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Invicta FC featherweight champ Cris “Cyborg” Justino is giving up on plans to drop to 135 pounds to get a fight with UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. read news >>

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Any chance of Cris Cyborg vs. Ronda Rousey happening any time soon may very well be shot to pieces following confirmation from Cyborg that she's not going to cut to bantamweight. One of the biggest factors in getting UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey set up with a huge fight with #1 women's featherweight Cris Cyborg was whether or not Cyborg would drop to 135 lbs to fight Rousey. It's something that Rousey has demanded, even though Cyborg has never competed in the division. With her read news >>

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Cris Cyborg will not cut down to 135 pounds after all. Two and a half months after announcing her decision to drop to the bantamweight division for a bout at Invicta FC 10, the first and only Strikeforce and Invicta FC featherweight champion confirmed she won’t try cutting the extra 10 pounds anymore. "I can’t. From now on, I will only fight at my weight or in a catchweight," Cyborg told Tatame on Monday. "I haven’t fought in a long time and that’s why I want to go back to my division." Speaking read news >>

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We may need to resort to Plan B. When Invicta FC featherweight champion Cristiane Justino was spotted at the UFC on FOX 13 event last Saturday night (Dec. 13, 2014), the mixed martial arts (MMA) community speculated that "Cyborg" was perhaps in negotiations to (finally) fight Ronda Rousey. Yeah, no. "I will not fight anymore in the bantamweight (division), just in my weight or weight married to the fight that everyone expects," Justino told Damma De Ferro. "I believe that the sacrifice has to be read news >>

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And "One Punch" eyes Takeya Mizugaki in his first fight back at his old stomping grounds. Brad Pickett's hopes of finding success in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweight division didn't exactly pan out, dropping two straight to Ian McCall and Chico Camus in the span of five months. So, "One Punch" is ready to pack on the pounds and head back to the bantamweight division, saying that aside from avoiding another tough weight cut, he isn't interested in chasing around a bunch of 125-p read news >>

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The UFC Bantamweight champion said that his knowledge about his next opponent will be determinant when their fight happen. T.J. Dillashaw is certain he has what it takes to beat Dominick Cruz in their upcoming bout for the UFC Bantamweight belt, yet to be scheduled. Interviewed by Combate.com, the champion explained that the time spent emulating Cruz's game to help Urijah Faber's training was crucial and now he knows the flaws of his rival. "Of course that I absorbed a little of what he does and read news >>

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The bad news for UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera continues. read news >>

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UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera was taken back to his days on the football field while fighting Urijah Faber at this past Saturday’s UFC 181.Filed under: MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC read news >>

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UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey announced that she will be releasing a new book in 2015 written by her sister Maria Burns Ortiz. On Monday afternoon, Regan Arts announced that they had bought the publishing rights to Ronda Rousey's upcoming book, scheduled for a 2015 release. "Ronda Rousey has been victorious in life because he has heart, strength, discipline, and a sense of conviction," Regan Arts CEO Judith Regan stated. The book will be written by Rousey's sister, Maria Burns O read news >>

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After a 1-2 stint at flyweight, Brad Pickett has decided to return to 135 pounds. read news >>

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A new middleweight and a new women's bantamweight have made their way to the UFC. The UFC's talent acquisition program has slowed a bit in recent months. Down from signing 25-30 fighters a month, the UFC is on a much more normal path of around 15 fighters. This last week has seen two new faces arrive on their books. South African middleweight and EFCA champion Garreth McLellan is expected to make his debut for the UFC some time in March. As first reported by Sport 24, McLellan has signed a 6 fig read news >>

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It didn't take long for fan favorite Brad Pickett to call it quits at flyweight and head back to his more familiar role as a bantamweight. England's Brad Pickett was unable to generate any significant success at flyweight, so he's headed back to bantamweight. Holding a 135 lbs win over current 125 lbs champion Demetrious Johnson, Pickett aimed to run the flyweight gauntlet and earn his shot at the title, but an unimpressive 1-2 record combined with the difficulties of the weight cut have forced read news >>

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After dropping down to the flyweight division in hopes of making a title run, Brad “One Punch” Pickett is returning to the 135-pound weight class. read news >>

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After a 1-2 run at flyweight, including a pair of losses in his two most recent fights, Brad Pickett is returning to the bantamweight division.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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