519 Search Results for invicta 6

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...

Mar 31, 2016 1:48 pm

Confirmed! Holly Holm turned down fight with Cris Cyborg

While Holly Holm has been very open about fighting Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg in the past, the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion has a different opponent in mind for her next fight. After losing her championship to Miesha Tate in the co-main event of UFC 196, Holm is eyeing a rematch with ‘Cupcake’ sooner...

Mar 31, 2016 9:12 am

Cris cyborg credits Conor McGregor with helping get her into the UFC

Earlier this week it was announced that Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg would be making her long awaited UFC debut against Leslie Smith in Curitiba Brazil at UFC 198 on May 14th. Ahead of the fight, Cyborg believes that it was Conor McGregor who deserves the credit for getting her into the UFC. She elaborated...

Mar 29, 2016 8:49 am

Leslie Smith was “the only one” who wanted Cris Cyborg fight

Yesterday it was announced that longtime Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg would be making her long awaited UFC debut at UFC 198 in her hometown of Curitiba Brazil. Cyborg will face Leslie Smith on the already stacked card, which features a heavyweight championship scrap between Fabricio Werdum and Stipe Miocic in the main event. While...

Mar 28, 2016 10:38 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino will make UFC debut at UFC 198 in Brazil

The highly anticipated UFC debut of Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Justino has finally been announced. The UFC released the news on Monday that “Cyborg” will face Leslie Smith in a catchweight bout at 140 pounds on the UFC 198 card on May 14. Justino who usually fights at the featherweight limit of 145...

Mar 19, 2016 10:25 am

Miesha Tate open to fight with Cris Cyborg

There have always been talks of Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg eventually making her UFC debut. Despite that, UFC President Dana White remained adamant that Cyborg will never fight under the UFC banner. Recently however, a report emerged which shed light on the possibility of Cyborg fighting on the UFC 198 card in Curitiba Brazil....