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Cris Cyborg Says She’s Grateful For Amanda Nunes Loss

Cris Cyborg is grateful for the last fight she had in the UFC.

Cris Cyborg is doing great things in Bellator. She is the reigning champ and is putting on amazing …read more

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Kayla Harrison 'in a fantastic position,' weighs potential fights with Amanda Nunes, Cris Cyborg

Two-time PFL champion and current free agent Kayla Harrison isn’t yet sure where she’ll compete next, but she’s excited by the multiple opportunities that could await.
Harrison (12-0) made it clear …read more

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Cris Cyborg Reflects On UFC Tenure, ‘I Was Never Welcomed From The Start’

Cris Cyborg is happy with her new home at Bellator and has no regrets about her time with the UFC.

Cris Cyborg is fresh off her third Bellator title defense. She …read more

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Posted on November 30, 2021, 2:16 am By
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[ARCHIVES] Scott Coker Wants “Female Tyson” Cyborg vs. Nunes 2

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On this day one year ago, Bellator President Scott Coker expressed his desire to see his pick for the WMMA GOAT, Cris Cyborg, face Amanda Nunes in a …read more

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Cris Cyborg explains how leaving the UFC for Bellator saved her MMA career

Bellator women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg explained in a recent interview how leaving the UFC for Bellator saved her MMA career. Cyborg was the former UFC women’s featherweight champion, but …read more

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Cris Cyborg looks back at Amanda Nunes loss as blessing in disguise: ‘It opened a door for other things’

Cris Cyborg fought Amanda Nunes in Inglewood, California, in December 2018. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Cris Cyborg was champion in every promotion she’s fought …read more

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She ‘beat Amanda Nunes’ - Cyborg likes Zingano as challenger

Cris Cyborg knocked out Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 271. | Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

Bellator featherweight champion Cris Cyborg believes UFC veteran Cat Zingano …read more

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Even with nothing to prove, Cris Cyborg isn't contemplating retirement: 'This is what I love to do'

Bellator featherweight champion Cris Cyborg may feel she has nothing left to prove in her career, but that doesn’t mean she’s ready to hang up the gloves any time soon.
Since …read more

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Posted on November 26, 2021, 4:46 pm By
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Watch Amanda Nunes face-plant Cris Cyborg to become two-division champ | Video

Amanda Nunes became the first woman two-division champion in UFC history when she knocked out Cris Cyborg at UFC 232 in 2018. Nunes is set to defend her bantamweight title …read more

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Cyborg open to Harrison super-fight at lightweight: ‘She knows where I am’ 

Cris Cyborg knocked out Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 271. | Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

Bellator champion Cris Cyborg would like to take on PFL …read more

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Cris Cyborg: Kayla Harrison copying Ronda Rousey by ‘saying my name so people know who she is’

Cris Cyborg defended the Bellator featherweight gold for the third time with a win over Kavanagh. | Lucas Noonan, Bellator

MMA legend Cris Cyborg wants …read more

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Cris Cyborg says Kayla Harrison reminds her of Ronda Rousey, would fight her at 155lbs

Bellator women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg says Kayla Harrison reminds her of Ronda Rousey, saying she would fight her at 155lbs. Harrison is currently a free agent find is looking …read more

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Kayla Harrison responds to Cris Cyborg, promises PFL isn’t out of the running to re-sign her during free agency

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Kayla Harrison could be considered one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in combat sports right now, but she’s not a household name just yet.
That’s …read more

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Gabi Garcia believes ‘There’s no way’ Kayla Harrison fights Cris Cyborg

Gabi Garcia isn’t buying the Kayla Harrison hype. The 31-year old two-time Olympic Judo gold medalist in Harrison is currently testing the free agency waters after an 11-0 career in …read more

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Gabi Garcia: ‘No chance’ Kayla Harrison beats Cris Cyborg in MMA

Undefeated fighter Gabi Garcia is in talks for a potential return to MMA in late 2021. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Brazilian jiu-jitsu legend Gabi …read more

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Cyborg: Kayla Harrison Is Pulling A Rousey

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Ronda Rousey talked about Cris Cyborg a whole lot but never signed on the dotted line to fight her. Is …read more

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Posted on November 23, 2021, 1:16 am By
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Cris Cyborg interested in facing Cat Zingano next, says it would be a “great fight”

Bellator women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg says she is interested in facing Cat Zingano next, saying it would be a “great fight.” Cyborg is coming off of a quick first-round …read more

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Bellator's craziest high-flying finishes of all time

Check out Bellator’s best high-flying finishes of all time, from jumping knees to big slams – including Michael Page, Cris Cyborg and Lyoto Machida.
Bellator doesn’t give out “of the Night” bonuses …read more

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Cris Cyborg thinks Cat Zingano would be a great next fight: 'The girl beat Amanda Nunes'

Bellator women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg thinks Cat Zingano is a logical next fight for her.
Fresh off her first-round knockout of Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 271, Cyborg (25-2 MMA, 4-0 …read more

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How Kayla Harrison fight talk is giving Cris Cyborg serious Ronda Rousey vibes

Bellator women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg might be experiencing a bit of déjà vu.
Back when Ronda Rousey began her rise to becoming the next big thing in women’s MMA, it …read more

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Miesha Tate: Bring Kayla Harrison and Cris Cyborg to Featherweight Division | UFC Vegas 43 Video

Former women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate spoke during the UFC Vegas 43 Media Day on Wednesday and talked about overcoming Covid, Amanda Nunes, and the featherweight division.

