532 Search Results for Invicta

Oct 7, 2014 2:13 pm

BJJ World Champ Cris Cyborg Says She Can Submit Ronda Rousey

“I like the stand up, you know. I cannot say ‘Oh I’ll take her down,’ no. I like the stand up and I think it’s more exciting. I like to knock people out, I like to punch people, I like to be standing. People think ‘Ah, she doesn’t have Jiu Jitsu.’ Man I compete Jiu...

Sep 22, 2014 10:56 am

Cris Cyborg Eats A Scorpion

Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg ate a scorpion during a video for her official YouTube. Cyborg will be making her bantamweight return December 8th in an effort to get signed by the UFC and fight Ronda Rousey.

Sep 22, 2014 10:06 am

Cris Cyborg Returns To Bantamweight December 5th

Cris Cyborg and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey have been going back and forth verbally. In short, Cyborg wants a shot at Rousey, but needs to drop down to bantamweight and prove that she can fight clean before UFC President Dana White agrees to make the matchup. Cyborg is taking the first step towards...

Sep 10, 2014 5:00 am

PHOTO | Cris Cyborg Enjoys Thailand Ahead of 135lb. Debut

Our good friends over at Phuket Top Team have sent us more photos from Cris Cyborg’s stay under their roof. The Invicta FC champion has been honing her striking skills for the past several weeks and will be heavily featured in the following mini doc series. Check it:

Sep 9, 2014 10:36 am

PHOTO | Peggy Morgan Two Days Later

Over the weekend Invicta Fighting Championship returned to action, and hit UFC Fight Pass with a stellar card, full of MMA action. TUF veteran Peggy Morgan happened to be on the wrong side of that action. OUCH! The day after the day after pic.twitter.com/sNe9bsAg91 — Peggy Morgan (@peggymorganmma) September 8, 2014 Here’s what she looked...

Sep 8, 2014 5:04 am

Felice Herrig Being Bullied By Other TUF Cast Members On Media Tour

Felice Herrig claims to have been bullied by the other TUF 20 cast members during the media tour in NYC. Herrig responded to the following Tweet made by fellow castmate Carla Esparza, who defended Herrig. I hear the other @UltimateFighter 20 women in NY are bullying @feliceherrig . Grow THE F UP!! #GrowUp #Jealous —...

Sep 3, 2014 12:30 pm

PHOTO | Cyborg Posts Trimmed Down Figure Ahead Of 135lb. Debut

  She’s coming for ya Ronda! Invicta FC featherweight champ, Cris “Cyborg” Justino is doing her part to keep things interesting. The longtime MMA veteran has spent thebulk of her storied career at 145 pounds,but she’s dropping weight to fight Ronda. Check it: Starting to realize I am going to need a new bikini sponsor...

Sep 2, 2014 5:55 pm

Cyborg On Track For December Bantamweight Drop

“Everything seems to be on schedule (for Cyborg’s drop to 135lbs.). She is pumped up and ready; she is making her way. She wants that fight with Ronda. She is putting in the hard work, the time and the effort to get that fight. I think she’s very focused on getting to where she needs...

Aug 21, 2014 2:12 pm

Dana/Ronda Say Cyborg Fight Still Possible

When it comes to big fights inside the UFC, none can be bigger than a fight between Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg. It’s the fight fans want. Cyrborg currently fights in a weight-class not offered by the UFC, and therefore doesn’t fight for the promotion. However, the Invicta FC champion is making the jump down...

Aug 18, 2014 5:16 pm

Coker Confirms Contact With Carano Camp

“If you look at our past, we have always believed in female fighting. Whether it was back in the kickboxing days on ESPN, I was the first person to do female fighting in the state of California in mixed martial arts; which was the Gina Carano vs. Elena Maxwell fight. And we did some big...

Aug 14, 2014 5:12 pm

Cyborg Says No Bellator – Fixed On 135 And Ronda Rousey

With news that Bellator boss Scott Coker has re-opened Bellator’s female featherweight division, many point to his former Strikeforce champ Chris Cyborg as a viable prospect for their ranks. However, it doesn’t appear as if the Invicta champ is interested in letting Rousey off easy. In a recent report from MMAWeekly.com, they’re reporting that Chris...

Aug 14, 2014 10:29 am

Women’s MMA returns to Bellator as Marloes Coenen and Julia Budd sign deals

Women’s MMA has returned to Bellator, as the organization recently announced the signing of two notable featherweights! Bellator officials announced today that they have inked former Strikeforce Champion Marloes Coenen (21-6 MMA) and Invicta FC veteran Julia Budd (6-2 MMA) to deals and that the pair will fight at a Bellator event later this year. Bellator had...

Aug 9, 2014 7:26 am

PHOTO | Cris Cyborg Catches Air While Training In Thailand

Invicta FC Champion, Cris Cyborg is spending time with Phuket Top Team in Phuket, Thailand, sharpening her Muay Thai skills. Here’s another: Check out more photos from Phuket Top Team HERE. Follow Them on Facebook HERE. 

