Gina Carano’s Strikeforce contract expires in June, UFC still interested
The meeting did not produce a future boutÂ or a new contract, but the Zuffa fight boss told reporters at the ‘TUF Nations Finale’ that “Conviction”Â could still be octagon bound:
â€śShe wants to fight,â€ť he said. â€śLetâ€™s see if we come to deal or not and then weâ€™ll talk about Gina. Sheâ€™s under contract but that doesnâ€™t mean anything. Her contract with Strikeforce actually expires in June.â€ť
Gina Carano (7-1 MMA) hasnâ€™t fought since suffering the first loss of her career toÂ Cristiane â€śCyborgâ€ť Santos in August of 2009.
Carano is widely consideredÂ to beÂ the first face of women’s mixed martial arts.
AfterÂ stepping away from the sport of MMA, Carano has since found success in Hollywood, starring in movies such as Haywire, Fast and Furious 6 and In The Blood.
Props to MMAJunkie.com for the quote.