Invicta Fighting Championships officials announced Friday that Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos has signed a multi-fight deal and will debut for the all-female promotion on April 5. read news >>
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Ediane Gomes will soon challenge Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg, and the bout will air on UFC Fight Pass as part of a new deal between the promotions. "India" is not a fan of the female UFC fighters, though. "The (female) fighters in the UFC are more worried about showing their a**es than actually fighting," Gomes told Tatame. "MMA has become a new thing because of Ronda, but she’s actually one of the few real fighters. To be in the UFC, you have to show your a**. They should just read news >>
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The Invicta FC featherweight championship will be on the line in the coming months. Invicta FC promoter Shannon Knapp told MMAFighting.com on Thursday that Cris Cyborg would face Ediane Gomes on the next card, but they didn’t know yet if it would be at 135 or 145 pounds. But it turns out that both Cyborg and Gomes want to fight at featherweight, as they told MMAFighitng.com on Friday. "A title defense can only be at 145," Cyborg said. "For my next fight (after Gomes), we’re working on my debut a read news >>
An undisclosed injury has forced Ediane Gomes off Invicta FC 5, leaving Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos without an opponent, according to multiple sources close to the fighters. read news >>
Cris Cyborg not only returned to action on Friday night, she also secured a rematch with Marloes Coenen for the vacant Invicta FC featherweight championship. read news >>
Jessica Penne’s first defense of the Invicta Fighting Championships atomweight belt will move forward as planned, as both Penne and challenger Michelle Waterson were cleared at Thursday’s Invicta FC 5 weigh-ins. read news >>
Former 145-pound champion Cris "Cyborg" Santos returns to fighting at Invicta FC 5 on April 5, but she doesn't feel she has to prove anything to anyone. read news >>
Women’s featherweight talent Ediane Gomes has suffered a rib injury and will be unable to face Cristiane Santos as expected at Invicta FC 5. read news >>
Invicta FC officials moved swiftly on Tuesday, replacing Cris "Cyborg" Santos' injured opponent, Ediane Gomes, with Fiona Muxlow. read news >>
Fresh off a win in her debut with Invicta Fighting Championships, Ediane Gomes will stick around a while with the promotion.
Gomes submitted Katalina Malungahu at Invicta FC 3 earlier this month. Now she says she's been rewarded with a new contract - and her next opponent.
Gomes told MMAjunkie.com she has re-upped with Invicta for three more fights and will face Hiroko Yamanaka at the promotion's next show.
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UFC and Invicta FC promotional brass held a special conference call Thursday to discuss the promotion's future, but one of the most interesting notes was the confirmation that Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino was in the process of moving down to 135 pounds. Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp opened up on that statement shortly after in an interview with MMAJunkie.com's Steven Marrocco, stating the promotion was targeting a bantamweight fight for Cyborg in December at Invicta FC 10. While Knapp wouldn' read news >>