Aug 2, 2014 9:45 am

Cris Cyborg Training At Phuket Top Team In Thailand

Cristiane Cyborg is the former Strikeforce champion, current Invicta champion, 2 x ibjjf world champion & ranked as the no.1 female 145lbs fighter in the world. Looking to make the drop to 135lbs and show the world she is the best pound for pound female fighter on the planet. Training and preparing at Phuket Top...

Jul 7, 2014 3:35 pm

Dana White Changes Argument Against Cris Cyborg

UFC President Dana White was asked about signing Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg Santos, but this time Dana flipped the question back at the media members that were there. Dana asked them if they thought he should sign Cyborg, and unsurprisingly all but one media member thought Dana should sign Cyborg. Dana went on to...

Jul 2, 2014 3:38 pm

Pettis Unveils Plan To Win TUF 20 Against Melendez

Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis spoke to MMAFighting.com about his upcoming coaching stint on TUF 20 against Gilbert Melendez which will ultimately see the winner crowned as the UFC’s inaugural women’s strawweight champion. “These girls, whoever wins the show is going to be the champion of their division, so to get to see that process happen in...

Jul 2, 2014 8:09 am

Cyborg Slams “One Trick Pony” Rousey, Supports Davis

Invicta FC feathweight champion, and enemy of UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, Cris Cyborg spoke to Tatame.com about Rousey’s match at UFC 175 against Alexis Davis this Saturday. I think that Davis has a good ground game, I know the people who work with her. She needs to work on her defense of takedowns and...

Jun 27, 2014 6:19 pm

Rousey: ‘If Cyborg wants her a$$ beat she knows where I’m at’

“I wanted to fight [Cris Cyborg], but the thing is, she’s the one that ran away. They announced out of competition drug testing in the UFC and within 24 hours she asked for her release. Then she started saying that ‘Oh I won’t be able to make 135, because then it will be much harder...

Jun 24, 2014 5:04 am

Ediane Gomes Blasts Tate, Suggests Stripper Replacement

Invicta FC Lightweight Ediane Gomes blasted the UFC’s WMMA fighters recently in an interview with Tatame, saying all they care about is showing off their asses. Gomes spoke with MMAFighting.com through an interpreter to discuss her distaste for the WMMA fighters in the UFC. The (female) fighters in the UFC are more worried about showing...

Jun 21, 2014 7:54 pm

Gomes: ‘UFC Females Should be replaced with strippers’

Invicta FC Contender, and fellow female fighter Ediane Gomes (pictured) recently told the Brazilian media what she thinks of the UFC women, and it wasn’t nice. Via Tatame.com: “The (female) fighters in the UFC are more worried about showing their a**es than actually fighting. MMA has become a new thing because of Ronda, but she’s...

Jun 19, 2014 2:40 pm

UFC Fight Pass Airing ‘Fightography: Frank Mir’

A decade removed from one of the most chaotic endings to any championship fight, UFC FIGHT PASS, the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s digital streaming service, re-examines the June 19, 2004, Frank Mir vs Tim Sylvia bout in the premiere of the new Fightography series. Available immediately at UFCFIGHTPASS.com, Fightography: Frank Mir gives subscribers the opportunity to...

Jun 13, 2014 6:09 am

Dana White Attempting To Add More Combat Sport Events to Fight Pass

At the media scrum before UFC 174, UFC President Dana White announced that Fight Pass was moving in the direction of adding more non-MMA, combat sports and other organizations to its library. This comes on the heels of the earlier announcement that the UFC planned on adding Invicta to their fight line up. “We’re going...

Jun 12, 2014 6:32 am

UFC Announces First Strawweight Fight In Promotion History

This is some history making news for you guys (and gals). The UFC has announced its first ever strawweight fight. For those who might not be sure what that is, it’s the 115 lb. weight division. The first fight in the new women’s division will be…… Claudia Gadelha (pictured) vs. Tina Lahdemaki. UFC officials confirmed the fight....

Jun 11, 2014 5:09 am

Jessamyn Duke vs. Leslie Smith Set For Fight Night 45

The UFC announced today that Jessamyn Duke will square off with Leslie Smith at UFC Fight Night 45 which takes place from Atlantic City New Jersey. Duke is coming off her first pro loss to Bethe Correia in April. The TUF 18 vet. is looking to bounce back with a win over Leslie Smith. Leslie...

May 29, 2014 6:30 am

Ryan Couture Latest UFC Vet To Join Battleground O.N.E. Card

BattleGrounds MMA announced today that it has confirmed two Superfights – a lightweight (155 pounds) showdown between Ryan Couture (7-3) of Las Vegas, Nev. and Jonny “The King of Late Night” Carson (11-6) of San Francisco, Calif., and a women’s atomweight (105 pounds) scrap between Nicdali “The Night Queen” Rivera-Calanoc (8-7) of Tulsa, Okla. and...

Apr 29, 2014 10:43 am

36 Stellar Strawweight Women Compete for TUF 20

There are 36 women fighting for eight upcoming spots on the next TUF 20, including many from large organizations like Bellator, Strikeforce, Invicta, and Cage Warrior. The newest installment of The Ultimate Fighter will be showcasing the best and brightest of a new 115lbs straw weight division, including fighters such as Michelle Ould, Nina Ansaroff,...