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Nov 19, 2017 9:11 am

Cris Cyborg opens as significant betting favorite over Holly Holm

After months of back and forth and discussion, the first title defense of UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg Justino is finally set. The champ will defend her title against former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm at UFC 219 this December 30. While this fight is still some time away, the early betting odds for...

Nov 17, 2017 6:00 pm

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino Signs Contract Extension with the UFC

Its been a good week for UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino. First, she books the first defense of her title against former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm in what is one of the most sought after matchup in MMA. Next, Cyborg confirms to the media via her website that a new deal has...

Nov 15, 2017 2:34 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg’s Coach Teases a Fight Announcement ‘Very Soon’

Ever since her victory over Tonya Evinger at UFC 214 to become the new UFC featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg has been on a warpath to try and defend her title against Holly Holm. There was a whole social media campaign for a fight that seemed like the only option, at least with Invicta FC featherweight...

Oct 17, 2017 9:53 am

VIDEO | Holly Holm Claps Back at Cyborg Over USADA Accusations

This morning, USADA paid a visit to Cris Cyborg today for her third test in a month. There was no problem, except for Cyborg wants the same testing frequency for her potential opponent Holly Holm, or any opponent for that matter. Does this mean they’re still in negotiations? Either way, Cyborg took to Twitter to...

Oct 9, 2017 1:13 pm

Dana White comments on the latest with Cris Cyborg vs Holly Holm

Many are wondering when we will see Cris Cyborg make her way back to the Octagon to defend the UFC women’s featherweight title. Cyborg won the women’s 145-pound belt in July after the promotion stripped the title from the inaugural champion, Germaine de Randamie, after she refused to fight Cyborg who was the number one...

Oct 3, 2017 3:50 pm

Cyborg Cancels Holly Holm Fight Negotiations After Being Insulted By UFC’s Offer

The UFC women’s featherweight champ, and arguably the most dominant female fighter on the planet, still doesn’t have a fight. After a long social media campaign to try and finally get the title defense booked against Holly Holm, Cris Cyborg and their team have called off negotiations and canceled their upcoming meeting to solidify a...

Sep 21, 2017 12:24 pm

Miesha Tate Condemns Rousey’s Coach for Suggesting a Cyborg Fight

There was a lot of talk when Ronda Rousey’s coach voiced his opinion that he still wants the long-awaited fight with Cris Cyborg. It’s a fight that Cyborg herself is no longer interested in, and one her coach scolded Edmond Tarverdyan for suggesting. The latest to speak out on this is Rousey’s greatest rival, Miesha...

Sep 19, 2017 10:09 am

VIDEO | Watch Cris Cyborg’s insane Muay Thai workout in Thailand

UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino is currently training at Phuket Top Team in beautiful Phuket, Thailand. If the video she uploaded to YouTube earlier today is any indication, she is absolutely killing it in the gym – and all of her prospective opponents should be worried. In this video, fans can watch Cyborg...

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...