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Sep 23, 2016 4:48 pm

UFC Fight Night 95 Finalized Lineup

Tomorrow night, the UFC will return to Brasilia, Brazil with UFC Fight Night 95. The card’s main event will see reigning Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino make her sophomore UFC appearance opposite Sweden’s Lina Lansberg. The two will meet at a catchweight of 140 lbs. Cyborg, who had a brutal time cutting down to...

Sep 23, 2016 11:29 am

VIDEO | UFC fighters sound off on how to beat Cris Cyborg

Think you have the perfect game plan to beat "Cyborg" Justino? You're apparently one of the few. pic.twitter.com/hoFftQ8h5H — MMAjunkie (@MMAjunkie) September 23, 2016 With Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg now officially on weight, and ready to fight Lina Lansberg Saturday night in Brazil, the question is being asked ‘Just how does one beat...

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 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 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 2, 2016 7:59 am

VIDEOS | ‘UFC Fight Night: Hamburg’ main card staredowns

The main event is official!! @AndreiArlovski vs @JoshLBarnett goes down TOMORROW at #UFCHamburg!!! https://t.co/zGGxEJ2aBC — #UFCHamburg (@ufc) September 2, 2016 This is going to be fun!! @AlexTheMauler vs. @JanBlachowicz at #UFCHamburg tomorrow! https://t.co/v2fVRN4yJo — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) September 2, 2016 What a fight between @RyanBader & @LatifiMMA!! #UFCHamburg https://t.co/b4zMkWrPdH — #UFCHamburg (@ufc) September 2, 2016...

Aug 30, 2016 9:32 am

UFC on FOX 21 gets worst ratings ever for a FOX UFC card

Following UFC 202’s record breaking event, last weekend’s UFC on FOX 21 was the first time a FOX card averaged less than two million viewers, according to a final rating analysis for all 2016 UFC cards on FOX. Headlined by former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit and Demian Maia, UFC on FOX 21 pulled in...

Aug 28, 2016 1:58 pm

Multiple UFC strawweights call out Paige VanZant following her UFC on FOX 21 win

UFC strawweight star Paige VanZant scored a highlight reel knockout win over Bec Rawlings at last night’s UFC on FOX 21 event in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Following the impressive victory, which earned Paige a $50k performance bonus, multiple UFC strawweight competitors took to social media to express their interest in fighting VanZant: https://twitter.com/TeciaTorres/status/769701947289010176 Ok,...

Aug 14, 2016 1:14 pm

Multiple injuries lead to big changes for UFC Fight Night 95

The UFC Fight Night 95 event has suffered some major changes as four of its fighters have pulled due to injuries. Welterweight fighters Brandon Thatch, who suffered a hand injury, and Shinsho Anzai, who suffered a back injury, have been pulled off of the card. Their opponents Erick Silva and Luan Chagas will now fight...

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...

Aug 4, 2016 1:53 pm

Officials announce Cris Cyborg to headline her first UFC event, Renan Barao also added

The UFC announced on Thursday that Cris “Cyborg” Justino is set to headline UFC Fight Night 95 in Brazil on September 24. É OFICAIL! @criscyborg fará a luta principal do #UFCBrasília, 24 de setembro. Saiba mais > https://t.co/OWylweiUwq pic.twitter.com/6lCc8bfF8G — UFC BRASIL (@ufc_brasil) August 4, 2016 Cyborg will meet Lina Lansberg, who will be making...

Aug 1, 2016 1:33 am

New York lawyers attempting to create union for UFC fighters?

The talk about a fighter’s union has been floating around for quite some time. Most recently, UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt has been very vocal about fighters needing a union after his opponent Brock Lesnar tested positive for banned substances. Apparently UFC women’s strawweight Angela Magana was recently contacted by some lawyers in New York that...

Jul 23, 2016 8:10 pm

Cris Cyborg sends a message to the girls of the UFC

Following tonight’s UFC on FOX 20 main event fight between Holly Holm and Valentina Shevchenko, current Invicta featherweight title holder Cris Cyborg sent out the following message on Twitter: The problem is none of the girls are as well rounded as me. I can wrestle, punch, and Jiu jitsu. I am an MMA fighter. #chuteboxe...

Jul 3, 2016 12:27 pm

Matt Hughes would ‘love’ to fight Matt Serra at UFC 205 in MSG

Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes revealed that he would come out of retirement for a fight with fellow former welterweight title holder and bitter rival Matt Serra. A fan tweeted Hughes asking “Matt Hughes will you fight Matt Serra at MSG?”, the UFC Hall of Famer responded with the following: I would love to...

Jun 25, 2016 11:39 am

Cris Cyborg calls for the UFC to create women’s featherweight division

Last month, Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made her highly anticipated UFC debut. Cyborg dominated the fight, knocking out Leslie Smith in the 1st round of their catchweight scrap. Despite the dominant win, Cyborg expressed her desire to return to Invicta to defend her featherweight championship before returning to the UFC. While Miesha...

Jun 11, 2016 11:16 am

Latest UFC 200 odds one month out from fight night

In just under one month, fight fans will witness a historic night of action in Las Vegas at UFC 200. The event, which features two title fights, an interim title fight, and the return of Brock Lesnar, will go down on July 9th, and leave fight fans in awe. With just under one month to...

Jun 7, 2016 9:49 am

UFC 199 medical suspensions

This past Saturday in Inglewood, California, fight fans witnessed an action packed night of fights at UFC 199 topped off by Dominick Cruz’s dominant win over Urijah Faber, and Michael Bisping’s KO win over Luke Rockhold. In the wake of the event, MMAFighting has received the medical suspensions for the fighters who fought at the...

May 28, 2016 6:22 am

UFC congratulates Emil Meek on knocking out Rousimar Palhares

Former top ranked UFC middleweight Rousimar Palhares has earned quite a bad reputation in the MMA industry over the last few years. Palhares was suspended for 90 days, and even kicked out of the UFC and the WSOF for refusing to let go of submissions after his opponents tapped. With that being said, Palhares was...

May 26, 2016 9:41 am

Odds open for Stipe Miocic vs. Alistair Overeem at UFC 203

The UFC announced on Wednesday that newly crowned heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will defend his title for the first time against Alistair Overeem in the main event of UFC 203. The event takes place in Miocic’s hometown of Cleveland, Ohio in the Q Arena. Nick Kalikas of MMAOddsBreaker.com opened up the betting lines with the...

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....

May 14, 2016 9:46 am

Cris Cyborg lays out potential plans following UFC 198 fight

While Cris Cyborg hasn’t made her UFC debut just yet, the Invicta FC champion has her eyes set on a major fight after her UFC 198 scrap with Leslie Smith tonight. The fight is a catchweight bout at 140 pounds, however Cyborg could very well go back up to featherweight after the bout despite the...

May 11, 2016 1:59 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg takes on unexpected sparring partner at UFC 198 open workouts

Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg makes her UFC debut in a 140 pound catchweight bout versus Leslie Smith this weekend at UFC 198. A young fan got to showcase her skills at the UFC 198 open workouts against Cyborg on Wednesday. The young fan and Cyborg put on an impressive display of movement going back...

Apr 28, 2016 9:08 am

Cain Velasquez reacts to Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC

While many fans and members of the MMA community are taking sides in Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC, former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez offers an interesting perspective on things. Velasquez, who won the UFC heavyweight championship twice and defended it twice, understands the promo work that a champion must do, and thus offered...