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Kayla Harrison ‘disappointed’ Cris Cyborg didn’t join PFL, but she wasn’t ‘surprised’ by choice

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Kayla Harrison wants to go down as the greatest fighter in the history of MMA. But the only way the two-time Olympic gold medalist is going to achieve …read more

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UFC 243’s Megan Anderson hopes she can still fight Cris Cyborg in the future

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

MELBOURNE, Australia – Featherweight Megan Anderson talks about confronting mental health issues prior to her comeback, why she hasn’t let go of a fight with …read more

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Posted on October 5, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Julia Budd vs. Cris Cyborg title fight official

Cris Cyborg will fight Julia Budd for the Bellator featherweight title on January 25th at an event in Inglewood, California. Bellator announced this news during the Bellator 228 broadcast on …read more

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Cris Cyborg to make Bellator debut vs. champ Julia Budd in January

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Julia Budd will likely get her toughest test to date when she meets Cris Cyborg early next year in California. Cris Cyborg will fight for …read more

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Cris Cyborg set to make Bellator debut; challenges Julia Budd for belt

Bellator is set to deliver one of the most anticipated bouts in the history of women’s MMA on Saturday, January 25 at the “Fabulous” Forum in Inglewood, Calif. when reigning …read more

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Cris Cyborg, Julia Budd happy to clash for the title in January rather than delaying the inevitable 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Cris Cyborg will officially make her Bellator debut on Jan. 25 when she clashes with reigning featherweight champion Julia Budd at The Forum in Inglewood, …read more

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Cyborg Vs. Budd Official For Bellator Event This January

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After signing an exclusive deal with Bellator MMA earlier this month, former UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg will make her debut against …read more

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Cris Cyborg’s Bellator Debut Set, Will Fight For Title

Cris Cyborg is getting an instant title shot in Bellator. LA Times was first to report that Cyborg, the former UFC featherweight champion, will be taking on the champion, Julia …read more

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Posted on September 28, 2019, 3:46 pm By
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Julia Budd to Defend Bellator Featherweight Belt vs. Cris ‘Cyborg’ on Jan. 25

As expected, Cristiane Justino will challenge Julia Budd for the Bellator featherweight title in her promotional debut. …read more

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Cyborg Vs. Budd Expected To Headline Bellator Event This January

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After signing an exclusive deal with Bellator MMA earlier this month, former UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg will make her debut against …read more

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Cris Cyborg makes Bellator debut against featherweight champ Julia Budd on Jan. 25

The legendary Cris Cyborg will look to add a featherweight title in a fourth promotion when she makes her Bellator debut on Jan. 25.
The former 145-pound titleholder in the UFC, …read more

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Bellator's Scott Coker updates on Ryan Bader, Cris Cyborg, Ilima-Lei Macfarlane, Kyoji Horiguchi

LOS ANGELES – Bellator president Scott Coker hosted a media scrum following Thursday’s Bellator 228 media day, which took place at the host hotel ahead of Saturday’s card at The …read more

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Video: Scott Coker teases Cris Cyborg, Josh Barnett debuts, Bellator going to Japan

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

LOS ANGELES – Bellator President Scott Coker participated in a media scrum in advance of Saturday’s Bellator 228. He spoke about the promotional debuts of …read more

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Cris Cyborg talks possible pro wrestling career

Cris Cyborg is no stranger to making new career moves. Recently, she left the UFC to join Bellator, and now it seems the former champion has her sights set on …read more

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Cris Cyborg still open to crossover with WWE or AEW, but Bellator is main focus now

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Cris Cyborg has a lot of opportunities ahead after inking a new multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA.
Following a tumultuous relationship with the UFC, including a …read more

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Cris Cyborg confident Amanda Nunes rematch would go differently

Although Cris Cyborg is no longer in the UFC and recently signed with Bellator, she still hopes she can rematch Amanda Nunes one day.
The two fought back at UFC 232, …read more

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Bellator boss Scott Coker criticizes UFC’s treatment of Cris Cyborg

Bellator President Scott Coker isn’t impressed with the way the UFC handled the career of Cris Cyborg.
Cyborg, the former Strikeforce, Invicta and UFC featherweight champion, joined Bellator MMA earlier this …read more

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Scott Coker: UFC Never Committed To Cris Cyborg’s Weight Class

Bellator president Scott Coker feels the UFC dropped the ball on Cris Cyborg’s weight class. Cyborg competed under the UFC banner from May 2016 to July 2019. Throughout her time …read more

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Scott Coker: Cris Cyborg already one of the biggest stars in Bellator, UFC was never committed to her division

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

The moment Scott Coker found out Cris Cyborg was a free agent, he immediately began burning up the phone lines to get a deal done …read more

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Cyborg: Bellator Discovered ‘Real Talent’ At 145 Pounds Before UFC

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is happy to turn the page in her career and reunite with promoter Scott …read more

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Posted on September 14, 2019, 2:16 am By
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Cris Cyborg believes women’s featherweight is ‘one of the deepest in terms of talent’

Cris Cyborg officially signed with Bellator two weeks ago. The former UFC featherweight champion was released from the Las Vegas-based promotion after her UFC 240 bout — partly due to …read more

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'She's in the right place now': Bellator fighters line up to hail Cris Cyborg's arrival

The stars of Bellator 226 paid tribute to the newest member of the “Bellator family” as they hailed the signing of former Strikeforce, Invicta and UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris …read more

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Posted on September 12, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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Cris Cyborg explains why new Bellator deal is preferable to UFC deal

