UFC President Dana White is hopeful he’ll get Gina Carano signed next week. And when it happens, he plans to have her fight Ronda Rousey for the bantamweight title.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
Makes perfect sense.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has doggedly pursued former Strikeforce attraction and current Hollywood actress Gina Carano, in an attempt to book her against reigning UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey.
This, despite the fact that "Conviction" is coming off a loss and has not competed since 2009.
Cristiane Justino, meanwhile, has been brushed aside by the Las Vegas fight boss, despite cries from the mixed martial arts (MMA) universe to more
UFC president Dana White will meet with Gina Carano again on Monday. If a deal gets done, don't be surprised if it includes an immediate shot at champion Ronda Rousey. more
Dana White seems confident that Gina Carano will sign a UFC contract next week and will face Ronda Rousey in an immediate title shot, possibly as soon as December.
Gina Carano potentially signing a UFC deal has been one of the most oft reported stories of 2014. UFC president Dana White has said that they are in negotiations with Carano's team, the negotiations fall apart, Carano goes on late night talk shows and discusses the potential of a deal, nothing happens and so on.
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Hollywood star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson was asked by UFC.com to discuss a variety of topics including Rousey vs. Carano, and whether he was interested in transitioning to MMA competition. Hardly anybody have had the opportunity to work with arguably WMMA's two biggest stars, Ronda Rousey and Gina Carano, whether in professional competition or in the entertainment business. Dwayne ‘The Rock' Johnson is one of those few people, and was asked by UFC.com to offer his thoughts on the potential clash more
UFC President Dana White recently met with the former face of women’s mixed martial arts, Gina Carano, in an attempt to negotiate her contract, so that she may fight in the UFC’s Octagon for the first time. Talks are still underway.
White told MMA Weekly (h/t Yahoo Sports) that if a deal was made, Carano would most likely face the current face of women’s MMA, undefeated UFC bantamweight champion and Olympic judo medalist Ronda Rousey.
Regarding an immediate title shot, White stated, "I think so. more
A few months ago, Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino vowed to retire Ronda Rousey the same way she did Gina Carano, and she isn’t backing down from that promise.
Rousey, who knocked out Alexis Davis in 16 seconds at UFC 175 on Saturday night, is bathing in the spotlight as a UFC champion and the current face of women’s MMA. As UFC President Dana White once put it in an interview with Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com, the women’s bantamweight division is the “Ronda Rousey show.”
But it wasn’t always that more
Between Holly Holm, Invicta FC, and now Gina Carano, there has never been a better time to be a fan of women's MMA.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White has been teasing the return of former face of women's mixed martial arts (MMA), Gina Carano, for several months. And while talks "stalled" as recently as last week, it sounds like they've started again.
In a big way.
Not long after the promotion inked a new deal with undefeated former boxer Holly Holm (more on that here), Wh more
Expect to see Gina Carano added to the UFC's roster by the end of next week. According to ESPN's Brett Okamoto, UFC President Dana White and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta will meet with Carano next week in Los Angeles, and a deal is expected to be made on the spot. Add this to the UFC's recent signing of undefeated striking phenom Holly Holm, and it's clear that the organization is committed to shining a spotlight on women's MMA moving forward.
"One down, one to go," White told ESPN. "I'm going to meet w more