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Aug 10, 2017 11:11 am

Cyborg Wants Holly Holm to Prove Her Coach’s Claims at UFC 219

From February to July, the UFC women’s featherweight division was an absolute mess, even for standard MMA messes. Luckily, like a savior from Brazil, Cris Cyborg finally set things right after winning Germaine de Randamie’s stripped title. De Randamie outright avoided a fight with Cyborg to defend her title, which resulted in getting buried constantly...

Jul 29, 2017 2:18 pm

VIDEOS | Cris Cyborg UFC 214 video blogs

Tonight, on the main card of UFC 214, former Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg will step into the Octagon against fellow former Invicta FC champion Tonya Evinger in a highly anticipated scrap for the vacant UFC women’s featherweight championship. For both contenders, the fight will mark the first time they fight in the...

Jul 28, 2017 10:19 am

All title fights official after UFC 214 early weigh-ins

Friday morning in Anaheim, California, the fighters of UFC 214 hit the scales ahead of their highly anticipated showdowns on Saturday night. Thankfully, all championship fighters hit their marks for the event, and all three title fights are now official for Saturday July 29th. In the main event, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will step...

Jul 28, 2017 8:10 am

Cris Cyborg forgives Dana White, hoping to sign new UFC contract

Former Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has had a very long, and tumultuous journey with the UFC. After finally being signed to the promotion last year, Cyborg competed at catchweight twice, before then being suspended by USADA for taking a pill to help her rehydrate. After being cleared of all wrongdoing by USADA,...

Jul 27, 2017 6:38 am

Tonya Evinger on Cyborg bout: “I’m not sure who they hate more, me or her”

This Saturday, the UFC will touch down in sun-soaked Anaheim, California with UFC 214. The card stands out as the biggest of the year thus far, thanks in large part to the three title fights that top the bill. The biggest of these title fights, and the card’s main event, will occur at light heavyweight,...

Jul 26, 2017 2:30 pm

VIDEOS | UFC 214 title fight staredowns

This Saturday, the UFC will host a trio of title fights from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California as the light heavyweight title, the welterweight title, and the women’s featherweight title are all put on the line. In the main event, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier puts his light heavyweight title on the line...

Jul 24, 2017 6:17 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg looks lethal in final sparring session for UFC 214

This Saturday, the UFC will touch down in Anaheim, California with UFC 214. This massive card will be anchored by three anticipated title fights. The first of these three title fights will occur in the women’s featherweight division, where destructive Brazilian striker Cris “Cyborg” Justino will battle Tonya Evinger for the vacant throne. With this...

Jul 16, 2017 5:57 am

Cris Cyborg has an exciting idea for her next opponent after Tony Evinger

On July 29, in the first of the three title fights on the stacked UFC 214 bill, destructive featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino will collide with reigning Invicta bantamweight queen Tonya Evinger for the vacant UFC women’s featherweight title. While a Cyborg victory is certainly not a sure thing, many fans expect her to win...

Jul 12, 2017 8:49 am

PHOTOS | Check out these incredible fan-made UFC 214 posters

The next big UFC card on the horizon is UFC 214, which goes down this July 29 in Anaheim, California. UFC 214 is stacked to the brim with elite UFC talent. The card will feature a trio of anticipated title fights, any of which could probably headline a card on its own. The first of...

Jul 5, 2017 8:35 am

Megan Anderson saw a lot of holes in Cris Cyborg’s game after watching sparring footage

Recently, former Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg posted a video of herself on social media sparring with Olympic boxer Claressa Shields. The footage was nearly a minute long, and saw the two women exchanging leather in a hard sparring session, which you can see below: A post shared by CRISTIANE V JUSTINO 🇧🇷★...

Jul 4, 2017 9:44 am

Miesha Tate weighs in on Germaine de-Randamie-Cris Cyborg controversy

Germaine de Randamie may no longer be the UFC women’s featherweight champion, however her feud with the UFC is still an extremely controversial one. After winning the belt earlier this year, it appeared as though the stars had aligned for Germaine de Randamie to defend her title against Cris Cyborg. De Randamie refused to fight...

Jun 28, 2017 8:26 am

VIDEO | Go behind the scenes of Michelle Waterson’s Body Issue photoshoot

Over the years, we’ve seen a number of high-profile mixed martial artists strip down for ESPN’s Body Issue, from Gina Carano, to Jon Jones, to Miesha Tate. The latest fighter to do so is UFC strawweight contender and former Invicta atomweight champ Michelle Waterson – otherwise known as “The Karate Hottie.” In this year’s edition of...

Jun 27, 2017 8:18 pm

Cris Cyborg reacts to Megan Anderson being forced off of UFC 214

Cris Cyborg reacts to Megan Anderson being forced off of UFC 214 Earlier tonight news broke that Megan Anderson had been forced to withdraw from her highly anticipated UFC 214 title fight with Brazilian star Cris Cyborg. With that said, there was some good news that was announced by the UFC shortly thereafter. The promotion...

