926 Search Results for cris cyborg

Mar 8, 2017 7:06 am

Amanda Nunes wants 145 belt, doesn’t want Cyborg fight

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes has been extremely open about the fact that she would like to become the first ever two-division UFC women’s champion. With the recent addition of the women’s featherweight division, Nunes had her eyes on the recent UFC 208 inaugural women’s featherweight title fight, where Germaine De Randamie defeated Holly...

Feb 13, 2017 11:51 am

Cyborg: “Everyone knows who the champ is at 145”

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 208, Germaine de Randamie scored a controversial decision win over former bantamweight champ Holly Holm to become the UFC’s first ever women’s featherweight champion. De Randamie’s history-making win, however, had a massive shadow cast over it by one woman: Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino. Cyborg, who has not lost since...

Feb 12, 2017 10:39 am

PHOTO | New champ Germaine de Randamie squares off with “Cyborg”

Last night, the UFC touched down in Brooklyn, New York with UFC 208. In the main event of the evening, the organization crowned it’s first-ever women’s featherweight champion. It did so by pitting Dutch kickboxing specialist Germaine de Randamie against former women’s bantamweight queen Holly Holm. Though De Randamie landed two questionably shots after the...

Oct 22, 2016 1:47 pm

“Cyborg’s” coach: Cyborg’s weight cuts show what kind of champion she is

Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos’ weight cuts to 140 pounds have been well-documented, with the Brazilian striker resorting to using birth control pills in her last weight cut to successfully make weight. “Cyborg’s” coach sees her willingness and ability to make that weight, in spite of how grueling it may be, demonstrates the heart of the former...

Oct 12, 2016 12:05 pm

Ronda Rousey to Fight “Cyborg” Next If She Defeats Amanda Nunes in Comeback Fight

After weeks of rumors, it’s official. Ronda Rousey will return to action in the main event UFC 207, this December 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She’ll make her long-awaited return against Brazil’s Amanda Nunes, who won the UFC women’s bantamweight crown by submitting Miesha Tate at UFC 200. UFC President Dana White announced this long discussed...

Sep 29, 2016 5:13 pm

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson predicts a potential Ronda Rousey vs. ‘Cyborg’ showdown

For years, there have been debates and discussions about a Ronda Rousey vs. Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino super-fight. While the two women fight at different weight classes, that hasn’t curbed the enthusiasm for such a showdown between two of the best female fighters to ever step foot into the octagon. Former woman’s bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey...

Sep 23, 2016 6:13 am

UFC Fight Night 95 Weigh-In Results: Cyborg Makes Weight

Early this morning, reigning Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino took to the scale to weigh in for her for sophomore UFC effort, a 140-lb. catchweight bout with Swedish striker Lina Lansberg. Despite plenty of doubt to the contrary, the Brazilian made weight, taking full advantage of the bout’s 1-lb. allowance and tipping the scale...

Sep 22, 2016 12:54 pm

‘Cyborg’ making Dominick Cruz look small in recent side-by-side photo

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino has arrived in Brazil for Saturday night’s main event fight with Lina Lansberg. Just a day before weigh-ins, ‘Cyborg’ had a photo taken of her with bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, who was in town to serve as color commentator for UFC Fight Night 95. Take a look at the picture for yourself...

Sep 22, 2016 7:15 am

REPORT: ‘Cyborg’ still has ten more pounds to lose in 24 hours

The majority of this fight week’s discussion has centered on Cris ‘Cyborg’s’ weight loss as she prepares to headline her first UFC bout on Saturday in Brazil. Earlier in the week, it was reported that ‘Cyborg’ weighed in at 165 pounds for her 140 pound catch-weight fight with Lina Lansberg. Now just 24 hours away...

Sep 21, 2016 3:34 pm

As ‘Cyborg’ Battles Cut to 140, Lansberg Says She Would Have Taken the Fight at 145

This Saturday, reigning Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino will headline her first UFC card. She’ll do so in her home country of Brazil, opposite Swedish muay thai specialist Lina Lansberg. The two will meet at a catchweight of 140 lbs. Unfortunately, Cyborg’s cut down to 140 has turned into an absolute nightmare. The Brazilian striker claims...

Sep 20, 2016 7:52 am

Dana White Keeps Hope for Rousey vs. Cyborg Alive

It’s now been almost a year since Ronda Rousey’s shocking, knockout loss to Holly Holm, and the former bantamweight champ has not been seen since. Given the length of her layoff, it’s been widely speculated that her fighting days are done; that the loss not only shattered her perfect record, but extinguished her competitive spirit. Recently,...

Sep 19, 2016 8:39 am

Sorry, Cyborg: Dana White Has No Plans for New Women’s Divisions in the UFC

This weekend, the UFC returns to Brasilia, Brazil with an exciting night of fights. The card will be headlined by a 140 lb. catchweight bout between reigning Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino and debuting Muay Thai specialist, Lina Lansberg. The reason this bout is being contested at a catchweight is simple: Cyborg can’t make...

