Archive: cyborg

Jun 10, 2014 5:06 am

Invicta FC Boss Shannon Knapp Discusses Cyborg Drop to 135 (Video)

Invicta FC CEO Shannon Knapp joined MMA Fight Corner for an interview which aired on Fox Spots to talk about the likelihood of Cris Cyborg dropping to 135. “Both [Justino] and Gomes have both expressed interest in going down to 135. So I definitely am going to tell you, I think you’re going to see...

Apr 24, 2014 8:58 pm

Cyborg Responds To Latest Dana Rant: ‘I Like Wanderlei. Rousey is a paper champ’

Lately, Cris Cyborg finds herself at the wrong end of every joke. Earlier today, Dana White totally blasted the Invicta FC champion, going as far as mimicking her walking in high-heels. Cyborg took to to respond: “I thought the comparison was funny. I’m a big fan of Wanderlei Silva, he’s a big international idol.”...

Apr 24, 2014 5:14 pm

Dana White: ‘Cyborg Is A Nightmare, Not Worth Signing’

“It’s not that she’s beyond redemption. She’s a nightmare in every way, shape or form to bring in as a professional athlete in an organization like this. At the end of the day, it’s not worth it in the big picture. “It’s easy to sit there and go, ‘Oh, everybody wants to see that’. She’s...

Apr 8, 2014 5:24 pm

Holm Focused On Mending Broken Arm, Not Fighting Ronda Rousey

Top female fighting prospect, Holly Holm, has been garnering attention from the MMA masses as of late. The multiple-time boxing world champion, has transitioned herself into a nice and comfortable place inside the MMA landscape. People want that fight against Rousey, but still unsigned to the UFC, Holm must first let her broken arm heal....

Apr 7, 2014 8:46 am

Cyborg: ‘Ronda is a fake fighter’

“Ronda, she did an interview and she said “145 for Gina’ you know,” said Cyborg. “Only for Gina, not for me… She run from me, you know. And I think she’s a fake fighter. Because when you’re a true fighter, you fight everyone.”

Apr 6, 2014 8:12 pm

PHOTO | Holly Holm Fights, Wins Via KO With Broken Arm

  Ouch! The world’s top female bantamweight MMA prospect, Holly Holm, returned to action last Friday and won. Her fight ending head kick K.O. secured the promotions world title and she did it all with a broken arm (pictured above, click image to enlarge).

Apr 4, 2014 3:40 pm

Cyborg vs. Holm To PPV?

Top female fighting prospect, Holly Holm is fighting tonight on AXS TV. This bout, according to her coach, was to serve, at least at one-point, as a lead-in to a possible Cyborg vs. Holm PPV event, yet to be announced. Ariel Helwani tells it best: Mike Winkeljohn, Holm’s trainer of 16 years, said the plan...

Mar 31, 2014 6:34 pm

Cris Cyborg: ‘No Other Champs In MMA Would Fight Muay Thai’

Invicta FC champion, Cris ‘Cyborg’, is coming off her first-ever defeat in Muay Thai. Last Friday she fought, Jorina Baars, in one of the most entertaining female fights of all time and came up short on the judges scorecards. Check the video above for her post-fight reaction.

Mar 28, 2014 12:07 pm

Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino Is Fighting Her Way To Ronda Rousey

The possibility of a fight between Cris “Cyborg” Justino and Ronda Rousey is becoming more and more real. This Friday, Cyborg will be facing two-time champion Jorina Baars in a scheduled ‘Lion Fights’ Muay Thai fight, where they will crown their first 145 pounds women’s champion. After that, she will return to Invicta in May for another fight at 145,...

Mar 13, 2014 6:08 pm

Dana White Scheduled To Meet With Holly Holm At UFC 171

So, remember when Joe Rogan went on a radio station and said that there was going to be a “huge announcement” regarding Ronda Rousey and WMMA? Well according to UFC boss, Dana White, there actually isn’t one. White spoke with the media on Thursday in Dallas, prior to this Saturday’s UFC 171. White said, “There’s...

Mar 11, 2014 9:41 am

Tate Favors Cyborg Over Carano for Rousey’s Next Fight

In a recent interview with The MMA Hour, Miesha Tate chimes in on who she thinks would be a better match-up for UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champ, Ronda Rousey. “I think that would be a lot for Gina to take on, having a five-year layoff, I don’t know, I think the fans would really get a...

Mar 8, 2014 9:15 am

Zingano Eyeing Summer Return Against Rousey

By Evan Stoumbelis Cat Zingano hasn’t seen action inside the octagon since April when she defeated Miesha Tate at the TUF 17 finale. After that Zingano was forced to forfeit her shot against Rousey and undergo knee surgery. Now, a year, a knee surgery, and months of rehab later, “Alpha” Cat Zingano is giving fans...

