969 Search Results for cris cyborg

Dec 23, 2016 8:39 am

MMA community reacts to Cris Cyborg’s failed drug test

Earlier this week, the UFC was notified of a potential anti-doping violation from Cris Cyborg stemming from a December 5th drug test. While Cyborg maintained her innocence in a lengthy Facebook post, saying: “For my fans who are disappointed in the news, I am sorry. You can feel confident that the substance they are inquiring...

Dec 22, 2016 3:31 pm

Cris Cyborg releases statement on failed drug test

Thursday morning the MMA community woke up to news that Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg had failed a USADA drug test earlier this month. The UFC was notified of the drug testing failure and released a statement of their own. While Cyborg’s team maintained radio silence on the matter immediately, the WMMA vet...

Dec 22, 2016 2:35 pm

VIDEO | Dana White talks about Cris Cyborg’s failed USADA drug test: ‘I thought it was just strange that she was turning down all these fights’

The MMA community has been buzzing with the news of Cris Cyborg’s potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collected on December 5, 2016. The UFC released a statement on Thursday stating that they were notified of the potential violation. UFC President Dana White spoke with TMZ on Thursday about the situation. “USADA...

Dec 22, 2016 1:10 pm

Cris Cyborg releases first statement on failed USADA drug test

Big news hit the MMA community on Thursday when the UFC released a statement that they were notified that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) informed Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collection on December 5, 2016. Cyborg gave a short statement to MMA Fighting following the news...

Dec 22, 2016 11:40 am

BREAKING! Cris Cyborg fails USADA drug test

On the heels of news that Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie would be competing for the inaugural women’s featherweight championship at UFC 208, it has now been revealed that the UFC has been notified of a failed drug test from Cris Cyborg. The UFC released a statement on their website: “The UFC organization was...

Dec 14, 2016 9:39 am

Dana White fires back at Cris Cyborg following news of Holm vs. de Randamie

This week, the UFC announced that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm, and #11 ranked women’s bantamweight Germaine de Randamie would be fighting for the inaugural women’s featherweight championship at UFC 208 on February 11th. That didn’t sit too well with Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg, who is now 2-0 in the...

Dec 13, 2016 8:03 pm

Cris Cyborg sounds off on the announcement of the UFC women’s featherweight title fight between Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie

The UFC women’s division took a big turn on Tuesday when it was announced that an inaugural women’s featherweight title fight between former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie would be taking place at UFC 208. This comes shortly after UFC President Dana White had stated that he offered Invicta featherweight...

Dec 6, 2016 9:55 am

Cris Cyborg explains why she turned down two UFC featherweight title fights

Since Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made her successful UFC debut back in May at UFC 198, the arguable pound for pound women’s champ has been campaigning for the UFC to create a women’s featherweight division. With that being said, many fight fans were shocked to learn this week that when the UFC...

Dec 6, 2016 8:43 am

Dana White reveals UFC offered Cris Cyborg two title fights at 145 pounds

In 2016, Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg successfully made her UFC debut earlier this year when she successfully defeated Leslie Smith at UFC 198 back in May. Given that Cyborg competes in the women’s featherweight division under the Invicta banner, her fight with Smith was a catchweight fight of 140 pounds. In her...

Dec 2, 2016 11:59 am

Cris Cyborg prepared to walk away from the UFC

Reigning & defending Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has been campaigning for the UFC to create a women’s featherweight division for quite some time now. Cyborg made her UFC debut earlier this year at UFC 198 when she stepped into the Octagon against gritty MMA veteran Leslie Smith. Despite enduring a brutal weight...

Nov 25, 2016 11:28 am

Cris Cyborg confident Miesha Tate will not retire

Back at UFC 205, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate suffered a unanimous decision loss to Raquel Pennington on the main card of the historic event. For Tate, the loss made it two in a row following her UFC 200 loss to Amanda Nunes, where she lost the women’s bantamweight championship in the very...

Nov 23, 2016 11:09 am

Cris Cyborg confident Ronda Rousey will not fight her

Next month fight fans will finally see former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey step into the Octagon in a highly anticipated return bout to the Octagon. Rousey of course will be returning from her year-long hiatus to square off against women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship in what will...

Nov 22, 2016 8:37 am

Cris Cyborg only returning to 140 for superfight

It’s no secret that Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is a natural featherweight fighter. With that being said, both of Cyborg’s UFC fights have been at a catchweight of 140 pounds due to the fact that she is unable to make the bantamweight limit of 135 pounds. Despite the fights taking place at 140...

Nov 18, 2016 5:16 pm

Cris Cyborg reflects after nearly four years since testing positive for stanozolol steroid

In December of 2012, Cris Cyborg was hit with the most devastating blow of her professional MMA career. After needing just 16 seconds to TKO Hiroko Yamanaka at the Strikeforce – Melendez vs. Masvidal event, Cyborg found out soon after her fight that she tested positive for the steroid stanozolol. The California State Athletic Commission...

