Category: Featherweight Division

UFC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg looking every inch the superstar on set of espnW

UFC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has fast become the organization’s newest top female star. Since her title victory last month, it’s been non-stop media for the dominant Brazilian. Today she posted a picture of herself on Continue reading “UFC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg looking every inch the superstar on set of espnW”

Who is the UFC’s most drug tested female of 2017 so far?

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, also known as USADA, officially partnered with the UFC in June of 2015 to establish the UFC Anti-Doping Program. The program, designed to protect the health and safety of athletes as well as the integrity of the sport, has since tested 550 mixed martial artists around the globe. Athletes are subject to random test, at any time, in and out of the competition.

So far in 2017, USADA has conducted 4,630 anti-doping tests for 694 athletes. Check out the numbers below to see how many times some of your favorite female fighters have been randomly tested by USADA. Continue reading “Who is the UFC’s most drug tested female of 2017 so far?”

Cindy Dandois says she has been released from the UFC

Cindy Dandois (8-3) made her long-awaited UFC debut in April of this year against Alexis Davis. Though she didn’t walk away with the win, she was eager to get back in the octagon and give it another go. Unfortunately, it looks like after just one fight in the organization she will not be getting another opportunity. Dandois took to Instagram moments ago to express her disappointment Continue reading “Cindy Dandois says she has been released from the UFC”