981 Search Results for ufc 140

Nov 5, 2016 11:01 am

Miesha Tate doesn’t think UFC needs women’s featherweight division yet

While Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is 2-0 inside the Octagon, she is still primarily an Invicta FC fighter due to the fact that the UFC doesn’t have a women’s featherweight division. In her two Octagon appearances, Cyborg fought at a catchweight of 140 pounds, both times enduring horrific weight-cuts, and both times delivering...

Oct 26, 2016 2:27 pm

REPORT: Nick Diaz offered UFC 206 title fight with Michael Bisping

MMA veteran Nick Diaz is no stranger to big fights inside the cage. In just his second pro fight, Diaz won the IFC United States welterweight championship by defeating Chris Lytle. Over the course of the neck 15 years, Diaz went on to win the WEC championship, as well as the Strikeforce welterweight championship. With...

Oct 24, 2016 3:34 pm

UFC ranks 7th on ‘Forbes Fab 40: The World’s Most Valuable Sports Brands’

With the UFC being recently sold for a jaw-dropping $4 billion, it laid out the value of the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in the world and screamed it’s legitimacy of Dana White and the Fertitta’s goal of building one of the biggest sports in the world. Forbes came out with their “Forbes Fab 40:...

Oct 17, 2016 9:03 am

Veteran Featherweight Tatsuya Kawajiri Has Requested a Release from His UFC Contract

Late last month, a disgruntled interim featherweight champion in Jose Aldo requested a release from his UFC contract. Having made no secret of the fact that he feels he’s being treated unfairly, the Brazilian has set his sights on greener pastures – perhaps even in another sport. Not long after Aldo’s surprising request, streaking female...


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 13, 2016 2:58 pm

5 of the worst endings to a UFC fight ever

There have been countless wars and epic battles in the UFC, some fights have ended far more gruesomely than most. We here at BJPenn.com compiled the five worst endings to a UFC fight in the organizations history. Take a look for yourself below! Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman II – UFC 168 When Chris Weidman...

Oct 8, 2016 11:40 am

UFC 204 fight day betting odds

Tonight, the UFC will hit Manchester, England for the UFC 204 Pay-Per View, which takes place from the Manchester Arena. The event is certainly a highly anticipated one, which will be headlined by a middleweight rematch seven years in the making. Several fights which have garnered interest from fans specifically include Danny Roberts vs. Mike...

Oct 1, 2016 7:53 pm

VIDEO – UFC Fight Night 96 Results: Luis Henrique da Silva submits Joachim Christensen

A scrap between Joachim Christensen and Luis Henrique da Silva served as the featured bout of the UFC Fight Night 96 prelims tonight in Portland, Oregon. Joachim Christensen was able to drop da Silva with a knee midway through the second-round. OHHHHH what a knee from @JoachimChriste4!!! #UFCPortland https://t.co/xWTug0qykJ — UFC (@ufc) October 2, 2016...

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...

Sep 24, 2016 10:00 pm

UFC Fight Night 95 Results: Cris Cyborg TKOs Lina Lansberg

A women’s catchweight bout (140-pounds) served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 95 fight card in Brazil as Cris Cyborg took on Lina Lansberg. Round one begins and Cyborg presses forward with strikes early. She presses Lina against the cage and lands some knees inside. Big knees to the body from Cyborg....

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...