Aug 14, 2013 10:50 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Slated For Muay Thai Fight At Lion Fight 11

Widely seen as one of the most dangerous women in MMA today, Cristian ‘Cyborg’ Justino recently defeated Marloes Coenen to win Invicta FC’s inaugural featherweight title.  That victory behind her, Cyborg is now looking to put her Muay Thai skills to the test by facing world champion Martina Jindrova at Lion Fight 11, a pure...

Apr 1, 2013 11:39 am

EXCLUSIVE | Jocelyn Lybarger Talks WMMA, Training at The LAB, and More | Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio

Jocelyn Lybarger, one-half of the first pair of twin, professional female fighters, joined Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio Sunday night to join the night’s Women’s MMA Roundup.  During the show, she discussed her introduction to MMA, her training in Arizona, that state of women’s MMA today and plenty more.   For Jocelyn, the competitive drive and athleticism to...

Mar 28, 2013 10:07 am

VIDEO | Ortiz Coaching Cyborg on Ground And Pound | MMA NEWS

Tito Ortiz takes the credit for creating the ground-and-pound style of fighting in Mixed Martial Arts. Now that he is retired from competition he has taken on the role of managing Cris Cyborg. Apparently management also entails teaching his fighter some vicious elbow strikes from top position.

Mar 23, 2013 12:50 am

Cyborg Willing To Fight Transgendered Fallon Fox | MMA NEWS

“She wants to be a girl. I don’t agree. I think you’re born a girl, you’re a girl. You’re born a guy, you’re a guy. But I don’t choose opponents. The commission needs to check and make sure she doesn’t have testosterone. I’m not going to judge other people. If the commission says she can...

Mar 21, 2013 3:04 pm

Cyborg defends Fallon Fox’s Right to Fight Women | MMA NEWS

Invicta FC featherweight, Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos has spoken out on the issue of transgender ‘female’ MMA fighter Fallon Fox. Fox, who used to be a genetic male, is now a transgender female and is campaigning (with plenty rightful resistance) to fight females. Joe Rogan was vocal about her not fighting and brought up the fact...

Mar 9, 2013 9:10 am

VIDEO: Ronda Rousey – Fraud’ Cyborg nearly destroyed women’s MMA | UFC NEWS

“I mean, she’s obviously not willing to go through the effort to go for the fight,” UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey told ‘Showdown’ Joe Ferraro. “If you’re pumped full of steroids and the lightest you can get it 145 it’s obvious the lightest you can get without steroids is lighter. She refuses to do...

Feb 25, 2013 4:30 pm

Gina Carano a Bigger Fight Than Cyborg Says Rousey’s Manager | UFC NEWS

Fight fans around the world have been itching to see UFC Champ Ronda Rousey square off against former Strikeforce title holder, Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos. However, after the brazilian’s recent move to Invicta FC, talk of a “superfight” between Rousey and fighter-turned-actress Gina Carano has emerged. Ronda spoke to the New York Post last week, expressing...

Feb 18, 2013 6:05 pm

Ortiz Responds to Botched Press Conference: Focus is on Cyborg’s Future

Last Friday Tito Ortiz held a press conference to announce the future for the highest-profile fighter he manages, Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos.  He began the press conference reiterating his recent statement that it would be impossible for Cyborg to cut to 135 lbs by having the fighter step onto the scale.  In “fighting shape,” as Ortiz...

Feb 16, 2013 10:03 am

Cris Cyborg Leaves UFC, Gets First Opponent Booked Under Invicta Banner | MMA NEWS

Pound-for-pound great and devastating featherweight (145 pounds) KO artist Cris Cyborg (10-1, 1 NC) of Curitiba, Brazil has signed a multi-fight agreement with women’s world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion Invicta Fighting Cha! mpionships, it was announced tonight on “Inside MMA” on AXS TV. Cyborg will make her Invicta FC debut against streaking submission...

Oct 29, 2012 9:35 am

MMA Poll: Should Women Be Invited To Fight In The UFC? | UFC NEWS

Womens MMA is becoming more and more popular. With standouts like Miesha Tate, Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg the state of WMMA is better than ever. UFC president Dana White has recently been vocal about the possibility of bringing the girls over, but hasn’t pulled the switch yet. Should he? [poll id=”4″]

Sep 2, 2012 10:45 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Kim Couture says Rousey vs. Cyborg would be the FOTY

Whether you love her or hate her, there is absolutely no denying that Ronda Rousey is the hottest fighter in MMA today. I’m not even talking about her physical hotness, which some could make a case that she is leading that department as well but no other athlete in the sport is on fire right...