Bellator debut for Cris Cyborg offers chance to begin a new chapter in drama-filled career story

Cris Cyborg will make her Bellator MMA debut on Saturday, Jan. 25, with the chance to capture the promotion’s women’s featherweight championship from current titleholder Julia Budd immediately upon arrival. It’s the right move for one of the top talents in the history of women’s MMA, and for a promotion Read more

Bellator 238 fight card — Julia Budd vs. Cris Cyborg: Predictions, how to watch, start time, odds

Following her unceremonious exit from UFC last year, Cris Cyborg is ready to begin the next chapter in her storied career. Saturday night at Bellator 238, the woman once considered the best female fighter on the planet will make her promotional debut when she steps into the cage to challenge Read more

Bellator 238 results, highlights: Cris Cyborg wins featherweight title in debut with TKO of Julia Budd

One fight into a deal Bellator president Scott Coker called maybe “the most lucrative contract in MMA history,” Cris Cyborg is the promotion’s women’s featherweight champion. Cyborg captured the championship with a stoppage of Julia Budd in the main event of Bellator 238 from The Forum in Inglewood, California, dominating Read more