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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 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 10:25 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...

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 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...

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 15, 2016 12:01 pm

PHOTO | Cris Cyborg bit by a black widow spider

With all the blood, sweat and tears endured in training and in competition, MMA fighters have a high threshold for pain. That just goes to show how much of pain black widow spiders can be if they bite you. Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg revealed that she was bitten by a black widow spider nearly...

May 25, 2016 11:28 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ visits cancer patients and donates blood in Curitiba, Brazil

Invicta featherweight champion Cris ‘Cyborg’ made sure to give back to her hometown of Curitiba, Brazil following her successful UFC debut at UFC 198. ‘Cyborg,’ who picked up a first-round TKO victory over Leslie Smith at UFC 198 visited the Hospital Nossa Senhora Das Gracas in Curitiba while she was back in her hometown. Cyborg...

May 22, 2016 9:13 am

Cris Cyborg wants a boxing fight on the same card as ‘McGregor vs. Mayweather’

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made a statement in her UFC debut earlier this month at UFC 198 when she defeated Leslie Smith via TKO in the very first-round. The feared Brazilian striker has heard the rumors about a possible boxing match between retired champion Floyd Mayweather and current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor....

May 18, 2016 6:41 pm

Cris Cyborg’s next UFC fight targeted for UFC 201

This past weekend at UFC 198, Cris Cyborg made her UFC debut against Leslie Smith in Curitiba, Brazil. The Invicta FC champ didn’t disappoint in her debut, and ultimately picked up a 1st round TKO win over Smith. Following the fight Cyborg called out Ronda Rousey for a fight, however with Rousey currently content to...

May 14, 2016 9:46 am

Cris Cyborg lays out potential plans following UFC 198 fight

While Cris Cyborg hasn’t made her UFC debut just yet, the Invicta FC champion has her eyes set on a major fight after her UFC 198 scrap with Leslie Smith tonight. The fight is a catchweight bout at 140 pounds, however Cyborg could very well go back up to featherweight after the bout despite the...

May 13, 2016 9:43 pm

Stat breakdown of Cris Cyborg vs. Leslie Smith

Tonight, UFC 198 goes down in Curitiba, Brazil. The event will be the first time Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg fights inside the Octagon, as she faces Leslie Smith. Going into the fight, Cyborg is a massive favorite to defeat Smith, who has a 8-6-1 record as a professional. While the odds seem extremely one...

May 10, 2016 10:21 am

Updated UFC 198 betting odds

Saturday night the UFC hits Curitiba Brazil for one of the most anticipated Pay-Per View events of the year, UFC 198. The event will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between Fabricio Werdum and Stipe Miocic. In addition, the card will feature quite a few Brazilian MMA legends including Anderson Silva, Lil Nog, and...

May 9, 2016 2:14 am

VIDEO | Tonya Evinger wins championship fight, throws up, kisses announcer

Tonya Evinger with that yuck-mouth, "I just threw up" kiss to seal the night.#InvictaFC17 #AndStill pic.twitter.com/aniQNsOn5b — Lee Michaels (Liam) (@HowardK_Plop) May 8, 2016 Fighters are starting to realize that promoting and marketing themselves beyond just their fights is a key to success. Reigning Invicta bantamweight champion Tonya Evinger took it to a whole new...

Apr 29, 2016 12:25 pm

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey’s hilarious face swap

If you have tried it, you know how creepy and funny face swaps are. Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey could not stop laughing in her face swap she did with Invicta fighter, Marina Shafir. Rousey posted the funny video to her Instagram account and simply captioned the post, “😂😂😂😂 @marinashafir” 😂😂😂😂 @marinashafir A...