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Apr 16, 2017 10:43 am

Michelle Waterson issues statement after tough loss to Rose Namajunas

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC on Fox 24, fan favorite strawweight “The Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson stepped onto the canvas with the ever-dangerous Rose Namajunas. Had she won this fight, she likely would have earned herself a shot at the winner of Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Jessica Andrade’s strawweight title fight, which is...

Apr 15, 2017 5:56 am

Cris Cyborg calls for UFC to release her if they don’t book her a fight

Former Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg recently announced that she had relinquished her Invicta featherweight title, and would be competing full-time in the UFC’s newly formed featherweight division after Cyborg was cleared by USADA in regards to her potential anti-doping violation. “If [Germaine de Randamie] is not healthy enough to fight at UFC 214...

Apr 12, 2017 8:43 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk expects to fight the UFC Kansas City co-main event winner next

This weekend, in the co-main event of the UFC’s trip to Kansas City, Michelle Waterson and Rose Namajunas will collide in a crucial strawweight contender bout. The winner of this fight could well earn the next crack at the winner of Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Jessica Andrade’s UFC 211 title fight – at least, that’s what...

Apr 10, 2017 10:59 am

Cris “Cyborg” Justino issues statement on her inactivity and her future in the UFC

Now 2-0 in the UFC, and firmly embedded as a member of the promotion’s roster, Brazilian star Cris “Cyborg” Justino has vacated the Invicta Fighting Championship featherweight throne. Unfortunately, it’s been almost 10 month since Cyborg’s last fight in the Octagon – a September destruction of Lina Lansberg – and as such, the dangerous fighter is...

Mar 31, 2017 11:22 pm

Cris Cyborg signs to fight Rizin open weight tournament

THIS JUST IN! Shocking news has surfaced that on the heels of relinquishing the Invicta FC women’s featherweight title, WMMA legend Cris Cyborg has now signed to Rizin FF to fight in their open-weight tournament for the Rizin FF title belt. This of course comes on the heels of Cyborg calling for a UFC 214...

Mar 30, 2017 5:33 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg challenges men who say women can’t fight

Cris Cyborg challenges men who say women can’t fight! The most feared women’s fighter on the planet, Cris Cyborg (17-1 MMA), is making waves in Abu Dhabi this week. Cyborg took to Youtube earlier today where she released the above video showcasing her shadow boxing inside the Brave FC cage in Abu Dhabi while wearing...

Mar 26, 2017 8:55 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg issues a challenge to Ronda Rousey for WWE tag team match

The most feared women’s fighter on the planet, Cris Cyborg, has issued yet another challenge to former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, but this time the stipulations are much different. Cyborg has apparently garnered an interest in professional wrestling, this after recently training moves with TNA & WWE Tough Enough Star Gabriela “Gabi” Castrovinci,...

Mar 24, 2017 8:03 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg calls out Germaine de Randamie for UFC 214

The most feared women’s fighter on the planet, Cris Cybrog, announced this evening that she has been forced to vacate her Invicta featherweight championship. Cristiane Justino released the above video detailing why she relinquished her Invicta featherweight title while calling out current UFC featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie for a fight at UFC 214. “July...

Mar 15, 2017 12:38 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 24 // Misha Circunov | Duane Bang Ludwig | Megan Anderson

BJPENN.COM Radio returns tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with another awesome lineup! 8:15PM ET- First up, we are joined by surging UFC light heavyweight prospect, Misha Cirkunov –@mishac911 Following a submission victory over Nikita Krylov at UFC 206, Cirkunov will next square off with Volkan Oezdemir at UFC Fight Night 109 in Stockholm, Sweden. We’ll...

Feb 21, 2017 12:48 pm

Cris Cyborg explains ramifications of USADA failed drug test

Exciting news surfaced this month that Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg had been cleared of her USADA anti-doping violation stemming from a random out-of-competition drug test in December. While Cyborg was initially flagged for the potential doping violation, UFC President Dana White expressed his faith in the situation, stating that he believes Cyborg...

Feb 17, 2017 1:43 pm

Holly Holm’s coach calls for harsh punishment for Cris Cyborg failed drug test

In December of 2016, news surfaced that Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg, who was 2-0 in the UFC in catchweight fights, had been notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation after a failed out-of-competition drug test on December 5th. Cyborg was quick to explain the situation, stating that she failed the drug test...

