If Cris "Cyborg" Santos and Ronda Rousey ever meet in the UFC, it will have to be at 145lbs or it won't be happening at all. read news >>
The UFC women’s bantamweight division seems to have grown complicated for UFC president Dana White, but his stance on Cris Cyborg appears to be softening. read news >>
UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey hasn't completely cleared out her division, but don't tell that to the sea of unofficial MMA matchmakers. In Macau Wednesday for this weekend's Fight Night event, Rousey and UFC president Dana White couldn't escape civilian pleas to book the champ against a shortlist mostly comprised of unsigned women that have never fought at 135 pounds.
Aside from pioneers Gina Carano and Cris Cyborg, recent UFC signee Holly Holm may get the first crack at Rousey. read news >>
Hell no, she won't go.
Former Strikeforce featherweight champion Cristiane Justino is not interested in reuniting with her old boss Scott Coker under the Bellator banner, even though the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion has introduced a women's 145-pound weight class.
That's because she's steadfast in her commitment to drop to bantamweight to fight Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) 135-pound titleholder Ronda Rousey, according to a report from MMA Weekly. After news broke on Be read news >>
Ronda Rousey vs Cris Cyborg in 2015? "Rowdy" is ready to rumble right now if need by, telling "UFC Tonight" that she'd kick her in the gut if that's what needed to be done. But, it's up to UFC, and the Brazilian, to come to terms for that to happen. read news >>
In addition, the Brazilian is expected to make a second appearance at 135 pounds next spring.
Cristiane Justino isn't headed to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) just yet...
That's because "Cyborg" is expected to make her bantamweight debut for Invicta Fighting Championship (Invicta FC), the all female mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion where she currently rules the 145-pound roost, according to MMA Junkie, at the Invicta 10 event in December.
Justino is then expected to make a second appeara read news >>
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.
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Bold statement, but as the much-improved striker Ronda Rousey proved at UFC 175, her hands aren't to be ignored. Ronda Rousey defended her Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight title for the fourth straight time this past weekend (Sat., July 5, 2014) in the co-main event of UFC 175 in Las Vegas, Nevada, obliterating Alexis Davis in a mere 16 seconds (recap).
In the first exchange, "Rowdy" clipped Davis with a straight right hand that dazed the jiu-jitsu black belt, and follow read news >>
Cyborg wants Davis to do a good job and said that Rousey is a "one trick pony".
Although she yet can't make 135 lbs, Cris Cyborg Justino still eyes a future bout with Ronda Rousey and talked with Tatame.com.br about the upcoming fight for the UFC bantamweight title between Rousey and challenger, Alexis Davis.
In next Saturday's fight at UFC 175, the Invicta FC featherweight champion will support the challenger against her nemesisL I think that Davis has a good ground game, I know the people who 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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Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp confirms that Cris Cyborg Justino will drop down to 135 pounds and talks about the UFC Fight Pass platform deal. Plus, is Chael Sonnen the "Willy Wonka" of the UFC? read news >>