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Cris Cyborg headlines as Invicta Fighting Championships on Tuesday released the full fight card for Invicta FC 11, which takes place alongside UFC 184 in Los Angeles. read news >>

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Just one day before Ronda Rousey defends the UFC women’s bantamweight strap against Cat Zingano, would-be foe Cristiane Justino will put her featherweight title on the line against Charmaine Tweet at Invicta Fighting Championships 11 in the same city. read news >>

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While her manager tries to crunch the numbers with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, former Strikeforce featherweight champion Cristiane Justino will get back to the business of mixed martial arts (MMA) next month in the "City of Angels." "Cyborg" is set to defend her Invicta 145-pound strap against top contender Charmaine Tweet at the Invicta FC 11 event on Feb. 27, 2015 inside the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Calif., according to ESPN, not far from where bitter ri read news >>

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Cris Cyborg is set to defend her featherweight title against Charmaine "Not So Sweet" Tweet Feb 27th in the same city and weekend as her rival Ronda Rousey. read news >>

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Cris "Cyborg" Justino's next fight is scheduled to take place the same weekend as her rival Ronda Rousey's. Oh, and in the same city, too. "Cyborg" will defend her Invicta FC featherweight title against Charmaine Tweet on Feb. 27 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp confirmed to MMAFighting.com. Of course, Rousey's UFC women's bantamweight title fight against Cat Zingano, the co-main event of UFC 184, is also set for the following night at the Staples Cente read news >>

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What could be the biggest fight in women's MMA history isn't dead yet. After former Strikeforce and current Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg announced she had permanently abandoned all attempts to move to 135 pounds to face UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, new negotiations are breathing life back into the bout. According to ESPN's Brett Okomoto, UFC parent company Zuffa has been working with Cyborg's representatives for the past two weeks. UFC CEO Lorenzo Feritta tells ESPN t read news >>

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UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta confirms current negotiations underway with Cris Cyborg for the women's bantamweight division, in hopes of a blockbuster fight with champion, Ronda Rousey. In the latest round of "Will she or won't she," ESPN recently confirmed that Cris Cyborg is in contract negotiations with the UFC. Cyborg has been inactive in mixed martial arts competition since July 2013, when she claimed the Invicta featherweight belt from former champion, Marloes Coenen. Injuries and indecision ab read news >>

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The UFC is going all-out in its pursuit of high-profile MMA free agents, it seems, as ESPN's Brett Okamoto is reporting that Zuffa LLC, the UFC's parent company, is pursuing a deal with former Strikeforce featherweight champion Cris "Cyborg" Justino. The news comes a day after the UFC surprisingly pulled former Pride FC heavyweight and K-1 kickboxer Mirko Cro Cop out of the clutches of its chief rival, Bellator MMA. UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta said the following to Okamoto, "We certainly have read news >>

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Cris Cyborg has posted pictures from her 'first sensual photo shoot' Cris Cyborg decided to go out of her comfort zone and show a different side to what we're used to seeing from the dominant Women's MMA champion. She has released shots her 'first sensual photo shoot' which may not be too safe for the workplace. The shoot was done in Las Vegas with former bodybuilder and actress Larissa Reis for her HardCoreReis brand line. "Larissa is my friend, some years have always admired her work as an ath read news >>

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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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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 >>

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