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Cris "Cyborg" Santos willing to fight Strikeforce Champ Ronda Rousey at a a 140-lbs catchweight bout
Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey stays firm and insists that she will only fight Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos at 135-lbs. However ‘Cyborg’ said in her recent interviews that she is will only fight Rousey at a 140-lbs catchweight bout.Read the rest of the article »
Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos says she will only talk about Rousey, once she signs a contract of their well-awaited fight
MMA fans are waiting for Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos’ return to the cage, after her shocking suspension for testing positive for stanozolol, last December. Santos, a former Strikeforce women’s featherweight champion, is rumored to be fighting women’s bantamweight title holder, Ronda Rousey, in her comeback fight.Read the rest of the article »
CSAC overturns Cyborg's victory over Yamanaka to a "No Decision"
Strikeforce Women’s featherweight champion Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Santos had her license suspended after testing positive for steroids after her fight last December against opponent Hiroko Yamanaka in the event: “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal”. Cyborg “won” that bout via a 16 second technical knockout.Read the rest of the article »
Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos Willing to Drop to 135 lbs, Due to Lack of Opponents
The Brazilian born MMA fighter and Strikeforce Women’s Featherweight champion, Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos, has said in an interview that she is willing to drop down to 135 lbs from 145 lbs, due to lack of legitimate opponents.Read the rest of the article »
“Contract with @StrikeForce SIGNED! Stay tuned for next fight info!” --- Cris "Cyborg" Santos
Strikeforce women’s middleweight champion, Cris “Cyborg” Santos posted a tweet last Thursday, saying that she has re-signed a contract with the promotion. She last appeared on June 2010, wherein she defeated Jan Finney via technical knockout.
Earlier this summer, Cyborg opted to compete in a bout at Brazil and Singapore due to extended inactivity. However, she claimed that representatives from Zuffa called her and agreed to make further negotiations to keep her fighting for Strikeforce.
Now that Cris “Cyborg” Santos is totally back, who do you think should be her next contender?View Article Source »
Strikeforce is targeting December for Gina Carano's return. Will this be for real now?
After bowing out from her scheduled bout against Sarah D’Alelio, Gina Carano’s camp released a cryptic message: “Gina is feeling much better after having undergone some medical attention and is looking forward to getting back into training very soon. She would like to express thanks to Team Jackson for a wonderful training camp, Strikeforce, and the fans.”
The said statement made a round of speculation emerged with regards to the needed “medical attention” that forced her to pull out. According to Dave Meltzer at the Wrestling Observer, the media will have the chance to skirt the issue this December. Based from an additional statement last Saturday:
“The December Strikeforce show is set for 12/17. Gilbert Melendez vs. Jorge Masvidal for the lightweight title plus Gina Carano are targeted for that show.”
Gina Carano hasn’t fought since August 2009, following her lost against Cris “Cyborg” Santos. Prior to her supposed return in Strikeforce, the fighter appeared in Steven Soderbergh’s film — Haywire.View Article Source »
The recently proclaimed women's bantamweight champion, Meisha Tate, spoke regarding people's decision if she's the new face of women's MMA.
The co-event of the “Strikeforce and M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Henderson” held last Saturday seems to damage the career of the unbeatable Marloes Coenen, as Meisha Tate attained the Strikeforce bantamweight title by finishing her through an arm-triangle choke technique.
Though the new 135lb Strikeforce champion is getting much excitement from her new title belt, Meisha Tate pointed out that she is still keeping her feet on the ground and would not get too affected with the fame she’s entering right now.
See the video of Meisha Tate after her title fight victory against Marloes Coenen after the break.Read the rest of the article »
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