Feb 13, 2017 9:27 am

BREAKING | Joanna Jedrzejczyk to defend strawweight title at UFC 211

According to a report from Poland’s Sport.pl, the next fight of Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s incredible reign as UFC strawweight champion will occur at UFC 211, on May 13 in Dallas, Texas. This challenge will be provided by streaking Brazilian contender Jessica Andrade. When we last saw Jedrzejczyk in action, she defeated fellow Polish striker Karolina Kowalkiewicz in the...

Feb 12, 2017 10:39 am

PHOTO | New champ Germaine de Randamie squares off with “Cyborg”

Last night, the UFC touched down in Brooklyn, New York with UFC 208. In the main event of the evening, the organization crowned it’s first-ever women’s featherweight champion. It did so by pitting Dutch kickboxing specialist Germaine de Randamie against former women’s bantamweight queen Holly Holm. Though De Randamie landed two questionably shots after the...

Feb 10, 2017 11:25 pm

Dana White optimistic regarding Cris Cyborg failed drug test

A 2016 Cris Cyborg failed drug test could have landed Cyborg on the sidelines for quite some time, however UFC President Dana White is optimistic regarding the situation. Last year, Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made her highly anticipated UFC debut at UFC 198, where she picked up a 1st round TKO win over...

Feb 8, 2017 10:12 am

Germaine de Randamie talks Cris Cyborg’s place in featherweight title picture

This Saturday, in the main event of Brooklyn’s UFC 208 fight card, Holly Holm and Germaine De Randamie will fight for the inaugural UFC women’s UFC featherweight title in a highly anticipated showdown. Ahead of the fight, there has been talk of where Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg, who is also 2-0 in...

Feb 7, 2017 8:19 am

Street Fighter wants to reward Angela Hill for her Sagat weigh-in outfit

Last weekend, on the main card of the UFC’s latest trip to Houston, strawweight striker Angela Hill returned to the UFC after a short stint in the Invicta FC cage. She made this return against streaking contender Jessica Andrade. Though Hill put up a valiant effort in this comeback fight, she ultimately came up short,...

Feb 5, 2017 7:43 am

Dana White confirms Jessica Andrade will get next shot at Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Last month, we learned that dominant UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk had returned to American Top Team to begin training for her next fight. Her opponent for this next fight, however, remained a mystery. On Saturday night, that changed. Though it was widely speculated that the next strawweight title shot would go to Michelle Waterson,...

Feb 4, 2017 7:36 pm

UFC Houston results: Jessica Andrade defeats Angela Hill

To kick off the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Houston’, TUF alum Angela Hill made her return to the Octagon to fight #5 ranked strawweight Jessica Andrade after winning the Invicta 115 pound title. The fight started as Andrade pressures forward, pressing Hill against the cage and landing several clean shots that tag Hill....

Jan 6, 2017 9:42 am

Champion Amanda Nunes eyeing titles in two divisions

Throughout 2016, there were talks of the UFC forming a women’s flyweight division at 125 pounds. While the promotion never officially announced the formation of the division, they held a women’s flyweight fight between Joanne Calderwood vs. Valerie Letourneau which was an extremely spectacular fight. Following the fight, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk revealed...

Jan 4, 2017 8:24 am

Tito Ortiz opens up on Cris Cyborg turning down UFC title fights

The last several weeks of 2016 certainly were interesting ones for Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg. UFC President Dana White revealed several weeks ago that Cris Cyborg, who is 2-0 under the UFC banner at catchweight fights at 140 pounds, had turned down not one, but two opportunities to fight for the inaugural women’s...

Dec 31, 2016 9:17 am

Cris Cyborg reacts to Ronda Rousey’s loss at UFC 207

In the main event of UFC 207 Friday evening, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes made her first successful title defense as she knocked out former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in just 48 seconds. Nunes landed a big punch just moments into the fight, noticeably leaving Rousey stunned. Nunes followed up the blow...

Dec 23, 2016 9:11 am

Cris Cyborg’s rep gives info on failed drug test

This week, news surfaced that Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg had failed a random out-of-competition drug test on December 5th, and was potentially in violation of USADA’s anti-doping policy. The UFC was quick to release a statement on the matter, which was ultimately followed up by a statement from Cyborg herself on social...

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...