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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 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 9, 2016 12:13 pm

UFC Fight Night 98 Viewership Ratings Peaked During Alexa Grasso Fight

Last Saturday, the UFC returned to Mexico City, Mexico, with UFC Fight Night 98. The highlight of the Octagon’s Mexican return was undoubtedly the main event, which saw streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson take a decision from former champion Rafael Dos Anjos in an action-packed, five-round battle. Other highlights of the card included a nice...

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...

Nov 4, 2016 8:54 am

Diego Sanchez Turns Up the Crazy at UFC Mexico Press Conference

Diego Sanchez is known primarily for two things: his wild, all-action fighting style inside the cage, and his often bizarre behaviour outside of it. The latest display of his out-of-cage antics occured at the official press conference for UFC Fight Night 98, which will go down in Mexico City, Mexico this Saturday night. On the evening’s...

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 30, 2016 9:09 am

VIDEO | Watch Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino Eat Creepy-Crawlies in Cambodia!

  I finally got my rematch with the spider! #JustDoIt Finalmente fiz minha revanche com a aranha! ‘#criscyborg #NAKEDandAFRAID 😂😂#AmazingRace #siemreap #pubstreet #angkorwat #Cambodia @rayelbe ❤️ A video posted by CRISTIANE V JUSTINO 🇧🇷★ (@criscyborg) on Oct 30, 2016 at 8:06am PDT Given that Cris “Cyborg” Justino is a professional cage fighter, it should come...

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 22, 2016 1:47 pm

“Cyborg’s” coach: Cyborg’s weight cuts show what kind of champion she is

Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos’ weight cuts to 140 pounds have been well-documented, with the Brazilian striker resorting to using birth control pills in her last weight cut to successfully make weight. “Cyborg’s” coach sees her willingness and ability to make that weight, in spite of how grueling it may be, demonstrates the heart of the former...

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 3:02 pm

Conor McGregor offers Ronda Rousey advice ahead of UFC 207 return

Earlier this month, it was announced that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would be returning to the UFC after a year away from the Octagon following her brutal UFC 193 KO loss to Holly Holm which saw her suffer the first defeat of her professional MMA career. Not only was it announced that...

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 12, 2016 5:33 pm

Fan Favorite Strawweight Paige VanZant will headline UFC Sacramento

Good news, fight fans! Fan favorite strawweight “12 Gauge” Paige VanZant (7-2) is poised for a return to action. The 22-year-old will be taking on former Invicta atomweight champ Michelle Waterson (13-4) in the main event of UFC on Fox 22. The card will emanate from Sacramento, California on December 17. VanZant announced this matchup on...

Oct 12, 2016 12:05 pm

Ronda Rousey to Fight “Cyborg” Next If She Defeats Amanda Nunes in Comeback Fight

After weeks of rumors, it’s official. Ronda Rousey will return to action in the main event UFC 207, this December 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She’ll make her long-awaited return against Brazil’s Amanda Nunes, who won the UFC women’s bantamweight crown by submitting Miesha Tate at UFC 200. UFC President Dana White announced this long discussed...

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 10, 2016 3:54 pm

Miesha Tate on Possible Cris “Cyborg” Super Fight: I Wouldn’t Be Against It

Reigning Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino has now fought twice in the UFC. On both occasions, she took on beefed-up bantamweights at a catchweight of 140lbs, and on both occasions, she absolutely mauled that opposition. Given Cyborg’s size and ferocity, it’s bound to get more and more difficult for the UFC to find her willing dance partners. There...

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...

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 24, 2016 10:57 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg TKO’s Lina Lansberg

Cris Cyborg getting the job done in Brasilia, Brazil. https://t.co/MYIGnkcUwl — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) September 25, 2016 In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Brasilia’ Cris Cyborg returned to the Octagon for the second time as she squared off against acclaimed striker Lina Lansberg. While Cyborg admittedly had a brutal weight cut leading up...

Sep 23, 2016 6:43 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg vs. Lina Lansberg staredown

Friday afternoon, the fighters of ‘UFC Fight Night: Brasilia’ hit the scales to weigh-in ahead of their scheduled bouts Saturday night. Earlier in the day, Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made weight for early weigh-ins, putting to rest doubts of whether or not she’d make weight. Throughout the course of the week, Cyborg has...