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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
18 days ago  |  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Tito Ortiz will no longer represent Cris Cyborg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

Dana White: ‘Cyborg’ “Literally Committed Professional Suicide”

If you had hopes to see UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey clash with Cris ‘Cyborg’, maybe it is time to move on. According to UFC President Dana White, ‘Cyborg’ has taken some baffling decisions, including hiring Tito Ortiz as her manager, that will likely keep her from even facing Ronda Rousey in the UFC. “Slim to none,” White said of the UFC potentially pursuing...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Weekend in Violence 3 Stars: Invicta FC 6 Edition

There is a cage in Kansas City where the toughest female athletes in the world compete for much more than wins and losses, or belts. They also compete for a spot on this list! The greatest honor any fighter in the world can earn. Check out our 3 stars from the fights that took place this past weekend inside of Kansas City's historic Memorial Hall. 1st Star - Cris Cyborg...
Via hov-mma
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Post Invicta FC 6 event thoughts

I'm an equal opportunities MMA enthusiast. Whether the competitors are male or female I judge fights on the level of enjoyment they give me, or lack there of. If a promotion puts on a quality event it doesn't bother me whether it's all male fights, all female fights or if its called UFC, WSOF, Invicta etc. I really enjoyed Invicta FC 6. You won't hear me saying ...
Via hov-mma
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Invicta FC 6 weigh-in results: Cyborg vs. Coenen title fight official

The Phoenix Girls (image via @julesk_fighter) One night before they do battle inside of the cage, 22 female competitors stepped onto the scale inside of The Freedom Roadhouse to attempt to make things official. Unfortunately, young KO artist Veronica "Heartbreaker" Rothenhausler was unable to attend as she was not medically cleared for her preliminary card battle against...
Via hov-mma
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Invicta FC 6 Cyborg vs. Coenen 2 Fight Card and Preview

Invicta Fighting Championships has released a preview video for the highly anticipated featherweight rematch between Marloes Connnen and Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos, which takes place Saturday night on PPV.  Watch the preview below: The Invicta FC 6 lineup includes: Main Card (Pay-per-view/Ustream, 9 pm EST) Marloes Coenen vs. Cristiane Santos – for inaugural featherweight title...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Invicta FC 6 Tickets on Sale Now

Tickets priced from $35, for the highly-anticipated Invicta FC 6 women’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) world championship doubleheader event at Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City on Saturday, July 13, are on sale online at TicketFly.com.   In the main event of the stacked 13-bout card, ferocious KO artist and pound-for-pound sensation Cris Cyborg (11-1, 1 [...]
Via BoneSnapper.com
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Invicta FC 6: Cyborg vs. Coenen 2 Tickets On Sale Now

Invicta FC has announced that the tickets for their highly anticipated sixth event have officially gone on sale. The event features a rematch between former Strikeforce featherweight champ Marloes Connen and Cris Cyborg Santos as they attempt to crown the first ever Invicta FC featherweight champion. Marloes Coenen is riding a two-fight win streak after her bantamweight title fight...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Rousey vs. Santos fell apart due to money

Cristiane Cyborg vs. Ronda Rousey is the fight that won’t go away. The biggest WMMA fight that the UFC could make has taken on a life of its own. While fans were always led to believe that weight kept these two apart a new report claims that the real issue was the money.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Invicta FC 6 Rumors

Date: July 13, 2013 Location: Kansas City, Missouri Venue: Ameristar Casino Hotel Broadcast: Online pay-per-view MAIN CARD (Online PPV, 10 p.m. ET) Marloes Coenen vs. Cristiane Santos - for inaugural featherweight title Carla Esparza vs. Ayaka Hamasaki - for strawweight title Sarah D’Alelio vs. Lauren Taylor Jennifer Maia vs. Leslie Smith Jessica Penne vs. Nicdali Rivera...
Via BoneSnapper.com
May 06, 2013  |  Discuss

News: Invicta FC 6 Announced For July 13, Full Line-up Revealed

Following a successful fight card earlier this month, Invicta Fighting Championships has announced the full line-up for their upcoming Invicta FC 6 card this July. The card is scheduled for yet another championship double-header with the inaugural featherweight title fight between Marloes Coenen and Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Santos as well as a strawweight title fight between Carla...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Cris Cyborg vs. Marloes Coenen 2 booked for Invicta FC 6

