Cat Zingano News

Jun 21, 2017 11:45 pm

Cat Zingano open to Holly Holm fight

While Cat Zingano may currently be on the sidelines recovering from an injury, she has continued to keep her name in headlines for her willingness to fight top ranked contenders. First it was Cris Cyborg, the woman who struggled to find an opponent for months, who Zingano was willing to fight. Unfortunately for ‘Alpha’ Cat...

Jun 2, 2017 9:15 am

Cris Cyborg will fight at UFC 214, but not against Cat Zingano

Recently, UFC women’s featherweight fighter Cris Cyborg has been campaigning for a fight, however despite her best efforts, she has yet to finalize a date and opponent for her next fight. While former women’s bantamweight title challenger Cat Zingano was willing to fight Cyborg, an injury is preventing ‘Alpha’ Cat from fighting. UFC President Dana...

May 30, 2017 12:24 pm

Cat Zingano reveals Cris Cyborg fight being discussed

Former UFC women’s bantamweight title challenger Cat Zingano has been absent from the Octagon for nearly a year. In her most recent Octagon appearance at UFC 200 in July of 2016, Zingano returned to the Octagon following a year long hiatus that followed her first round submission loss to Ronda Rousey. When she made her...

May 27, 2017 10:35 am

Cat Zingano reflects on UFC Athlete Retreat

This past weekend, the UFC hosted the first ever ‘UFC Athlete Retreat’ where hundreds of fighters congregated in Las Vegas for a weekend of all-inclusive fun and presentations. For the most part, the event went off without a hitch despite one physical altercation breaking out. With that being said, there was some tension at the...

May 15, 2017 6:05 pm

Cat Zingano calls for a featherweight tournament, Cris Cyborg responds

Cat Zingano calls for a featherweight tournament, Cris Cyborg responds This past December the Ultimate Fighting Championship made the exciting announcement that they would be introducing a women’s featherweight division to their lineup. Then in February, the promotion crowned their first ever women’s 145-pound champion in the form of Germaine de Randamie, who defeated former...

Jan 6, 2017 7:38 am

Cat Zingano rips disrespectful Amanda Nunes, eyes rematch

While Amanda Nunes may reign as the UFC women’s bantamweight champion, the only woman to beat Nunes inside the Octagon is none other than top ranked women’s bantamweight Cat Zingano. When Nunes joined the UFC in 2013, she immediately went on a 2-fight win streak as she TKOd Sheila Gaff and Germaine de Randamie in...

Jan 3, 2017 6:44 am

Amanda Nunes and Cat Zingano trade barbs on social media

On Friday night, in the main event of the stacked UFC 207, Amanda Nunes made her first successful defense of the bantamweight title she won from Miesha Tate in July. She did so with a 48-second mauling of women’s MMA trailblazer Ronda Rousey. With a firm grip on the UFC women’s bantamweight title, Nunes finds...

Oct 25, 2016 4:57 pm

Cat Zingano challenges WWE diva to a fight

Former title challenger Cat Zingano just called out someone for a fight on Twitter, but she’s not a UFC fighter. In fact, the woman Zingano called out doesn’t even train mixed martial arts. Zingano tweeted at WWE superstar Sasha Banks on Tuesday, to the confusion and delight of many. See how the exchange between Cat...

Oct 12, 2016 9:21 pm

BEEF! Cat Zingano and Amanda Nunes go to WAR on Twitter

News broke earlier today that current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will make her first title defense at December’s UFC 207 event in Las Vegas when she squares off with former title holder Ronda Rousey. Amanda Nunes is currently riding an impressive four-fight win streak, her latest being a title-capturing first-round submission victory over...

Sep 17, 2016 4:04 pm

Cat Zingano: “I love what I do & I’m here to do it”

Cat Zingano is in quite the peculiar place in the UFC’s women’s bantamweight division. While ‘Alpha Cat’ is ranked at #6 on the UFC’s official women’s bantamweight rankings, she holds a dominant TKO win over Amanda Nunes, who is currently the women’s bantamweight champion. In addition, Zingano holds a win over Miesha Tate, who Nunes...

Jul 2, 2016 6:27 pm

Cat Zingano eyeing rematch with Miesha Tate

At UFC 200 on July 9th, Cat Zingano will make her highly anticipated return to the Octagon against Juliana Pena. For Zingano, the fight will be her first since suffering her first professional loss at the hands of Ronda Rousey back at UFC 184 in early 2015. Ahead of her UFC 200 return, Zingano sees...

