Undefeated UFC women's bantamweight Holly Holm (7-0) has no problem with women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano getting an immediate title bout against Ronda Rousey despite five years away from the cage. The former three-division boxing champion spoke her mind on Friday's edition of ESPN's The Weigh-in column. Carano has been on the big show before, so she can handle the pressure. There are a lot of girls who have been working hard for a shot who might deserve it a little more than someone who has been more
With the line between athlete and entertainer becoming more blurred each year, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson finds himself working alongside some of MMA's biggest stars. Having filmed Fast & Furious 6 with Gina Carano and Fast & Furious 7 with UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, who better to pick a would-be matchup between the two than Johnson?
"Come on, man, you can't ask me that," Johnson told UFC.com. "That's like asking me, "Hey, Rock, which side of your handsome face do you like be more
SAN JOSE – Former Strikeforce standout Gina Carano is still on the UFC’s radar, but UFC President Dana White fell short on his targeted goal of closing a deal this week.Filed under: News, UFC more
From Yahoo Sports: Rousey is again carrying the promotional workload for this title fight, but what she'd really like is a fighter with the same star power. 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
UFC President Dana White told ESPN.com that he is focused on hashing out the contract situation with Gina Carano within the next week.
After adding Holly Holm to the UFC roster a few days ago, Dana White is now focused on securing another famed women's fighter in Gina Carano.
The UFC President revealed that he will be meeting with the former Strikeforce featherweight champion's lawyer next week to resume contract negotiations. He expressed a keen interest in finalizing the deal as soon as possib more
Fresh off of signing undefeated mixed martial artist and 18-time world boxing champion Holly Holm, the UFC turns its attention to inking a deal with former Strikeforce champion Gina Carano. more