Gina Carano isn't a fighter. She hasn't been a fighter since 2010. And she lost her last fight.
If you're like me, your last memory of Gina Carano as a mixed martial artist was hoping referee Josh Rosenthal would have the heart to stop Cris Cyborg from beating her half to death.
This was five years ago, or nearly so, and Carano was undefeated going into the fight. She was considered an underdog to Justino (then Santos), but only slightly so. That seems so very silly now, doesn't it? Hindsight is more
Conor McGregor, Donald Cerrone, Ronda Rousey, Gina Carano, Nate Diaz, and PEDs are all in the news. In other words, it was just another week in the mixed martial arts world.
So as you get ready for Ultimate Fight Night 46 (or read this afterward, whatever), let's jump right into another edition of Fightweets.
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I gave the nod to Ronda Rousey at the year's midpoint. No one was acting like Sara McMann or A 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
Dana White hasn't had this much trouble trying to sign a fighter since Va-dummy laughed in his face at some remote Russian outpost.
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White was grilled by the mixed martial arts (MMA) media last Saturday night (July 26, 2014) at the UFC on FOX 12 post-fight press conference (watch it), as reporters wanted to know if he made good on his promise to "get that f---ing deal done."
His answer? "It's compl 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