Jun 27, 2017 7:53 pm

Megan Anderson issues a statement after being forced to pull out of UFC 214

Megan Anderson issues a statement after being forced to pull out of UFC 214 Unfortunate news struck the mixed martial arts world tonight as ESPN’s Brett Okamoto reported that Megan Anderson (8-2 MMA) had been forced to withdraw from her scheduled UFC title shot opposite Cris Cyborg (17-1 MMA) at UFC 214 due to personal reasons. “Due...

Jun 27, 2017 7:13 pm

With Megan Anderson out, Cris Cyborg gets a new opponent for UFC 214

With Megan Anderson out, Cris Cyborg gets a new opponent for UFC 214 Cris Cyborg will still be fighting for the UFC women’s featherweight championship on July 29 at UFC 214 in Anaheim, but it won’t be against Megan Anderson. Unfortunately for fight fans, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke news early this evening that Megan Anderson...

Jun 22, 2017 5:51 am

Cyborg: “It was a new excuse everyday” with Germaine de Randamie

Back in February, Germaine de Randamie scored a narrow decision over Holly Holm to become the UFC’s first-ever women’s featherweight champion. The expectation from there was that she would attempt to defend her title against the division’s consensus best fighter, Cris “Cyborg” Justino. Unfortunately, de Randamie went radio silent for some time, and ultimately refused...

Jun 20, 2017 10:17 am

Megan Anderson weighs in on Holly Holm’s future

Back in February, Holly Holm battled Germaine de Randamie for the inaugural UFC women’s bantamweight title. On August 29, in co-main event of UFC 214, Megan Anderson will battle Cris “Cyborg” Justino for that same title. Speaking exclusively to BJPenn.com on Monday, Anderson weighed in on Holm’s recent head-kick knockout defeat of Bethe Correia, and...

Jun 20, 2017 8:45 am

Megan Anderson on Germaine de Randamie: “she’s undersized at ’45, and she knew that”

When Germaine de Randamie won the inaugural UFC women’s featherweight title by defeating Holly Holm back in February, the expectation was that she would then defend that title against the division’s consensus best fighter, Cris “Cyborg” Justino. Instead, however, De Randamie refused to fight Cyborg on the basis of her previous failed drug test, which...

Jun 19, 2017 9:06 am

Germaine de Randamie issues statement on social media after being stripped of title

The UFC’s inaugural women’s featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie has been stripped of her title for refusing to fight the division’s number one contender, Cris “Cyborg” Justino. Cyborg will now fight Invicta champ Megan Anderson for the vacant featherweight title in the co-main event of UFC 214 this July 29. In the wake of this...

Jun 19, 2017 7:56 am

Germaine de Randamie reacts to being stripped of featherweight title

Earlier this year, Germaine de Randamie outwardly refused to defend her UFC women’s featherweight title against number-one contender Cris “Cyborg” Justino. Today, the UFC announced that it had stripped De Randamie of her title as a result of this refusal, and that Cyborg will be battling Megan Anderson for the vacant title at UFC 214...

Jun 19, 2017 7:19 am

UFC issues statement on choice to strip Germaine de Randamie of featherweight title

Earlier today, we learned that Cris “Cyborg” Justino and Megan Anderson will collide for undisputed UFC women’s featherweight gold in the co-main event of UFC 214 in Anaheim, California this July 29. This news immediately raised question about the status of Germaine de Randamie, who won the undisputed women’s featherweight title with a controversial decision...

Jun 19, 2017 6:38 am

BREAKING: Cris “Cyborg” Justino vs. Megan Anderson official for UFC 214

It’s official. After months of campaigning for a fight at UFC 214, featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino has finally had her wish granted. The Brazilian juggernaut will take on current Invicta featherweight champion Megan Anderson on the July 29 card, which goes down in Anaheim, California. The bout will serve as the card’s the co-main event,...

Jun 9, 2017 1:36 pm

Sponsor drops Cris Cyborg following incident with Angela Magana and Cyborg fires back

The incident that got physical between Cris Cyborg and Angela Magana at the recent UFC athlete retreat may have had an impact with one of Cyborg’s sponsors. Apparel company GRRRL released the following public statement through their website regarding their relationship with Cris Cyborg following the incident with Magana. In response to criticism of GRRRL...

Jun 3, 2017 9:33 am

Frankie Edgar: Germaine de Randamie won’t fight Cris Cyborg because of “fear”

The ongoing saga of figuring out UFC women’s featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie’s next move has continued to be a rather surprising one. After winning the inaugural women’s featherweight championship by defeating Holly Holm earlier this year, Germaine de Randamie looked all but ready to defend the title against the presumptive #1 contender Cris Cyborg...

Jun 2, 2017 9:15 am

Cris Cyborg will fight at UFC 214, but not against Cat Zingano

Recently, UFC women’s featherweight fighter Cris Cyborg has been campaigning for a fight, however despite her best efforts, she has yet to finalize a date and opponent for her next fight. While former women’s bantamweight title challenger Cat Zingano was willing to fight Cyborg, an injury is preventing ‘Alpha’ Cat from fighting. UFC President Dana...