Sep 5, 2016 1:53 pm

‘Cyborg’ Still Wants Ronda Rousey: “This Fight Needs to Happen.”

A few years ago, there was no bigger fight for women’s MMA than a clash between former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino. The main hurdle at the time, however, was that Cyborg was not a UFC fighter. Today, that has changed. Cyborg has already fought once in the...

Aug 10, 2016 3:10 pm

VIDEO | Backstage footage shows Cyborg crying during UFC 198 weight cut

Current Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is one of the best female fighters on the planet. Cyborg made her octagon debut at UFC 198 this past May where she scored a first-round TKO victory over Leslie Smith in a catchweight bout contested at 140-pounds. Cris has always stated that it would be impossible for...

May 19, 2016 11:06 am

Holly Holm explains turning down Cyborg fight, now welcomes catchweight bout

Former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm admits that she did turn down the offer to welcome Cris Cyborg to the Octagon in her UFC debut. Holm has her reason, after getting her belt taken from her in the very last round of her championship fight against Miesha Tate at UFC 196. “I’m not even stuck...

May 15, 2016 12:48 pm

Miesha Tate offers Cyborg a bantamweight title fight

Current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate was very impressed by Cristiane Justino’s octagon debut last night at UFC 198. “Cyborg” earned a dominant first-round TKO victory over Leslie Smith at yesterday’s pay-per-view event in Curitiba, Brazil. Following Justino’s 81-second victory, “Cupcake” took to Twitter to offer “Cyborg” the following invitation: Impressive performance by @criscyborg...

May 14, 2016 8:31 pm

UFC 198 Results: Cristiane Justino TKO’s Leslie Smith in round 1

A women’s catchweight bout (140lbs) between Cristiane Justino (16-1 MMA) and Leslie Smith (8-7-1 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC 198 main card in Curitiba, Brazil. Round one begins and Justino presses forward and lands a nice combination. “Cyborg” with a stiff jab. Smith misses with a wild right hand. She throws a leg kick....

Mar 1, 2016 9:53 am

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey putting on weight for fight with Cyborg?

While Ronda Rousey currently has no fight scheduled, a recent photo of Rousey has many wondering if the former champ is putting on weight in hopes of a fight with Cris Cyborg. After Ronda Rousey lost to Holly Holm at UFC 193, talks of a potential superfight with Invicta FC Champion Cris Cyborg quickly died...

Jan 25, 2016 9:29 am

Ronda Rousey gets bashed by Cyborg after hosting Saturday Night Live

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey hosted the sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live over the weekend. The UFC star made her first video appearance in a production since losing her championship title to Holly Holm at UFC 193 back in November. Rousey has taken time off from fighting to expand on her career...

Jan 17, 2016 8:11 am

MUST SEE! Cyborg gains massive weight after Weigh-In {SHOCKING}

Weight cutting is one of the more grueling aspects of the sport of MMA.   Amateur wrestlers for example have one of the bigger advantages in MMA due to most of them having years of training and conditioning to cut weight. Cyborg stepped on the scale Friday night for her Invicta FC 15 contest and...

Jan 16, 2016 7:35 am

Cyborg closes door on drop to 135

Ahead of Cris Cyborg’s Invicta FC 15 fight against Daria Ibragimova tonight, there has been much speculation as to whether or not she would still be open to dropping to 135 for a potential superfight with Ronda Rousey. While the hype behind a potential Rousey vs. Cyborg fight has certainly dwindled since Rousey lost to...

Jan 15, 2016 7:38 pm

Exclusive Video | Invicta FC 15 Cyborg vs. Ibragimova weigh-in

[ooyala code=”BuOTQ4MDE6T0TOMfCv9ukf3iPZmDhwlw” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1920″ height=”1080″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Ahead of Cris Cyborg’s Invicta FC 15 fight tomorrow night against Daria Ibragimova, get a look at Cyborg stepping on the scale for weigh-ins on Friday afternoon! A win over Ibragimova would make it 5 straight for Cyborg, 15 straight if you take out her ‘No Contest’ against...

Jan 15, 2016 8:30 am

Cyborg empathizes with Rousey over post-UFC 193 criticism

Following Holly Holm’s spectacularly brutal KO win over Ronda Rousey at UFC 193, many fans were quick to turn on Rousey. It was nearly impossible to go on social media without seeing a meme of Rousey posted somewhere. The criticism has been so bad that Rousey’s nemesis Cris Cyborg even feels bad for how the...

Jan 12, 2016 9:06 am

Joe Rogan: Cyborg could be trouble for Rousey stylistically

Cris Cyborg has 5 fights left on her contract with Invicta FC and the future is wide open for the Invicta champ, or is it?   With that many fights left historically Cyborg hasn’t done to well,  it took her over four years  to fight five times. Recently Joe Rogan gave an interview with MMA...