Nov 15, 2016 10:32 am

Could Cris Cyborg be the face of Women’s Bare Knuckle Fighting?

By Dennis Taylor Psst … somebody’s been flirting with Cris Cyborg, and the world’s most-feared female fighter apparently just winked back. The Brazilian mixed martial arts superstar is coyly hinting about her attraction to a sexy new player in the world of international combat sports, Bare Knuckle Fighting (BKF), which, for the uninitiated, is precisely...

Nov 2, 2016 11:40 am

Cris Cyborg: Fight with Ronda Rousey can’t happen at 135 pounds

Last month, UFC President Dana White announced that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would be returning to the Octagon on December 30th in the main event of UFC 207 to square off with Amanda Nunes for the women’s bantamweight championship. Along with the announcement, White revealed that if Rousey emerges from her UFC 207 return victorious,...

Nov 1, 2016 12:58 pm

Cris Cyborg reacts to Ronda Rousey retirement talk

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has continued to prove herself in the UFC, as she has gone 2-0, putting on spectacular performances as she has finished both Leslie Smith, and most recently Swedish striking ace Lina Lansberg. Although she is now 2-0 inside the Octagon, both fights have been at a catchweight of 140...

Oct 26, 2016 10:54 am

Cris Cyborg takes aim at Dana White: He can manipulate everybody

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is widely believed to be one of the best, if not the best, women’s MMA fighters of all time. With an 11 year professional MMA career, Cyborg has lost just once, her first professional fight, and has gone on to rattle off 17 straight wins over the course of...

Oct 19, 2016 8:46 am

Cris Cyborg blasts Ronda Rousey: She knows I would kill her

A superfight between WMMA superstar Cris Cyborg, and former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has always been just out of arms reach for MMA fans. Earlier this month, when UFC President Dana White announced that Rousey would be returning to the Octagon in December, over a year after suffering the first loss of her...

Oct 15, 2016 12:09 pm

Dana White responds to Cris Cyborg’s comments about lack of push from UFC

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is now 2-0 inside the Octagon, with her most recent win last month being a 2nd round TKO win over Swedish striking ace Lina Lansberg. Although Cyborg is regarded as one of the greatest female mixed martial artists of all time, she fights primarily under the Invicta FC banner...

Oct 14, 2016 9:10 am

Ronda Rousey’s nutritionist suggests fight with Joanna Jedrzejczyk, not Cris Cyborg

Earlier this month, UFC President Dana White revealed that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would be making her return to the Octagon to fight Amanda Nunes in the main event of UFC 207 on December 30th. In addition to the fight with Nunes, UFC President Dana White also revealed that if she emerges...

Oct 12, 2016 11:02 am

Cris Cyborg roasts Ronda Rousey with lengthy post filled with frustration

When Ariel Helwani tweeted on Tuesday that it was looking like Ronda Rousey was going to make her much-anticipated return to the Octagon in December, the world took notice. One fighter, in particular, Cris Cyborg, was deeply frustrated by the UFC’s potential matchmaking and extremely frustrated with the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey....

Oct 6, 2016 6:50 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg says Ronda Rousey will need surgery on her face after they fight

Cris Cyborg continues to campaign for her fight against former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Cyborg was a guest on FS1’s “Speak For Yourself” and talked about the fight that could actually be closer to happening now that Cyborg is fighting in the UFC. “My last fight, I broke the nose of the girl...

Oct 3, 2016 12:18 pm

Cris Cyborg rips “coward” Ronda Rousey

The ongoing feud between Ronda Rousey & Cris Cyborg is often reignited when Cyborg steps into the cage. Last month, Cyborg stepped into the Octagon to square off against Swedish striking phenom Lina Lansberg in the main event of UFC Brasilia. Cyborg, who admittedly had a brutal weight-cut throughout the course of the week, cutting...

Sep 26, 2016 4:57 pm

Cris Cyborg walked into Octagon against Lina Lansberg weighing 170 pounds?

Cris Cyborg’s journey on her dreadful weight cut to make the agreed catchweight of 140 pounds may have gotten more attention that her actual fight against Lina Lansberg at UFC Fight Night 95 over the weekend. With less than a week out from their fight, Cyborg stated on The MMA Hour that she was weighing...

Sep 25, 2016 2:59 pm

UFC Fight Night 95 Reebok Outfitting Pay: Cris Cyborg pockets $2,500

UFC Fight Night 95 took place last night in Brazil. The event was headlined by a women’s catchweight bout (140-pounds) between current Invicta Featherweight champion Cris Cyborg and UFC newcomer Lina Lansberg. Cyborg defeated Lansberg via second-round TKO in the main event bout, but both women took home the same check of $2,500 from the...