Cris Cyborg vs. Leslie Smith II set for Bellator 259 on May 21st.

Cyborg

A Bellator featherweight title rematch between former-foes, Cris Cyborg and Leslie Smith has been added to Bellator 259 on May 21st. — five years after their initial matchup under the UFC’s banner back in 2016. Attempting to lodge the second defence of her 145-pound title, Cyborg most recently appeared at Bellator 249 in October of […]

Opinion – 10 Must-See MMA Matchups In 2021

MMA

2020 has brought with it some fantastical stylistic matchups the mixed martial arts world over. Even during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve witnessed some of the most entertaining, history rivalling fights in the history of the sport. Most recently, Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno, Paul Felder vs. Dan Hooker, Josh Emmett vs. Shane Burgos — […]

Ex-UFC champion Miesha Tate open to grappling showdown with Cris Cyborg

Tate

Former UFC bantamweight champion, Miesha ‘Cupcake’ Tate has revealed recently that she would be open to a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu matchup opposite the decorated current Bellator featherweight titleholder, Cris Cyborg. Tate, who announced her retirement from professional mixed martial arts with immediate effect following her UFC 205 unanimous decision defeat to one-time title challenger, ‘Rocky’ Raquel […]

Report: Cris Cyborg vs. Arlene Blencowe set for Bellator 249 on October 15th.

A featherweight title clash between recently minted titleholder, Cris Cyborg, and Australian striking ace, Arlene ‘Angerfist’ Blencowe is slated to take main event status at Bellator 249 on October 15th. – from the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Attempting the first defence of her 145-pound throne, decorated Brazilian Muay Thai ace, Cyborg looks to […]

Felicia Spencer returns to the UFC Octagon on Feb 29th, 2020 in Norfolk

Felicia Spencer makes her return to the UFC octagon February 29th, 2020 in Norfolk Virginia. Felicia Spencer had an amazing 2019 with winning her UFC debut fight against Meg Anderson and going toe to toe with Cris Cyborg. Felicia left UFC 240 without a win but, won an army of fans by showing her heart […]

Bellator’s Jessica “Black Widow” Borga: YouTube Exclusive

We have the pleasure to sit down with Bellator’s Jessica “Black Widow” Borga. We talk about her victorious debut fight with Bellator, who & when she wants to fight next and so much more! Subscribe to the Fight Bananas YouTube Page!! https://youtu.be/5Cd7mfi0zjE

A evolution in the female division for Bellator MMA

Humongous news came out of Bellator MMA this week with the signing of Cris Cyborg. Bellator President Scott Coker told media that Cyborgs new deal is “record-breaking” and he can’t wait to “promote her once again”! When Ronda Rousey walked into the octagon for the UFC in February of 2013, a evolution was born for […]

Winners from UFC 240, What’s Next?

Main Event Max Holloway defeated Frankie Edgar in the Featherweight division via unanimous decision My next matchup would be: Max Holloway vs Alexander Volkanovski for the UFC Featherweight Championship Cris Cyborg defeated Felicia Spencer in the female Featherweight division via unanimous decision     My next matchup would be: Cris Cyborg vs Amanda Nunes for […]

Fight Bananas Podcast 33 – Felicia Spencer & Megan Cawley

Fight Bananas Podcast made a road trip to The Jungle to interview UFC 240 co main event fighter Felicia Spencer & Invicta FC 36 fighter Megan Cawley. We have tons of fun talking about Felicia Spencer fighting in Canada at UFC 240 vs Cris Cyborg. Also, discuss Megan’s debut fight on UFC Fight Pass at […]