Maybe the change of scenery will do Marloes Coenen some good. Just over three years ago, "Rumina" went toe-to-toe with Cristiane Santos Justino at Strikeforce: "Miami," losing by way of third-round technical knockout (TKO). As luck would have it, "Cyborg" followed her to the Invicta FC promotion and they'll hook 'em up for a second time this...
Via Juiced Sports Blog
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Invicta 6: Cyborg vs. Coenen

Invicta 6: Cyborg vs. Coenen When: June 29th, 2013 Where: TBD How: Online Pay-Per-View Who: Marloes Coenen vs. Cristiane Santos (For inaugural Invicta featherweight title)
Via 5thRound.com
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Invicta FC 5 Results

In an unforgettable night of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) action, Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson (11-3) of Albuquerque, N.M. submitted Jessica Penne (10-2) of Huntington Beach, Calif. with an armbar in the fourth round of their main event showdown to become the new Invicta Fighting Championships world atomweight (105 pounds) champion at Ameristar Casino Hotel [...]
Via BoneSnapper.com
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Invicta FC 5: Penne vs. Waterson Results and Live Coverage

Invicta Fighting Championships returns to action tonight from the Ameristar Hotel and Casino for arguably their deepest fight card to date. With two title fights headlining the card and notable stars Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos, Sarah Kaufman, Zoila Gurgel and Bec Hyatt, this is easily one of the most stacked events in WMMA history.  Check back here at 7:00pm EST for updates results...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

'India' Gomes out, Muxlow in to face 'Cyborg' at Invicta 5

Ediane "India" Gomes was just weeks away from the opportunity of a lifetime. Gomes was riding a four-fight winning streak into a featherweight title eliminator against one of the best female fighters of all-time in Cristiane "Cyborg," but an untimely rib injury has forced "India" to wait on the sidelines.  Stepping in for Gomes will be Queensland...
Via hov-mma
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Cris Cyborg now faces Fiona Muxlow at Invicta FC 5

Pound for pound great and vicious KO artist Cris Cyborg (10-1, 1 NC) of Curitiba, Brazil will square off with  rising star Fiona Muxlow (6-2) of Townsville, Queensland Australia in a featured featherweight (145 pounds) bout at the Invicta Fighting Championships women’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) world championship doubleheader event at Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City after...
Via BoneSnapper.com
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

What if Ronda Rousey loses at UFC 157?

The UFC has never invested more in a fighter than they have in Ronda Rousey and with good reason. Rousey has gotten the company more publicity in a shorter time than any fighter in UFC history. However, will it be all for nothing if Liz Carmouche can pull off the upset at UFC 157?
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Cris Cyborg Signs With Invicta Fighting Championships

Pound-for-pound great and devastating featherweight (145 pounds) KO artist Cris Cyborg (10-1, 1 NC) of Curitiba, Brazil has signed a multi-fight agreement with women’s world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion Invicta Fighting Championships, it was announced tonight on “Inside MMA” on AXS TV.   Cyborg will make her Invicta FC debut against streaking submission ace and [...]
Via BoneSnapper.com
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Cris 'Cyborg' signs with Invicta FC, Debut set for April 5th

Former Strikeforce Women's Featherweight Champion and pound-for-pound Queenpin Cristiane 'Cyborg' Justino seemed closer to disappearing into obscurity than ever contending for a title again. Tonight someone in her camp finally came to their senses and got the right deal done. Or maybe it was all done by design. Cyborgs manager UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz is no stranger...
Via hov-mma
February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Ronda Rousey: ‘Cryborg’ Santos needs attention to stay ‘relevant,’ doesn’t have options like her

Perhaps the biggest women's mixed martial arts (MMA) fight that could possibly be made at the moment will probably never see the light of day anytime soon. With Cristiane Santos' recent request to be released from her Strikeforce contract with Zuffa — parent company of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) — and her unwillingness (or anatomical inability) to drop down...
Via Juiced Sports Blog
February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Cyborg Santos says no Rousey, no UFC

Cristiane Cyborg Santos is done dancing. If the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Dana White aren’t willing to meet her halfway on her demands for a catchweight fight with champion Ronda Rousey, she would rather fight somewhere else.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
February 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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