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Sep 20, 2016 8:40 am

72 hours from weigh-in and Cris Cyborg is still nowhere close to making weight

Much of this week’s lead-up into UFC Fight Night 97 has revolved around headliner Cris Cyborg’s weight cut. On Monday, she revealed that she weighed 165 pounds and still had 25 pounds to go to meet her contracted catchweight of 140 pounds in her main event bout against Lina Lansberg this Saturday. On Tuedsay, MMA...

Sep 20, 2016 7:52 am

Dana White Keeps Hope for Rousey vs. Cyborg Alive

It’s now been almost a year since Ronda Rousey’s shocking, knockout loss to Holly Holm, and the former bantamweight champ has not been seen since. Given the length of her layoff, it’s been widely speculated that her fighting days are done; that the loss not only shattered her perfect record, but extinguished her competitive spirit. Recently,...


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 14, 2016 10:39 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ opens as massive betting favorite over Lina Lansberg

If your looking to place a bet on Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino this weekend, don’t expect a big payout. ‘Cyborg’, 31, is set to face Lina Landsberg in a 140 pound catchweight bout at UFC Fight Night 95 on September 24. Oddsmakers have placed the former Strikeforce woman’s featherweight champion and current Invicta champ as a massive...

Sep 5, 2016 1:53 pm

‘Cyborg’ Still Wants Ronda Rousey: “This Fight Needs to Happen.”

A few years ago, there was no bigger fight for women’s MMA than a clash between former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Invicta featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino. The main hurdle at the time, however, was that Cyborg was not a UFC fighter. Today, that has changed. Cyborg has already fought once in the...

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: Sign me...

Aug 26, 2016 10:20 am

Exclusive | Jason Parillo talks Bisping vs. Henderson II, boxing in MMA, & more

Jason Parillo has gained recognition as one of the best striking coaches in MMA. Parillo, who has not only worked with UFC champions such as our very own BJ Penn, and UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, but also Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg, has been around MMA since its earliest days. Parillo, who was...

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 9, 2016 7:55 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg defeats Olympic wrestler in wrestling match

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is generally known for her dominant Muay Thai striking. With that being said, a new video of Cyborg in a wrestling match against Olympic wrestler Aline Ferreira, who is competing at the 2016 Rio Olympics, shows that Cyborg also has an incredibly impressive ground game! Check out the video...

Aug 5, 2016 11:49 am

Cris Cyborg weighs over 170 pounds!

Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is set to make her second UFC appearance at UFC Fight Night 95 in Brazil. Cyborg will welcome Lina Lansberg to the Octagon in what will be her second UFC catchweight fight set at 140 pounds. If you are wondering why the 145 pound Invicta champion can’t just cut another...

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 4, 2016 11:09 am

Cris Cyborg heading into the boxing ring for the biggest payday of her career?

Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has been hoping for the UFC to open up a featherweight division so she can prove her dominance in the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in the world. With one catchweight fight at 140 pounds in the UFC, Cyborg has not been given any option to fight at 145 pounds...

Aug 4, 2016 10:47 am

VIDEO | Peggy Morgan shows her insanely swollen face from the night of her fight

[ooyala code=”5kZDI1NTE65WhntvOIK-M0QUaRjgrkmr” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″] Invicta fighter Peggy Morgan has gotten a lot of attention recently. Perhaps not for the best reason, but nonetheless she has been having fun with it. Morgan suffered an injury to her face after being hit with strikes by Megan Anderson at Invicta FC 18 this past weekend. Morgan’s...

Aug 3, 2016 10:03 pm

Cris Cyborg reportedly set to headline UFC FN 95

After making her successful UFC debut at UFC 198 earlier this year by knocking out Leslie Smith, Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is reportedly set to headline UFC Fight Night 95 on September 24th. The event will be held in Brasilia, Brazil, and according to MMAWeekly will see Cyborg square off against UFC newcomer...

Aug 3, 2016 10:25 am

Peggy Morgan gives photo update days after horrific fight injury

Peggy Morgan’s swelling on her face that ballooned up from the strikes of Megan Anderson was a hot topic of conversation over the weekend. Anderson picked up a first round TKO victory over the TUF veteran at Invicta FC 18. Despite the horrific injury and loss, Morgan seemed to be in good spirits after the...

Aug 3, 2016 8:57 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg sparring hard with male partner

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has earned the reputation as one of the most feared female strikers in MMA. To add to Cyborg’s lengthy list of MMA and Muay Thai accomplishments, she recently made her UFC debut easier this year, where she TKOd Leslie Smith in just over a minute. While no date has...

Jul 29, 2016 11:14 am

Dana White refutes rumors that Ronda Rousey is pregnant

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made headlines this week when she took to Twitter to congratulate former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey on being pregnant. The Tweet was accompanied by a photo of Rousey walking a dog. I keep hearing the rumor @RondaRousey is expecting and no longer fighting #ufc205 if true congrats...

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 23, 2016 9:42 am

Cris Cyborg blasts Ronda Rousey, calls for UFC 205 fight

At the end of 2015, talks of a Ronda Rousey-Cris Cyborg superfight were at an all time high. At UFC 194, that all changed when Rousey was knocked out by Holly Holm. With Rousey on an indefinite hiatus from the Octagon, talks of a potential superfight with Cris Cyborg seemed to fade away. However, after...

Jul 22, 2016 3:57 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg drilling combinations in training

Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is widely regarded as one of the most ferocious strikers in all of women’s MMA. Cyborg, who made her UFC debut at UFC 198, knocking out Leslie Smith via 1st round TKO, currently doesn’t have another fight booked under the UFC banner or the Invicta banner. While Cyborg...

Jul 20, 2016 2:33 am

Cris Cyborg makes a loud argument on why she deserves her ‘own division’

Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg wants to fight in the UFC at 145 pounds. However, there is currently no women’s featherweight division for her to fight in. Cyborg took to social media and made her statement on why the UFC should create a women’s 145-pound division for her to fight in. Cyborg stated the following:...

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 22, 2016 9:16 am

Miesha Tate eyes future fight with Cris Cyborg

At UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil, Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made her highly anticipated UFC debut against Leslie Smith. The fight was a short one, with Cyborg getting the TKO win over Smith in the 1st round. Following the win, Cyborg expressed her interest in going back to Invicta to defend her...

Jun 20, 2016 1:26 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg was in the emergency room for terrible black widow spider bite

Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg was recently bitten by a black widow spider and had to be taken to a hospital emergency room. Cyborg spoke with TMZ recently about her bite and gave the latest on her condition and what it means for her future with training and getting prepared for her next fight. Will...