. Technically, there is only one fighter even in the division, that women being the champion Cris Cyborg. Germaine de Randamie gave up her title and ran all the way back to bantamweight, and...

Aug 10, 2017 11:11 am

Cyborg Wants Holly Holm to Prove Her Coach’s Claims at UFC 219

From February to July, the UFC women’s featherweight division was an absolute mess, even for standard MMA messes. Luckily, like a savior from Brazil, Cris Cyborg finally set things right after winning Germaine de Randamie’s stripped title. De Randamie outright avoided a fight with Cyborg to defend her title, which resulted in getting buried constantly...

Aug 8, 2017 6:15 pm

Cris Cyborg wants Holly Holm next, but not at Madison Sqaure Garden

Cris Cyborg captured the UFC’s vacant women’s featherweight title at last month’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, defeating a very game Tonya Evinger via third-round TKO. The most feared women’s fighter on the planet now has her eyes set on former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. Cyborg took to social media where she challenged...

Jul 30, 2017 3:37 pm

Cris Cyborg sets her sights on Holly Holm, Dana White comments on possible fight

Cris Cyborg is finally a UFC champion. After years of waiting, the Brazilian bomber got her chance to fight for the vacant UFC women’s featherweight title opposite Tonya Evinger in one of three title fights on Saturday’s UFC 214 bill. Cyborg won her title with a third-round TKO. From here, it’s difficult to say what...

Jul 29, 2017 8:30 pm

UFC 214 Results: Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino TKO’s Tonya Evinger (Highlights)

A women’s featherweight title fight took place on tonight’s UFC 214 main card as top contender Cris Cyborg took on Tonya Evinger for the promotions vacant title. Round one begins and Cyborg presses forward and throws a left. Another left from Justino appears to rock Evinger. Cyborg rushes in with a combination. Evinger eats the...

Jul 29, 2017 2:18 pm

VIDEOS | Cris Cyborg UFC 214 video blogs

Tonight, on the main card of UFC 214, former Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg will step into the Octagon against fellow former Invicta FC champion Tonya Evinger in a highly anticipated scrap for the vacant UFC women’s featherweight championship. For both contenders, the fight will mark the first time they fight in the...

Jul 28, 2017 8:10 am

Cris Cyborg forgives Dana White, hoping to sign new UFC contract

Former Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has had a very long, and tumultuous journey with the UFC. After finally being signed to the promotion last year, Cyborg competed at catchweight twice, before then being suspended by USADA for taking a pill to help her rehydrate. After being cleared of all wrongdoing by USADA,...

Jul 27, 2017 6:38 am

Tonya Evinger on Cyborg bout: “I’m not sure who they hate more, me or her”

This Saturday, the UFC will touch down in sun-soaked Anaheim, California with UFC 214. The card stands out as the biggest of the year thus far, thanks in large part to the three title fights that top the bill. The biggest of these title fights, and the card’s main event, will occur at light heavyweight,...

Jul 24, 2017 6:17 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg looks lethal in final sparring session for UFC 214

This Saturday, the UFC will touch down in Anaheim, California with UFC 214. This massive card will be anchored by three anticipated title fights. The first of these three title fights will occur in the women’s featherweight division, where destructive Brazilian striker Cris “Cyborg” Justino will battle Tonya Evinger for the vacant throne. With this...

Jul 16, 2017 5:57 am

Cris Cyborg has an exciting idea for her next opponent after Tony Evinger

On July 29, in the first of the three title fights on the stacked UFC 214 bill, destructive featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino will collide with reigning Invicta bantamweight queen Tonya Evinger for the vacant UFC women’s featherweight title. While a Cyborg victory is certainly not a sure thing, many fans expect her to win...

Jul 5, 2017 8:35 am

Megan Anderson saw a lot of holes in Cris Cyborg’s game after watching sparring footage

Recently, former Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg posted a video of herself on social media sparring with Olympic boxer Claressa Shields. The footage was nearly a minute long, and saw the two women exchanging leather in a hard sparring session, which you can see below: A post shared by CRISTIANE V JUSTINO 🇧🇷★...

