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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, both women are well aware that neither is the same fighter they were six years ago. The last time the...

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 partner come May 21 when she rematches Leslie Smith. Of course, the first time these two ladies crossed paths was...

Bellator 256 Adds Cat Zingano vs Olivia Parker

Bellator 256 has added Cat Zingano in a featherweight match up against Olivia Parker in a match that could put the winner in line for a fight with Cris Cyborg according to ESPN. Bellator 256 is headlined by the light heavyweight World Grand Prix quarter-final bout between Ryan Bader...

Disney CEO Says Firing Of Gina Carano Unrelated To Political Affiliations

After a broad spectrum of emotions for all parties involved, the firing of Gina Carano reverberated across the world of Hollywood, and the CEO of Disney claims the action has nothing to do with political motivations. As one of the first pioneers of women's mixed martial arts, Carano's name...

Cyborg: There Is No Such Thing As A WMMA GOAT

Bellator women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg does not consider herself the greatest of all time in large part because she does not believe such a thing even exists. Cris Cyborg’s run of going on a 13-year winning streak is one the most respected feats in MMA history. It is this...

Scott Coker Wants “Female Tyson” Cris Cyborg vs. Amanda Nunes 2

Bellator President Scott Coker would love for Cris Cyborg to have a rematch against Amanda Nunes to prove who is the greatest female mixed martial artist of all time. Tonight, “Iron” Mike Tyson will be “competing” for the first time in over 15 years when he takes part in an...

Kayla Harrison Would “Jump At The Chance” To Fight Cris Cyborg

Kayla Harrison would be thrilled to share the Octagon with WMMA legend Cris Cyborg if provided the opportunity. Kayla Harrison is coming off another dominant performance last week at Invicta FC 43 when she battered Courtney King for a TKO finish. What makes this finish particularly noteworthy isn’t the promotion...

Cris Cyborg Confident Bellator’s Featherweight Division Will ‘Be The Best Division In Women’s MMA’

Cris Cyborg believes Bellator's featherweight division will soon be considered the best division in all of women's MMA. Cyborg is set to headline Bellator 249 against Arlene Blencowe which will be her first title defense. Cyborg won the title in her Bellator debut against Julia Budd and is glad to...

Cris Cyborg Reveals The Worst Thing About Losing To Amanda Nunes

Bellator women's featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has gone into detail on the worst thing about her loss to Amanda Nunes. Cyborg was the reigning UFC women's featherweight title holder. She took on Nunes back in Dec. 2018. Nunes was the women's bantamweight champion going into the bout, so she was...

Cris Cyborg Not A Fan Of UFC’s Private Island Plans

Bellator women's featherweight champion Cris Cyborg feels the UFC should exercise patience. The coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll globally. Lives have been lost and businesses have shut down at least temporarily. During a time of uncertainty, UFC president Dana White has attempted to push forward with events. He claims...

Top 5 MMA Fights Of Q1 2020

As we come to the end of the first quarter of the year in MMA, there have been a few fights that have happened that are deserving of being considered “Fight of the Year.” However, with the second quarter of the year in MMA being postponed due to the...

Josh Thomson Thinks Cris Cyborg Would ‘Dismantle’ Amanda Nunes In Rematch

While the possibility of Amanda Nunes vs. Cris Cyborg II is out the window, Josh Thomson thinks a rematch would play out far differently. Back in Dec. 2018, Nunes stunned the MMA world. She ran through Cyborg in 51 seconds to score the knockout win. In the process, Nunes became...

Miesha Tate Heaps Praise On Cris Cyborg Following Bellator Title Win

Miesha Tate is in awe of Cris Cyborg's ability to adapt even at this stage of her career. Cris Cyborg made her UFC exit and went after Bellator gold. She ended up being successful in her quest, stopping Julia Budd to capture the women's featherweight title. Tate believes the win...

Bellator 238 Salaries: Julia Budd Earns More Than Cris Cyborg

The Bellator 238 salaries are in and the numbers might be surprising to some. In the main event of Bellator 238, Cris Cyborg challenged Julia Budd for the women's featherweight championship. Cyborg scored a fourth-round TKO victory to become the new Bellator women's 145-pound ruler. Budd actually had a bigger...

Scott Coker Praises Cris Cyborg Following Bellator Title Win

Bellator president Scott Coker believes Cris Cyborg validated his opinion that she is the greatest female mixed martial artist of all time. Cyborg made her Bellator debut this past Saturday night (Jan. 25). She challenged Julia Budd for the promotion's women's featherweight title. Just as she did in the UFC,...