The UFC women’s featherweight …read more

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‘U Fight Cheap’ - Cris Cyborg criticizes UFC in light of new financial earning reports

Cris Cyborg knocked out Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 271. | Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images

Former UFC champion Cris Cyborg tweeted her thoughts on …read more

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Cris Cyborg throws shade at UFC after recent quarterly report

Cris Cyborg is happy to no longer be with her old home of the UFC. Reports from MMA Fighting were released on Monday regarding a historically profitable year for the …read more

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Posted on November 16, 2021, 3:46 am By
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Cris Cyborg praises Sinead Kavanagh following KO win at Bellator 271: “One of the toughest women I’ve ever met”

MMA legend Cris Cyborg praised Sinead Kavanagh following her KO win at Bellator 271, calling her “One of the toughest women I’ve ever met.” Cyborg took on Kavanagh in the …read more

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Bellator 271 post-event facts: Cris Cyborg leads Bellator champs in defenses

Cris Cyborg continued her reign of terror on Friday with another dominant title defense against Sinead Kavanagh in the Bellator 271 main event.
Cyborg (25-2 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) recorded her third …read more

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Cris Cyborg after Bellator 271: If Kayla Harrison 'really wants to fight me, she knows where I'm at'

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Cris Cyborg dismantled Sinead Kavanagh in 92 seconds on Friday night to retain her women’s featherweight title at Bellator 271, which is nothing new at this stage …read more

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Kayla Harrison: 'The greatest compliment I can give to Cris Cyborg is that I want to fight her'

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Could Cris Cyborg and Kayla Harrison be on a collision course toward a future fight? Maybe, maybe not. But they were in the same building for the …read more

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Bellator 271 results: Cris Cyborg starches Sinead Kavanagh to defend title, entertains Kayla Harrison

Was there every any doubt about the Bellator 271 main event?
Cris Cyborg asserted her dominance as Bellator women’s featherweight champion once again Friday night, knocking out Sinead Kavanagh in the …read more

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Twitter reacts to Cris Cyborg's quick KO of Sinead Kavanagh to defend title at Bellator 271

Cris Cyborg defended her women’s featherweight title for the third consecutive time when she beat Sinead Kavanagh in Friday’s Bellator 271 headliner.
Cyborg (25-2 MMA, 4-0 BMMA) continued her dominance since …read more

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Knockout! Cyborg Demolishes Kavanagh In 90 Seconds!

Another day at the office for Cris Cyborg, another knockout victory to added to her already-impressive mixed martial arts (MMA) resume. The Bellator MMA women’s Featherweight champion held on to …read more

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Posted on November 13, 2021, 5:46 am By
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Bellator 271: Twitter reacts to Cris Cyborg’s brutal 92-second KO of Sinead Kavanagh

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Cris Cyborg knocked out Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 271. On Twitter, MMA media reacted to the finish. In her quickest title defense yet, …read more

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Bellator 271 results: Cris Cyborg knocks out Sinead Kavanagh, welcomes cageside Kayla Harrison

Bellator featherweight champ Cris Cyborg threw her team’s gameplan out the window and decided to slug it out with boxer Sinead Kavanagh, slinging leather until she found Kavanagh’s chin and …read more

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Cris Cyborg downplays Kayla Harrison talk, welcomes PFL star to ‘come to my home’ at Bellator 271

Cris Cyborg looks to defend her Bellator title for the third time Friday in Florida. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Cris Cyborg is fully focused …read more

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Sinead Kavanagh says Cris Cyborg ‘playing mind games’ ahead of Bellator 271: ‘She didn’t want this fight’

Sinead Kavanagh | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Sinead Kavanagh is out to make history at Bellator 271 on Friday night, aiming to dethrone featherweight queen …read more

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Bellator 271 faceoff video highlights: Cris Cyborg, Sinead Kavanagh have tense staredown

MIAMI –  Cris Cyborg and Sinead Kavanagh were all business during their final faceoff ahead of their Bellator 271 championship bout.
The women’s featherweight title fight goes down Friday night at …read more

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Bellator 271 predictions: Is anyone picking against all-time great Cris Cyborg?

