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Bellator In Preliminary Talks With Gina Carano

Everybody in the MMA world thought Gina Carano to the UFC was a lock. Let’s pump the brakes just a bit. MMAFighting.com is reporting that Carano and Bellator are in preliminary talks for her to return to MMA with the idea of the promotion reviving the women’s division. No deal between the parties has been reached as rumors were circulating that an agreement was agreed upon. Hmm...
Via Between The Ropes
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Cris Cyborg bantamweight debut coming to Fight Pass this December

Invicta FC featherweight champion and the former #1 P4P female fighter on the planet, Cris Cyborg, will be making her bantamweight debut this December. Invicta President Shannon Knapp confirmed with MMAJunkie that Cristiane Justino will fight at Invicta FC 10 against a TBD opponent. Invicta recently made a deal with the UFC to air all of their fight cards on the promotions online...
Via Fight Booth
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Invicta FC Will Now Be Airing Their Shows On UFC Fight Pass

It was announced a short time ago that all women’s MMA promotion, Invicta Fighting Championships will now be airing their shows on UFC Fight Pass with the first show expected to air in late summer. The UFC has made it clear that they didn’t buy Invicta and they are just airing the shows on Fight Pass. Invicta and the UFC made the announcement by a press release. UFC FIGHT PASS...
Via Between The Ropes
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 172 Preview Show

UFC 172 takes place on tonight from the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. The main event features UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones defending against Glover Teixeira. The co-feature has Phil Davis facing the returning Anthony Johnson in light heavyweight action. For our UFC 172 preview, we talk to MMAFightCorner.com writer and Fox Sports 670 AM Radio Host Heidi Fang...
Via Between The Ropes
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jorina Baars Defeats Cris Cyborg to Become New Lion Fight Welterweight Champion

Jorina Baars used beautifully destructive Muay Thai techniques to defeat the pure power of Cris Cyborg to become the first Lion Fight women’s welterweight champion. Many, including commentator Michael Schiavello, were calling this fight possibly the greatest one in women’s combat sports. Many people like to hate on Cyborg for various reasons. Whether you root for or against her...
Via Fight Booth
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cris Cyborg To Drop To 135 Pounds And Wants To “Retire” Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey tonight makes the third defense of her UFC women’s bantamweight championship as she defends against Sara McMann in the main event of UFC 170. If Rousey is victorious tonight, her next title defense is unknown at this time. Her longtime rival Cris Cyborg would like to get that crack at Rousey. The reason the fight hasn’t taken place yet is that Cyborg had refused...
Via Between The Ropes
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cyborg ready for drop to 135, plans to ‘retire’ Rousey

After getting Tito Ortiz out of her life (good move), top ranked featherweight Cris ‘Cyborg’ is ready to make the biggest pay day of her life by dropping down to 135 lbs. Ortiz screwed up Cyborg’s shot at Rousey by playing hardball the wrong way when he tried to get the UFC in bed with his client. Saying that your fighter could potentially die if she got down to the proper...
Via Fight Booth
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tito Ortiz will no longer represent Cris Cyborg

In a selfless move, UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz released a statement earlier today explaining that he’s no longer interested in holding back Cris Cyborg in her professional endeavors. Check it out below: “I can live with Dana not liking me but what I can’t live with is Dana using me to hurt someone else. I’ve taken abuse and maybe I deserved some of it but Cris is a beautiful...
Via Fight Booth
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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