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Ronda Rousey 'Absolutely' Wants Cris Cyborg UFC Fight, Says Dana White

UFC President Dana White has said former bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey "absolutely, positively wants to fight" Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg. White was asked about the possibility of a highly anticipated clash between the pair by TMZ Sports: He said: "I can tell you this, Ronda wants to fight Cyborg. Show More Summary

John Dodson vs. John Lineker: A Head-to-Toe Breakdown

Two former 125-pound contenders who never met in the flyweight division will now meet in the main event of UFC Fight Night 96 in the hopes of becoming title contenders at bantamweight. John Lineker meets John Dodson is a bout MMA fans will be salivating over on Saturday. Every aspect of this fight is close to call. Show More Summary

Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez Announced for UFC 205: Latest Details, Reaction

Conor McGregor’s next fight will come against Eddie Alvarez on Nov. 12 at Madison Square Garden in New York as part of UFC 205. UFC president Dana White confirmed the match will occur on Tuesday during SportsCenter, per UFC Vice President...Show More Summary

Cris Cyborg Nutritionist: Controversial Birth Control Method Was Cleared by Doc

Birth control is indeed a not-so-secret weapon in Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino's weight-cutting arsenal. But it's not the only one, and the controversial method was cleared by a medical doctor first. That's according to George Lockhart,...Show More Summary

CM Punk's Legacy: Is Inexperience the Wave of the Future in MMA?

The problem with CM Punk was he’d never done this before. Well, that was one problem. Among the many other things hampering Phil Brooks during his MMA debut at UFC 203 this month was the fact the former professional wrestler was making...Show More Summary

Roy Nelson Apologizes For, but Doesn't Regret, Kicking Referee After Fight

It will be interesting to see how this one unfolds. UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson, after winning his bout with Antonio Silva on Saturday at UFC Fight Night 95, grew frustrated with referee "Big" John McCarthy for what Nelson believed was...Show More Summary

Charles 'Krazy Horse' Bennett Puts on Performance for the Ages at Rizin FF 2

At Rizin Fighting Federation 2, Charles Bennett talked the talk, then walked the walk, then talked the talk some more. And when it was all done, he had singlehandedly fashioned one of the most memorable MMA performances in recent memory. The...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 95 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 96

UFC Fight Night 95 is in the books. The results are as follows: Main Card on Fox Sports 1 (10 p.m. ET) Cris Cyborg def. Lina Lansberg, TKO (Round 2, 2:29) Renan Barao def. Phillipe Nover, unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) Roy Nelson def. Show More Summary

With Cris Cyborg, All the Drama Is Outside the Cage, and That Needs to Change

When it comes to Cris “Cyborg” Justino, all of the drama of fight week ends the moment she beats the scale. That’s the real fight; everything that comes afterward is a formality. When the fighter’s weight cut is more dramatic than the fight, there is a problem. Show More Summary

Cris Cyborg vs. Lina Lansberg Results and Reaction from UFC Fight Night 95

Cris Cyborg is a legitimate draw in MMA. She proved that at UFC 198 and, while the company has done everything in its power to pit fans against her, the UFC has never been above grabbing some easy money, and the bucks are beaucoup with...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 95 Results: Winners, Scorecards for Cyborg vs. Lansberg Card

This just in: Cris "Cyborg" Justino is still a destroyer of worlds. The most dominant woman in the sport of MMA picked up her 17th consecutive victory with a second-round TKO win over Lina Lansberg. Cyborg came out of the gates withShow More Summary

Kyra Batara and Manager Mom Brenda Are Ready to Conquer the World at Rizin FF

If you look at the record of Combate Americas atomweight Kyra Batara in a vacuum, it's not obviously impressive. Although she's on a three-fight win streak as she heads into her bout against Kanako Murata at Rizing Fighting Federation...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 95: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

The UFC returns to Brazil this Saturday night for UFC Fight Night 95. The event is headlined by a showdown between Cristiane Cyborg and Lina Lansberg. Cyborg, widely regarded as one of the most dominant fighters on the planet, will attempt to extend her 16-fight win streak by taking out promotional newcomer Lansberg. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 95: What If Cris Cyborg Lost?

No one is anticipating Cris Cyborg will suffer an upset at the hands of Lina Lansberg this weekend at UFC Fight Night 95. Actually, most people who've watched the Brazilian throughout her career aren't particularly prepared for the idea that she'll ever lose, period. Show More Summary

Invicta FC 19 Maia vs. Modafferi: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Highlights

Invicta FC is set for two title tilts Friday evening. Invicta FC interim flyweight champion Jennifer Maia will take on Roxanne Modafferi in the main event. The bout will determine a new undisputed champion after Invicta stripped Barb...Show More Summary

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Meets Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC 205 in Strawweight Defense

A second title fight has been added to UFC 205, and it’s full of consonants. Strawweight queen Joanna Jedrzejczyk (12-0) will defend her belt for the fourth time when she meets Karolina Kowalkiewicz (10-0) in New York's Madison Square Garden. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 95: Cyborg vs. Lansberg Fight Card, TV Info, Predictions, More

In her second UFC fight, Cris Cyborg returns to the Octagon on Saturday looking to extend her winning streak to six as she takes on UFC newcomer Lina Lansberg. UFC is seemingly creating a new division to accommodate Cyborg's size. The...Show More Summary

Khabib Nurmagomedov Taunts Eddie Alvarez, Conor McGregor Ahead of Next UFC Fight

UFC lightweight star Khabib Nurmagomedov has revealed he’s waiting on champion Eddie Alvarez to sign a contract sanctioning an upcoming bout and has also sent a message to featherweight champion Conor McGregor. The Russian is seeking...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 95 Predictions: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

Another weekend, another UFC event that lacks any star power. We're six weeks into what will go down as one of the most brutal slogs in MMA history, with UFC events on almost every single Saturday from here until year's end. BecauseShow More Summary

The Question: What Should the UFC Do with Cris 'Cyborg' Justino?

Cris “Cyborg” Justino, the same woman who UFC President Dana White once said “committed professional suicide, ” is about to make her second start in the Octagon. Indeed, she’s not just participating; she’s holding up Saturday's event. Show More Summary

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