- UFC women's featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has been openly campaigning for a fight against former bantamweight champ Holly Holm, and she recently stepped it up a notch by accusing Holm's JacksonWink team of being a team full of performance-enhancing drug users. Upset with how much she is being tested by USADA, Cyborg took to Twitter to advocate for equal testing for her and her future opponents. Even though she hasn't reached a bout agreement with Holm, Cyborg then took aim at JacksonWInk:
On Tuesday, Holm took to Instagram to respond, saying that she, too, has been tested a lot by USADA this year:
RepostBy @hollyholm: "I've actually just wasted a minute of my life on this video." (via #InstaRepost @EasyRepost)
- The UFC announced today that Michelle Waterson will return to fight Tecia Torres at UFC 218 on Dec. 2 in Detroit. Waterson (14-5) is ranked sixth in the strawweight division and was seemingly on her way towards a title shot before losing to Rose Namajunas in April to snap a two-fight win streak. "The Karate Hottie" has seen her popularity rise this year as she has been featured in ESPN's "Body Issue" and as reported last week will appear on the next season of MTV's The Challenge. Torres (9-1) is coming off a submission win over Julianna Lima in July, after which she called out Waterson.
- A documentary on the rise of Conor McGregor will reportedly get a one-day theatrical release in the United States. "Conor McGregor: Notorious" will be available at U.S. theaters on Wednesday Nov. 8, one week after it's first released in Ireland. The documentary was shot over four years and covers McGregor's entire career. It will cover McGregor's time as a plumber, then his entire UFC career, and climax with his fight against Floyd Mayweather this past summer.