Archive: Invicta

Nov 28, 2014 6:43 pm

Cyborg Fought Through Pain Till The Very End

Former Strikeforce champion Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino was expected to headline next week’s Invicta FC 10 event. Unfortunately for fight fans, Justino was forced to pull out of the December 5 headlining bout with an injury. Prior to her recent training trip to Thailand, “Cyborg” said she hurt her foot but did some simple treatment and...

Nov 3, 2014 4:38 pm

Rousey Slams Cyborg, Wants Her Charged With Homicide

Despite Cris Cyborg’s attempt to make 135 pounds to eventually fight UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, which was brought to a halt when Cyborg tore a ligament in her ankle, Ronda Rousey took a verbal shot at Cris Cyborg. Rousey spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss why she believes Cyborg...

Nov 2, 2014 8:53 am

Cris Cyborg Injures Ankle, Out Of Bantamweight Debut At Invicta 10

Cris Cyborg has been training for her highly anticipated bantamweight debut at Invicta 10 in December, however after a serious ankle injury in training, Cyborg will likely have to undergo surgery, further postponing her bantamweight debut. Stepping in for Cyborg in the main event against bantamweight champion Michelle Waterson will be Herica Tiburcio. Cyborg’s injury...

Sep 22, 2014 10:06 am

Cris Cyborg Returns To Bantamweight December 5th

Cris Cyborg and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey have been going back and forth verbally. In short, Cyborg wants a shot at Rousey, but needs to drop down to bantamweight and prove that she can fight clean before UFC President Dana White agrees to make the matchup. Cyborg is taking the first step towards...


Sep 7, 2014 7:50 pm

UFC To Offer PPV Discount To Fight Pass Members Affected By Cut Invicta Stream

After the stream for Invicta 8 cut out during the main-event, many Fight Pass users were unhappy with the service they were being given. Earlier today the Executive of Fight Pass told Fight Pass members to direct message the account to be compensated for the error. The UFC sent out the following letter to Fight...

Sep 2, 2014 5:55 pm

Cyborg On Track For December Bantamweight Drop

“Everything seems to be on schedule (for Cyborg’s drop to 135lbs.). She is pumped up and ready; she is making her way. She wants that fight with Ronda. She is putting in the hard work, the time and the effort to get that fight. I think she’s very focused on getting to where she needs...

Aug 14, 2014 5:12 pm

Cyborg Says No Bellator – Fixed On 135 And Ronda Rousey

With news that Bellator boss Scott Coker has re-opened Bellator’s female featherweight division, many point to his former Strikeforce champ Chris Cyborg as a viable prospect for their ranks. However, it doesn’t appear as if the Invicta champ is interested in letting Rousey off easy. In a recent report from MMAWeekly.com, they’re reporting that Chris...

Aug 4, 2014 9:51 am

Phuket Dreaming Episodes 1-4 Featuring Cris Cyborg And More

Phuket Top Team brings you a series of interviews on their new show called “Phuket Dreaming” which follows fighters fighting out of Phuket Top Team in Phuket Thailand. Below is the playlist for episodes 1-4 of the show. Check it out and enjoy these awesome interviews. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jul 11, 2014 8:56 am

Cris Cyborg Set to Fight at 135lbs. For Invicta FC in December

In the Cris Cyborg news you know you can’t avoid: it’s looks like Cyborg is still adamant about her commitment to drop down to 135lbs, and has been officially booked for her second fight at Bantamweight with Invicta, set for December. She is set to fight at Invicta 10, and her opponent is currently TBD,...

Jul 2, 2014 8:09 am

Cyborg Slams “One Trick Pony” Rousey, Supports Davis

Invicta FC feathweight champion, and enemy of UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, Cris Cyborg spoke to Tatame.com about Rousey’s match at UFC 175 against Alexis Davis this Saturday. I think that Davis has a good ground game, I know the people who work with her. She needs to work on her defense of takedowns and...

