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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 >>

  • 5 days ago
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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 >>

  • 5 days ago
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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 >>

  • 10 days ago
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Popular nutrition and conditioning coach, Mike Dolce discusses 'bro-science', the business offer he says George Lockhart made him, optimal body fat percentages for fighters, Cris Cyborg and impending fatherhood. When you say the words diet or nutrition in relation to this sport and its athletes, one name springs to mind before any other, and that's Mike Dolce. As a professional, he's seen both sides of the coin, fighter and coach, and has seen wild success for his efforts as the latter. Working read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Invicta FC featherweight champion Cristiane Justino reveals that she will liely delay her bantamweight debut for the foreseeable future. Following an ankle injury that forced her to withdraw from the headlining fight at Invicta FC 10, Cristiane Justino has decided to delay her anticipated bantamweight debut for the foreseeable future. The Invicta featherweight champion believes her best option currently is to remain in her own division until she is able to get back to a consistent fight schedule read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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Coming off of an injury and expecting to be back in the cage early next year, Cris “Cyborg” Justino has scrapped plans to drop to bantamweight for her next fight. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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MMA for effort? Former Strikeforce featherweight champion Cristiane Justino has canceled her drop to the bantamweight division, instead opting to remain at 145 pounds when she returns to the cage this February. "Cyborg," who is currently rehabbing an ankle injury, will instead focus on defending her Invicta FC title. From her conversation with MMA Fighting: "I haven't fought in a long time. With this injury, I believe the best option now will be fight in my division. I can't wait anymore, I need read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Cris Cyborg would have been making her bantamweight debut at Invicta FC 10 on Friday, but an ankle injury forced her off the Dec. 5 card. For her next bout, she will be competing at 145 pounds. Cyborg became the first Invicta FC featherweight champion with a fourth-round TKO victory over Marloes Coenen in July 13, 2013, and has yet to defend her title. "I haven’t fought in a long time. With this injury, I believe the best option now will be fight in my division," Cyborg told MMAFighting.com. "I read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Anybody who has seen Cristiane Justino fight live or on television knows one thing: from the moment the referee gives the green light, "Cyborg" is a full-throttle fighter who never lets off the gas. Apparently she can't even take her foot off the pedal even when it comes to an injury. She was set to make her bantamweight debut at Invicta FC 10, but tore up her left ankle in training. Even knowing that she wouldn't be able to take the fight in December, Justino couldn't fight her urge to train. F read news >>

  • a month ago
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Die, 'Borg. I get the feeling that Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey isn't a fan of Cristiane Justino, who like the "Rowdy" judoka, cut her teeth in the Strikeforce promotion a few years back. But unlike the champ, "Cyborg" has yet to cross over to the Octagon. If and when she does, Rousey tells Bleacher Report it will end badly. Very badly. "She's a fraud and she's terrible for the sport. And if they are going to bring her into the UFC, it is my read news >>

  • a month ago
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Cris Cyborg responds to Ronda Rousey's comments about wanting to "try to kill her with my bare hands" and answers a few questions about her recovery and time off. Monday afternoon, immediately following the UFC's presser, Ronda Rousey unleashed enough verbal poison on Cris Justino to kill off a small village in an interview with Bleacher Report. Her comments were mainly directed at her suspicions as to why Cyborg pulled out of her fight, and how it is her responsibility to "put her away." To add read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is rolling out its new strawweight division with the help of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20, featuring a handful of the world's top 115-pound female mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters. That's in addition to the already-existing bantamweight division. So, what advice would former Strikeforce 145-pound titleholder Cris Cyborg have for these up-and coming ladies? Well, if they want to get ahead in this era of combat sports, they need to focus on their social media read news >>

  • a month ago
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Women's MMA standout Cris "Cyborg" Justino recently partook in an AMA (ask me anything) session with the MMA Underground (mixedmartialarts.com), where she talked fight politics, her old-school roots and, of course, UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. I perused her responses, and from the looks of things, Cyborg isn't too crazy about the current political landscape of the fight game, and she feels that a bout with Rousey is inevitable. Here are some highlights (questions/responses edi read news >>

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