Jul 5, 2017 8:20 am

Cris Cyborg hopes for better relationship with UFC after Dana White admitted mistakes

UFC women’s featherweight contender Cris Cyborg is currently gearing up for her vacant women’s featherweight title fight on July 29th in Anaheim, California, where she will look to capture UFC gold. Ahead of the fight, UFC President Dana White gave a rather interesting interview in which he admitted that the UFC made some mistakes in...

Jul 4, 2017 9:44 am

Miesha Tate weighs in on Germaine de-Randamie-Cris Cyborg controversy

Germaine de Randamie may no longer be the UFC women’s featherweight champion, however her feud with the UFC is still an extremely controversial one. After winning the belt earlier this year, it appeared as though the stars had aligned for Germaine de Randamie to defend her title against Cris Cyborg. De Randamie refused to fight...

Jul 4, 2017 5:58 am

Chris Weidman gives first-hand account of Cris Cyborg-Angela Magana incident

Perhaps the biggest story to emerge from this years UFC athletes retreat stemmed from a heated blowout between UFC featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino and UFC strawweight Angela Magana. This confrontation was sparked by some nasty comments Magana made about Cyborg online, and culminated with Cyborg blasting Magana with a punch. Since then, we’ve heard...

Jun 29, 2017 12:10 pm

Cris “Cyborg” Justino roasts Tony Ferguson on Twitter after steroid comment

Early this morning, upcoming UFC featherweight title challenger Cris “Cyborg” Justino posted an innocent sponsor video to her Twitter account. For whatever reason, this video prompted UFC lightweight contender Tony Ferguson – who has almost no association with Cyborg – to accuse her of using steroids. I had no idea how much harder the @VersaClimber...

Jun 28, 2017 9:37 am

Cris Cyborg believes fight with Tonya Evinger will be more exciting than Megan Anderson

Tuesday night it was revealed that Megan Anderson, who was set to fight Cris Cyborg for the vacant women’s featherweight championship, had been forced out of the fight due to “personal reasons”. Evinger then stepped in to fight Cris Cyborg for the vacant title, and while the fight community is still processing that fight, Cyborg...

Jun 27, 2017 8:18 pm

Cris Cyborg reacts to Megan Anderson being forced off of UFC 214

Cris Cyborg reacts to Megan Anderson being forced off of UFC 214 Earlier tonight news broke that Megan Anderson had been forced to withdraw from her highly anticipated UFC 214 title fight with Brazilian star Cris Cyborg. With that said, there was some good news that was announced by the UFC shortly thereafter. The promotion...

Jun 27, 2017 7:13 pm

With Megan Anderson out, Cris Cyborg gets a new opponent for UFC 214

With Megan Anderson out, Cris Cyborg gets a new opponent for UFC 214 Cris Cyborg will still be fighting for the UFC women’s featherweight championship on July 29 at UFC 214 in Anaheim, but it won’t be against Megan Anderson. Unfortunately for fight fans, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke news early this evening that Megan Anderson...

Jun 22, 2017 5:51 am

Cyborg: “It was a new excuse everyday” with Germaine de Randamie

Back in February, Germaine de Randamie scored a narrow decision over Holly Holm to become the UFC’s first-ever women’s featherweight champion. The expectation from there was that she would attempt to defend her title against the division’s consensus best fighter, Cris “Cyborg” Justino. Unfortunately, de Randamie went radio silent for some time, and ultimately refused...

Jun 20, 2017 7:58 am

Megan Anderson will not be surprised if Cyborg tries to take her down

After months of rumors and reports, it’s now official. Germaine de Randamie has been stripped of the UFC featherweight title, and Cris “Cyborg” Justino and Megan Anderson will battle for the vacant featherweight throne in the co-main event of UFC 214 this July 29. On Monday afternoon, Anderson spoke with BJPenn.com about this newly announced...

Jun 19, 2017 6:38 am

BREAKING: Cris “Cyborg” Justino vs. Megan Anderson official for UFC 214

It’s official. After months of campaigning for a fight at UFC 214, featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino has finally had her wish granted. The Brazilian juggernaut will take on current Invicta featherweight champion Megan Anderson on the July 29 card, which goes down in Anaheim, California. The bout will serve as the card’s the co-main event,...