Jun 24, 2014 5:04 am

Ediane Gomes Blasts Tate, Suggests Stripper Replacement

Invicta FC Lightweight Ediane Gomes blasted the UFC’s WMMA fighters recently in an interview with Tatame, saying all they care about is showing off their asses. Gomes spoke with MMAFighting.com through an interpreter to discuss her distaste for the WMMA fighters in the UFC. The (female) fighters in the UFC are more worried about showing...

Jun 13, 2014 6:09 am

Dana White Attempting To Add More Combat Sport Events to Fight Pass

At the media scrum before UFC 174, UFC President Dana White announced that Fight Pass was moving in the direction of adding more non-MMA, combat sports and other organizations to its library. This comes on the heels of the earlier announcement that the UFC planned on adding Invicta to their fight line up. “We’re going...

Jun 12, 2014 6:32 am

UFC Announces First Strawweight Fight In Promotion History

This is some history making news for you guys (and gals). The UFC has announced its first ever strawweight fight. For those who might not be sure what that is, it’s the 115 lb. weight division. The first fight in the new women’s division will be…… Claudia Gadelha (pictured) vs. Tina Lahdemaki. UFC officials confirmed the fight....

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 29, 2014 10:43 am

36 Stellar Strawweight Women Compete for TUF 20

There are 36 women fighting for eight upcoming spots on the next TUF 20, including many from large organizations like Bellator, Strikeforce, Invicta, and Cage Warrior. The newest installment of The Ultimate Fighter will be showcasing the best and brightest of a new 115lbs straw weight division, including fighters such as Michelle Ould, Nina Ansaroff,...

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 MMAFighting.com 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 24, 2014 3:00 pm

White Defends Rousey, Blasts Cyborg Over Her Looks

Birds of a feather… While attending today’s media event in Baltimore, UFC President Dana White discussed Cris Cyborg, Ronda Rousey and the trend of call-outs, insults, and challenges going back and forth between the two. Once again, Marc Raimondi of FOX Sports, Tweeted from the scene: Dana White compares Ronda calling Cyborg an it with...

Apr 8, 2014 6:29 pm

Cyborg Says She’ll Fight Holm In Boxing Or MMA, Cuz Unlike Ronda She Wants to Fight

“I like holly holm’s she is a great boxer, but neither myself nor my manager has spoken to anyone about a fight with Holly Holm. I never pick my opponents. I will fight anyone,anytime,anywhere I would love to fight her, boxing or MMA, but first she has to sign with Invicta or at least have her manager contact my...

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.” Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Apr 6, 2014 9:11 pm

Dana White: ‘Cyborg is mismanaged and that’s not going to change’

“The crazy thing about talking about this is there is no negotiations or anything like that. She’s a 145-pounder. She’s being mismanaged. She’s been mismanaged since the day that this whole thing went down, and she will continue to be mismanaged right until her career is over.” In a recent statement to MMAJunkie.com, UFC President...

Apr 1, 2014 9:52 am

Cyborg Disappointed With Muay Thai Loss, Still Planning Trip To 135

“She’s a little disappointed of course, but it doesn’t change anything in our plans. Our goal is still get to 135 by summer and fight Ronda Rousey in the fall if the UFC is willing to step up. I don’t see how this fight or this loss puts Cris back at all in the MMA...

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. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

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 26, 2014 12:32 pm

VIDEO | Cyborg Smashes Chicks In The World Of Muay Thai

Cris Cyborg takes her skills to Muay Thai against Jennifer Colomb at Lion Fight 11 outside at the Fremont Street Experience. See Cris Cyborg in action again at Lion Fight 14 March 28th on AXS TV! Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Mar 10, 2014 2:52 pm

Cyborg: ‘Rousey is running from me’

“This makes me laugh. The focus always gets put on the wrong person. Why do the UFC guys talk bad about me? Because she’s running from me. I’ve been saying for a long time we can do this fight at 145 or 140, but that’s not an option. But it’s OK for her to fight...