Tag Archives: Cris Cyborg
Amanda Nunes: Dana White ‘wants to end’ featherweight division but ‘as long as I’m champion, I want it open’

Amanda Nunes holds two UFC belts since she knocked out Cris Cyborg at featherweight. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Amanda Nunes isn’t ready to say …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Posted on May 4, 2021, 7:16 pm By
Categories: MMA News Tags: , ,
Julia Budd expects to shine at Bellator 257

Following a loss to Cris Cyborg in January that cost her the Bellator featherweight championship, and the onset of the coronavirus lockdowns, for former titleholder Julia Budd getting an opportunity …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Video: Cat Zingano believes her resume justifies shot at winner of Cris Cyborg vs. Leslie Smith 2

Bellator featherweight Cat Zingano spoke about her big win at Bellator 256 and her thoughts about facing the winner of Cris Cyborg vs. Leslie Smith 2, which takes place at …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Cat Zingano's focus is on a title fight against Cris Cyborg; first, she needs to win on Friday

Cat Zingano’s goal is to get a title fight against Cris Cyborg, but she needs a victory on Friday to get closer to the opportunity. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Posted on April 7, 2021, 7:16 pm By
Categories: MMA News Tags: ,
Cris Cyborg vs. Leslie Smith To Headline Bellator 259 On May 21

Cris Cyborg will make her first appearance of 2021 when she headlines Bellator 259 against Leslie Smith. Bellator featherweight champion Cris Cyborg will be standing across from a familiar dance …read more

Source:: MMANews

Cris Cyborg and Leslie Smith Say They Are Both Better Than Before

Cris “Cyborg” Justino is scheduled to face Leslie Smith at Bellator 259 on May 21, and even though the two have faced off before, with Cyborg walking away the victor, …read more

Source:: MMANews

Cyborg’s Message To ‘Bones’ And Other Dana-Haters: Come to Bellator!

Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

Amidst another week where UFC pay and poor treatment is making headlines, Cris Cyborg reminds fighters there’s another promotion happy …read more

Source:: MMAMania

Posted on April 4, 2021, 1:16 pm By
Categories: MMA News Tags: ,
Leslie Smith expects Cris Cyborg to be improved at Bellator 259 – but not as much as she will be

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – When Leslie Smith gets back in the cage with Cris Cyborg next month, it will have been more than five years since the two crossed paths.
The first …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Cris Cyborg hopes Bellator's 145-pound division starts to grow after Smith rematch booking

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The featherweight division has arguably the least amount of depth of any of Bellator’s women’s weight classes, but its champion hopes that soon will change.
Cris Cyborg (23-2 MMA, …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Posted on April 3, 2021, 7:16 pm By
Categories: MMA News Tags: ,
Cyborg vs. Smith 2 headlines Bellator 259

Cris Cyborg after defeating Julia Budd at Bellator 238. | Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

The second title defense of Cris Cyborg comes against …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Cris Cyborg vs. Leslie Smith rematch tops Bellator 259 fight card

LOS ANGELES – BELLATOR MMA and SHOWTIME Sports today announced BELLATOR 259 on Friday, May 21, will be headlined by a featherweight championship rematch pitting current 145-pound titleholder and the top-ranked women’s pound-for-pound …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Cris Cyborg vs. Leslie Smith 2 headlines Bellator 259

Bellator featherweight champion Cris Cyborg’s second title defense will be a rematch against Leslie Smith.
Bellator announced on Friday during the Bellator 255 broadcast the second meeting between Cyborg and Smith, …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Cris Cyborg headlines Bellator 259 in rematch with Leslie Smith

One of the most dominant female fighters in MMA history will return this spring in a rematch.
Cris Cyborg (23-2 MMA, 2-0 BMMA) will put her women’s featherweight title on the …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Bellator unveils official divisional rankings; Patricio Freire, Cris Cyborg top pound-for-pound lists

It’s official. Bellator has rankings for the first time in the organization’s history.
On Monday, Bellator launched and made public the promotion’s official divisional rankings, along with men’s and women’s pound-for-pound …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Bellator releases inaugural rankings, Patricio Pitbull and Cris Cyborg top P4P lists

Bellator released its inaugural rankings and Patricio Pitbull and Cris Cyborg have topped the promotion’s pound-for-pound rankings lists. Bellator announced the first-ever edition of its promotional fighter rankings on Monday. …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com

Cris Cyborg reacts after Dustin Poirier opts for McGregor trilogy over UFC title shot: “A fight with Conor just became more prestigious than the promotional belt”

Cris Cyborg was one of many pro fighters who took notice when Dustin Poirier opted for a trilogy bout with Conor McGregor over a UFC title shot. After Khabib Nurmagomedov …read more

Source:: BJPenn.com