Jun 30, 2016 1:55 am

PHOTO | Cat Zingano shares her body transformation from 175 pounds down to 145

UFC women’s bantamweight contender Cat Zingano is set to fight in an exciting match at UFC 200 against Julianna Pena. Zingano’s last fight took place over a year ago when she lost to Ronda Rousey in a UFC title fight back in February 2015. Zingano was caught in one of Rousey’s signature armbars in the...

May 30, 2016 2:03 pm

VIDEO | Cat Zingano gives her thoughts on Miesha Tate being UFC champion

Back in 2013, Cat Zingano and Miesha Tate fought in the TUF 17 finale for a crack at Ronda Rousey’s bantamweight championship. Zingano won the bout in dominant fashion, finishing Tate in the 3rd round via TKO. Unfortunately, an injury forced Zingano out of her title fight with Rousey, and Tate was given the shot....

May 4, 2016 8:58 am

VIDEO | Cat Zingano training for UFC return

Its been over a year since Cat Zingano was in the Octagon. In her last Octagon appearance, Zingano infamously lost to Ronda Rousey via 1st round submission in just 14 seconds. Zingano took some time off to recharge, and let some lingering injuries heal, and will now make her return to the Octagon at UFC...

Apr 8, 2016 8:32 am

PHOTO | Cat Zingano vs. Julianna Pena promo poster

Since the UFC announced that Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor would have their highly anticipated rematch in the main event of UFC 200, they have continued to use quote posters to promote the event. While this has given way to quite a few meme posters regarding the event, the UFC has now released a new...

Apr 7, 2016 2:55 pm

Cat Zingano officially gets opponent for UFC return

Cat Zingano has been hyping up her UFC return for quite some time. While Zingano has remained silent regarding who she would be fighting, she promised fans that it would be an exciting fight that took place sometime around her birthday on July 1st, leading many to expect the fight to take place at UFC...

Mar 26, 2016 1:24 pm

VIDEO | Cat Zingano talks about “epic” return to the Octagon

It has been over a year since Cat Zingano was inside the Octagon. In her last Octagon appearance, Zingano was defeated by Ronda Rousey back at UFC 184. Since then, Zingano has taken time off from the Octagon to rest some injuries, in addition to spending time with her son and traveling the world! Footage...

Mar 17, 2016 8:17 am

Cat Zingano teases “damn good news”

While Cat Zingano hasn’t been in the Octagon since her UFC 184 submission loss to Ronda Rousey, the former title challenger reportedly has some good news. Zingano recently spent time in Thailand working on her striking in preparation for a return bout to the UFC, and it sounds as though she will get a chance...

Mar 8, 2016 7:55 am

Cat Zingano’s message to Dana White following UFC 196

Cat Zingano hasn’t been in the Octagon since her devastating UFC 184 submission loss to Ronda Rousey. Since then Zingano has taken the time to work on her standup skills in Thailand, while MMA fans have anxiously awaited her return. This past Saturday at UFC 196, Miesha Tate submitted Holly Holm in the 5th round...

Feb 19, 2016 3:12 pm

Cat Zingano reportedly close to returning to the UFC

It has been almost exactly a year since Cat Zingano lost her UFC 184 women’s bantamweight title fight to Ronda Rousey. Since then Zingano has been on an indefinite leave of absence, even going to Thailand to work on her striking. While there’s been no official word yet on when Zingano will return to the...

Feb 2, 2016 8:36 am

Pic This! Cat Zingano: Passing out tickets to the ‘gun show’ -Training Day-

Gun show at the Pattaya Military base! R&R in the sun and sand between training session… https://t.co/vVNsSRxl51 pic.twitter.com/eQTVJevEXs — Alpha Cat Zingano (@CatZingano) February 2, 2016 Alpha Cat Zingano is blowing this pic up with a little flexing and and a lot of fire power behind her. Zingano is seen in this pic in between...

Jan 30, 2016 7:16 am

WATCH! Cat Zingano shows off improved striking in Thailand

Cat Zingano hasn’t fought since her UFC 184 loss to Ronda Rousey nearly a year ago. Since then Rousey has lost the UFC women’s bantamweight championship, and Zingano has headed to Thailand to work on her striking skills. With Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate set for what is now UFC 196, and Zingano holding a...