Cris Cyborg is happy to have parted ways with the UFC and inked a new deal with Bellator MMA. In fact, she says her new deal with Bellator includes a …read more

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Cris Cyborg ready for fresh start with Bellator after ‘draining’ relationship with the UFC 

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Cris Cyborg is more than ready to get a fresh start as part of the Bellator MMA roster.
Following a volatile ending to her relationship with …read more

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MMA Divorces Can Be Pretty Ugly

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White is no longer in the Cris Cyborg business, this much we know. While …read more

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Cris Cyborg on UFC departure: Dana White is a ‘liar’

Earlier this year, Cris Cyborg parted ways with the UFC. Based on UFC President Dana White’s telling of this highly publicized split, it was the UFC that decided to end …read more

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Posted on September 9, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Ex-UFC champ Cris Cyborg: 'Liar' Dana White lost me to Bellator acting like a divorce

SAN JOSE, Calif. – The red carpet was rolled out for ex-UFC, Strikeforce and Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg at Bellator 226, and she couldn’t be happier.
Cyborg also got in …read more

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Posted on September 8, 2019, 6:46 pm By
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Cris Cyborg gets title shot against Julia Budd in Bellator debut

Former UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg was introduced as the newest fighter on Bellator’s roster during Saturday night’s Bellator 226 event. The promotion also confirmed that Cyborg will be …read more

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Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes 2? Bellator chief Scott Coker is down, but he knows the deal

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Does Cris Cyborg’s move to Bellator mean the idea of idea of a rematch with the only woman who defeated her in the past 14 years …read more

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Why Ray Sefo believes Cris Cyborg chose Bellator over PFL

There were multiple bidders in play for Cris Cyborg’s services as a free agent. PFL was one of them.
The seasonal-based promotion would’ve benefitted enormously from Cyborg’s popularity. But PFL president …read more

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Posted on September 5, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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MMA Junkie Radio #2981: B.J. Penn, Cris Cyborg, Bellator 226, UFC 242 and more

Thursday’s edition of MMA Junkie Radio with hosts “Gorgeous” George and “Goze” is here!
Covered in Episode 2,981 of the podcast, the fellas preview Saturday’s big Bellator 226 event, B.J. Penn’s …read more

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Coker: Cyborg ‘definitely deserves’ immediate title shot for Bellator debut

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Bellator CEO Scott Coker is promising big things for newly-signed featherweight Cris Cyborg. Upon Cris Cyborg’s release from the UFC, Bellator CEO Scott …read more

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Scott Coker explains how Bellator will promote Cris Cyborg better than UFC

Former Strikeforce, Invicta and UFC champ Cris Cyborg is now a Bellator MMA fighter. The Brazilian legend signed with the Scott Coker helmed promotion this week.
Cyborg and Coker have a …read more

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Bellator’s Scott Coker On Signing Cris Cyborg: ‘We’ll Do This One Right’

Bellator president Scott Coker doesn’t plan to mess up his business relationship with Cris Cyborg. Yesterday (Sept. 3), it was revealed that Cyborg signed a multi-year deal with Bellator. Cyborg …read more

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What to make of Cris Cyborg signing with Bellator

Bellator signed MMA’s hottest free agent in years in Cris Cyborg. Here are five pressing questions, including potential opponents and whether joining the promotion was really her best option. …read more

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Cris Cyborg leaves UFC behind, signs Bellator MMA contract

Cris Cyborg has found a new home after leaving the UFC in the rearview mirror. Bellator MMA president Scott Coker announced on Tuesday that his promotion signed what he deemed …read more

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Cris Cyborg signs with Bellator MMA

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Cris Cyborg’s next chapter of her legendary career will be with Bellator MMA. Cris Cyborg and Scott Coker are reunited.
Bellator’s president announced on …read more

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Former UFC champion Cris Cyborg signs with Bellator MMA

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Cris Cyborg has ended her free agency.
The former UFC featherweight champion has inked a deal to join the roster at Bellator MMA where she will …read more

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Former UFC, Strikeforce champion Cris Cyborg signs with Bellator

The biggest free agent in MMA has a home.
Former UFC and Strikeforce champion Cris Cyborg has signed with Bellator, promotion president Scott Coker announced Tuesday afternoon on Twitter.
Coker’s announcement included …read more

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Cris Cyborg: No regrets about UFC departure, not ruling out Amanda Nunes rematch

At the conclusion of her UFC tenure, Cris Cyborg doesn’t have any regrets.
The former UFC featherweight champion, who had concluded her contract with the company but was in a period …read more

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Posted on August 31, 2019, 2:46 am By
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Cris Cyborg Has No Regrets After Leaving UFC, Proud To Have Created a Division

Former UFC featherweight champion Cristiane Justino Venancio, better known as “Cris Cyborg,” says she has no regrets after parting ways with the promotion earlier this month citing ongoing issues with …read more

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Cris Cyborg hints at where she’ll be signing, promises news soon

Cris Cyborg has parted ways with the UFC, and is now negotiating with other promotions in hopes of finding a setting for the next chapter of her illustrious career.
Speaking in …read more

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Posted on August 29, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Morning Report: Cris Cyborg gives update on her future, hints at where she will be signing

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

A few weeks ago, things between Dana White and Cris Cyborg finally came to a head. For weeks leading up to UFC 240, White had …read more

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Posted on August 29, 2019, 12:16 pm By
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Coker: Cyborg ‘is the GOAT of female MMA, period’

Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

Bellator CEO Scott Coker declares Cris Cyborg as the undisputed ‘GOAT’ of women’s MMA. There is already an ongoing debate about who the “GOAT” is …read more

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