Cyborg
vs.
Kavanagh
Fortune
vs.
Vassell
Gonzales
vs.
Pico
Blencowe
vs.
Sorenson
Cleveland
vs.
Mowry

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
2021: 190-104

Cyborg
(76%)

Fortune
(73%)

Pico
(76%)

Blencowe
(58%)

Mowry
(83%)

John Morgan
@MMAjunkieJohn
2021: 194-100

Cyborg

Fortune

Pico

Blencowe

Mowry

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
2021: 188-106

Cyborg

Fortune

Gonzales

Blencowe

Mowry

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
2021: 184-110
2014 Champion

Cyborg

Fortune

Pico

Blencowe

Mowry

Dan Tom
@DanTomMMA
2021: 182-112
2020 Champion

Cyborg

Fortune

Gonzales

Blencowe

Mowry

Nolan King
@mma_kings
2021: 182-112

Cyborg

Fortune

Gonzales

Blencowe

Mowry

Matt Erickson
@MMAjunkieMatt
2021: 181-113

Cyborg

Fortune

Pico

Sorenson

Mowry

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
2021: 177-117

Cyborg

Fortune

Pico

Sorenson

Mowry

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
2021: 177-117
2018 Champion

Cyborg

Fortune

Gonzales

Sorenson

Mowry

George Garcia
@MMAjunkieGeorge
2021: 172-122

Cyborg

Fortune

Pico

Sorenson

Mowry

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
2021: …read more

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Sinead Kavanagh says Cris Cyborg is playing ‘mind games’ ahead of Bellator 271 title fight

Cris Cyborg puts her featherweight title on the line against Sinead Kavanagh in the Bellator 271 main event in Hollywood, Fla. on Friday. In the days leading up to …read more

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Bellator 271 pre-event facts: Cris Cyborg looks to continue Bellator reign of terror

Bellator returns to Florida for the first time since March 2013 on Friday with Bellator 271, which takes place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood. The …read more

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Cris Cyborg open to Kayla Harrison fight, but not chasing it: 'I don't have any problems with Kayla'

MIAMI – Cris Cyborg is focused solely at the task at hand. That’s Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 271.
However, when it comes to who’s the best woman on the planet today, …read more

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Three things to watch at Bellator 271: Cyborg's dominance, Pico's winning streak and the rise of Fortune

Bellator 271 offers another showcase for Cris Cyborg and a chance for Aaron Pico to graduate from prospect to contender. …read more

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Harrison Hopes To Fight “Irrelevant” Cyborg Down The Line

Despite describing Cris Cyborg as “irrelevant” to her current journey, PFL star Kayla Harrison has revealed her desire to fight the Bellator champion down the line.

Whilst she may have only …read more

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Bellator 271: Make your predictions for Cris Cyborg vs. Sinead Kavanagh

We want your predictions for Friday’s Bellator 271 event in Florida.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for each bout below, …read more

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Cris Cyborg Sends Encouragement to Claressa Shields Following First Loss

Cris Cyborg has sent some encouraging words to PFL’s Claressa Shields.

Current Bellator featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is reaching out to a fellow fighter with some praise. Cyborg took to …read more

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Cyborg Weighs Impact Of CTE After Slew Of Domestic Violent Arrests

Bellator featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is drawing attention to Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and its effects on fighters.

CTE is a progressive brain condition created by repeated head traumas that …read more

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Cat Zingano reacts to Cris Cyborg’s next title fight with Sinead Kavanagh

Cris “Cyborg” Justino has her next challenger for her Bellator featherweight crown… and it isn’t Cat Zingano as many anticipated. Bellator President Scott Coker broke the news on Wednesday that …read more

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Cris Cyborg vs. Sinead Kavanagh headlines Bellator 271

Cris Cyborg stands in the cage for her featherweight world title fight against Julia Budd at The Forum on January 25, 2020 in Inglewood, California. | Photo by Jayne …read more

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Cyborg Vs. Kavanagh To Headline Bellator 271

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Scott Coker conjures Cyborg vs. Kavanagh in a Bellator Featherweight title fight at Bellator 271. Cris Cyborg vs. Sinead Kavanagh …read more

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Cris ‘Cyborg’ to Defend Featherweight Belt Against Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 271

Cristiane Justino will make her next featherweight championship defense against Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 271. …read more

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Cyborg defense Nov. 12; 'Pitbull' vacates title

Bellator women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg will defend her title Nov. 12 and men’s lightweight champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire has vacated his title, the promotion announced Wednesday. …read more

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Cris Cyborg to defend title vs. Sinead Kavanagh at Bellator 271 on Nov. 12

Cris Cyborg has a date and opponent for her third title defense.
The Bellator women’s featherweight champion is set to take on Ireland’s Sinead Kavanagh Nov. 12 at Bellator 271 from …read more

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Cris Cyborg set to defend Bellator women’s featherweight title against Sinead Kavanagh

One of the best women’s fighters of all time, Cris Cyborg is set to defend Bellator the women’s featherweight title against Sinead Kavanagh. Bellator president Scott Coker revealed the news …read more

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Cris Cyborg vs. Sinead Kavanagh featherweight title fight set for Bellator 271

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Cris Cyborg’s will put her title on the line next month.
Bellator president Scott Coker announced on Wednesday’s edition of The …read more

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