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  • 11 days ago
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It appears Georges St-Pierre and Gina Carano are going to stick to taking fake punches for paychecks...at least for a bit longer. The former MMA champions were both recently cast in the remake of the 1989 Jean-Claude Van Damme classic Kickboxer, which ultimately played a large part in the action star's rise to popularity. According to a press release from JAZO PR, the two mixed martial arts superstars will join an ensemble cast of additional standouts from the combat sports realm that includes B read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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While talks between the UFC and Gina Carano appear to have stalled out, the former Strikeforce champion’s acting career has not. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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According to a press release from JAZO PR, Gina Carano has just been cast in the Kickboxer reboot, that will be released by Radar Films and star Georges St. Pierre, Jean-Claude Van Damme, David Bautista, Joe Schilling and "Bazooka" Joe Valtellini. The remake of the 1989 classic, Kickboxer, began production last week in New Orleans, and will also film in Thailand. Several MMA and kickboxing notables have already been cast in the remake including: former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierr read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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If Gina Carano is planning a return to MMA competition, she certainly isn’t slowing her acting career in preparation.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Three days removed from UFC 178, it feels as though Cat Zingano’s come-from-behind win over Amanda Nunes has been overshadowed by arguably bigger news. Maybe that’s to be expected. Very few MMA stories these days can stand up to the media hurricane that is Conor McGregor. Not many more have been able to hold a candle to Yoel Romero, Tim Kennedy and their unfortunately named “Stool Gate” controversy. To the extent any breathing room at all was left on the fringes, it was gobbled up by the disappo read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Cat Zingano officially put an end to any hopes of a Ronda Rousey-Gina Carano pairing in the immediate future with her technical knockout victory against Amanda read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Step aside, Gina. It no longer matters what Gina Carano is or isn't doing. The number one contender to Ronda Rousey's bantamweight championship title is now Cat Zingano, who earned that distinction with an impressive come-from-behind victory over Amanda Nunes on the main card of last night's (Sat., Sept. 27, 2014) UFC 178: "Johnson vs. Cariaso" pay-per-view (PPV) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. As confirmed by UFC President Dana White at the post-fight press conference: "Yes, read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – After a round of negotiations with Gina Carano failed to produce a contract, UFC President Dana White is all the more appreciative of Ronda Rousey.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC president Dana White sounds off on the difficulties of signing former Strikeforce champion and current movie actress Gina Carano. With dreams of a title fight between Ronda Rousey and Gina Carano temporarily shelved due to the latter's movie commitments, it looks like the UFC will have to resort to actually giving Rousey challengers who have A.) Made 135 lbs within the past 5 years and B.) Actually fought within the past 5 years. In an interview with Fox Sports, White expressed his frustrati read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Remember when Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White was flying to remote regions with a blank check to court former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko (and Vadummy) and still couldn't get a deal done? That was chicken feed. Especially when compared to the ongoing negotiations with female mixed martial arts (MMA) icon Gina Carano, who White told FOX Sports was the hardest human being he's ever dealt with, thanks to the "pain in the ass lawyers" charged with handling read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Looks like UFC President Dana White isn't particularly excited that women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano has opted to make more movies instead of stepping inside the Octagon. White went off on "Conviction" for her latest decision to film two new major motion pictures before the end of this year, per David Meltzer of MMA Fighting, telling Damon Martin of Fox Sports: We've dealt with (Brock) Lesnar, Tito (Ortiz), Chuck (Liddell) was f-----g king of the world, Ronda Rousey, we've pretty much done deals read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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At least for the moment, widespread rumors that Gina Carano plans to return to MMA and challenge UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey have subsided. That's because the former Strikeforce women's featherweight title challenger told MMA Fighting (h/t Yahoo Sports) that she plans on starring in a pair of movies, one in October and another in December. In mid-October, Carano will travel to Baton Rouge to begin filming heist flick Bus 657, a film that has a $22,000,000 budget and will feature read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The longer the cat and mouse game stretches out between the UFC and former Strikeforce star Gina Carano, the less likely it appears that Carano will be seen donning a pair of UFC gloves in the upcoming months. Speaking to media in Las Vegas on Thursday, UFC President Dana White referred to Carano as "the hardest human being we've ever dealt with." "I didn't see it coming," White said (via FOX Sports). "I don't know, we'll see how these things play out. Just incredibly difficult. We've dealt with read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Although it has been rumored Gina Carano will return to mixed martial arts to face UFC women’s bantamweight queen Ronda Rousey, the ex-Strikeforce titlist currently has other endeavors lined up for the second half of 2014. read news >>

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