Megan Anderson News

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 🇧🇷★...

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 7:53 pm

Megan Anderson issues a statement after being forced to pull out of UFC 214

Megan Anderson issues a statement after being forced to pull out of UFC 214 Unfortunate news struck the mixed martial arts world tonight as ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported that Megan Anderson (8-2 MMA) had been forced to withdraw from her scheduled UFC title shot opposite Cris Cyborg (17-1 MMA) at UFC 214 due to personal reasons. “Due...

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 20, 2017 10:17 am

Megan Anderson weighs in on Holly Holm’s future

Back in February, Holly Holm battled Germaine de Randamie for the inaugural UFC women’s bantamweight title. On August 29, in co-main event of UFC 214, Megan Anderson will battle Cris “Cyborg” Justino for that same title. Speaking exclusively to BJPenn.com on Monday, Anderson weighed in on Holm’s recent head-kick knockout defeat of Bethe Correia, and...

Jun 20, 2017 8:45 am

Megan Anderson on Germaine de Randamie: “she’s undersized at ’45, and she knew that”

When Germaine de Randamie won the inaugural UFC women’s featherweight title by defeating Holly Holm back in February, the expectation was that she would then defend that title against the division’s consensus best fighter, Cris “Cyborg” Justino. Instead, however, De Randamie refused to fight Cyborg on the basis of her previous failed drug test, which...

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 7:19 am

UFC issues statement on choice to strip Germaine de Randamie of featherweight title

Earlier today, we learned that Cris “Cyborg” Justino and Megan Anderson will collide for undisputed UFC women’s featherweight gold in the co-main event of UFC 214 in Anaheim, California this July 29. This news immediately raised question about the status of Germaine de Randamie, who won the undisputed women’s featherweight title with a controversial decision...

May 21, 2017 5:50 am

PHOTO | Cris Cyborg squares off with Megan Anderson, implores UFC to make the fight

Cris “Cyborg” Justino has not since September of 2016. This, however, is not for lack of trying. Over the last few months, the destructive featherweight star has been ceaselessly campaigning for a fight. Cyborg’s first choice was a scrap with reigning featherweight champ Germaine De Randamie, who she was keen to fight at UFC 214...

May 1, 2017 12:46 pm

BREAKING | Cris “Cyborg” Justino and Megan Anderson agree to July showdown

The UFC women’s featherweight division is in disarray. Since winning the inaugural title with a controversial January decision over Holly Holm, reigning champ Germaine de Randamie has been something of a ghost, revealing little in the way of information as to when or who she might fight next. At the same time, former Invicta champion Cris...

Apr 6, 2017 9:26 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino recounts previous effort to fight Megan Anderson, gives assessment of the Invicta champ

Cris “Cyborg” Justino is no longer the Invicta Fighting Championship featherweight queen. Now firmly embedded as a member of the UFC women’s featherweight roster, she was recently asked to give up this title. With this development, Megan Anderson, who previously wore Invicta’s interim featherweight title, was promoted to undisputed champion. Speaking to BJPenn.com’s Tom Taylor, Cyborg...

Mar 16, 2017 8:55 am

Invicta champ Megan Anderson defends “Cyborg,” criticizes USADA

Late last year, featherweight superstar Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino failed a drug test administered by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Given that Cyborg has had issues with performing enhancers in the past, the MMA community was quick to pick up their torches and pitchforks and accuse her of cheating. In the end, however, Cyborg was granted...

Mar 16, 2017 7:25 am

Invicta champ Megan Anderson breaks down potential clash with “Cyborg”

Megan Anderson, who currently holds the Invicta interim featherweight title, is one of the best female featherweights on the planet today. While there is no indication that she’ll sign with the UFC in the immediate future, she is already being discussed as an opponent for UFC star Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino, who is far and away...

Mar 15, 2017 12:38 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 24 // Misha Circunov | Duane Bang Ludwig | Megan Anderson

BJPENN.COM Radio returns tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with another awesome lineup! 8:15PM ET- First up, we are joined by surging UFC light heavyweight prospect, Misha Cirkunov –@mishac911 Following a submission victory over Nikita Krylov at UFC 206, Cirkunov will next square off with Volkan Oezdemir at UFC Fight Night 109 in Stockholm, Sweden. We’ll...