Archive: Cat Zingano

Jul 23, 2014 9:19 am

Cat Zingano Fires Back At Upcoming Opponent For Blatant Disrespect

  Top female bantamweight, ‘Alpha’ Cat Zingano is fed up with Amanda Nunes running her mouth. Nunes has been on a media tour, hexing the UFC’s bantamweight division and doing her best Chael Sonnen impersonation in the process. (See all that HERE). Cat took to twitter with the following: Keep running your mouth @Amanda_Leoa ,...

Jul 23, 2014 6:39 am

Amanda Nunes: ‘I’ll punch Ronda Rousey and make her give up’

Of all the people that were amazed and impressed by Ronda Rousey’s recent 16-second knockout of Alexis Davis, there were a few that didn’t find the feat to be all that great. One of the nay-sayers is possible title contender, Amanda Nunes. Nunes is scheduled to battle Cat ZIngano on September 27th in Las Vegas,...

Jul 22, 2014 1:57 pm

Amanda Nunes Looks To KO Zingano And Take Rousey’s Belt

Amanda Nunes believes extending her win streak to 3 with a win over Cat Zingano in September will put her in the running for a shot at Ronda Rousey’s bantamweight title. Nunes spoke with MMAFighting.com to talk about how she is going to prove she is ready for a shot against Rousey. “I want to...

Jul 22, 2014 1:24 pm

RUMOR: Ronda Rousey’s Ex Training Cat Zingano

Cat Zingano will be making her return to the UFC in September to fight Amanda Nunes. Should Zingano win, she will be given a title shot at bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. A member of the UnderGround stumbled across a picture Zingano had posted on her personal Twitter of herself and her son along with two...

Jul 21, 2014 7:26 pm

A Look At Brutal Finishes From Rousey’s Biggest Threats

With the recent signing of Holy Holm, the return of Cat Zingano, and the signing of Gina Carano on the horizon, there is much talk as to who the biggest threat is to Ronda Rousey’s UFC bantamweight title. Lets take a look at some of the most devastating finishes from Rousey’s biggest threats. First we’ll...

Jul 20, 2014 7:07 pm

Nunes Wants To KO Zingano And Earn Title Shot

“I want to show in this fight that I’m ready for Ronda and for the title. This is the fight that I needed to prove I’m ready to fight for the UFC title… She will keep it standing, and that’s what I want, but as soon as she feels my hands, she will try to...

Jul 14, 2014 3:33 pm

Amanda Nunes ‘100% Sure’ She Can Beat Rousey

Amanda Nunes will be fighting Cat Zingano at UFC 178 in September. The fight will serve as Zingano’s return to the UFC after a layoff that lasted over a year due to a knee injury. Nunes is 2-0 in the UFC, and should she defeat Zingano, will likely get a title shot, given that Zingano...

Jul 10, 2014 11:40 pm

Zingano Returns! Set To Fight Nunes In Vegas

UFC No. 1 contender, Cat Zingano is finally set to return to action following a rough run-of-things on the sidelines. While prepped for a possible title fight, a Ronda Rousey injury has put that prospect too far out. Rather than wait for what’s hers, Zingano has agreed to fight the very dangerous Amanda Nunes. The...

Jul 7, 2014 2:18 pm

Cat Zingano Hits 14 Second Flying Armbar In JiuJitsu Tournament

‘Alpha’ Cat Zingano hit a flying armbar at Grapplers Quest JiuJitsu tournament this past weekend on a surgically repaired knee. Check out the awesome footage below: Zingano is 8-0 in her professional MMA career, and 1-0 in her UFC career with her win coming via TKO against Miesha Tate back in April of 2013 before...

Jun 17, 2014 12:22 pm

Miesha Tate: ‘I would straight up kill Caraway if he hit women’

Several weeks ago a rumor began swirling that Bryan Caraway decided to elbow Cat Zingano while trying to leave his seat at a UFC event while backstage. Miesha Tate addressed the rumors on Fox Sports saying: “I don’t believe it happened at all. But if it did, it was someone else. At the very, very...

Jun 5, 2014 6:43 am

Cat Zingano Hinting at a Possible September Return Against Amanda Nunes

Extremely good news for all of the Cat Zingano fans of the world: the latest news is that Zingano is eyeing a UFC return in September. Cat Zingano has gone through the worst imaginable year, starting with the injuries to both of her knees (requiring PRP and stem cell treamtments) that kept her sidelined for...

May 27, 2014 5:08 am

Cat Zingano No Longer Getting UFC Title Shot

Former #1 contender and would-be TUF coach, Cat Zingano will once again have to prove herself worthy of a shot at UFC gold. After being sidelined more than a year with injury, UFC President Dana White has now confirmed she is no longer in the immediate title picture. FOX’s Damon Martin has it: Dana White...

May 9, 2014 10:21 am

T.J. Grant’s Trainer Wants Cruz and Zingano Removed From Rankings

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC Lightweight T.J. Grant hasn’t seen the Octagon since May of 2013 when he knocked out Gray Maynard in the beginning of the first round, extending Grant’s win streak to five. The fight served as a lightweight title eliminator and it appeared Grant would fight Anthony Pettis in December of 2013, however...

May 6, 2014 4:08 pm

Cat Zingano Receives Medical Clearance To Train

Top female bantamweight fighter, Cat Zingano announced today that she has received clearance from her medical team to resume training. Zingano, who made her UFC debut with a brutal stoppage over Miesha Tate, was originally slated to coach ‘The Ultimate Fighter Season 18’ opposite Ronda Rousey and promised a title shot for her Tate victory....

Apr 16, 2014 8:37 pm

Dana White on #1 Contender Cat Zingano: She’s Out For a While…

Sara Kaufman expressed interest in fighting #1 ranked Cat Zingano after her decision victory against Leslie Smith. Cat Zingano has been sitting on the sidelines for quite some time now after a tragic year. Zingano was forced out of her coaching role on ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ last year after she suffered a knee injury. Miesha...

Mar 10, 2014 11:30 am

VIDEO | Zingano Willing To Fight Cyborg Or Rousey

“I think a fight against Cyborg would be fun… When the time comes, I’m going to be ready, absolutely. I feel strong, I feel like I’m gonna come out ready to fight. I know Ronda had said something about maybe fighting in the end of the summer and I think that sounds pretty good to...

Mar 3, 2014 7:53 pm

Rumor Has It: Could the Big Announcement Be A Super Fight for Rousey?

Women’s Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is, according to UFC President Dana White, “the biggest star in UFC history.” Her talent is unprecedented and in a league of insanely talented women, she’s still miles apart from an opponent that seems to be equal to her skill. Her recent bout with Sara McMann at UFC 170 brought...

Feb 26, 2014 11:41 am

Zingano Camp Says Cat Could Be Ready By June To Face Rousey

It seems as if the stars are starting to align for top UFC bantamweight, Cat Zingano. After losing her TUF coaching stint and title shot due to injury she also was forced to  endure the very unfortunate and untimely death of her husband. Now on the mend, both physically and emotionally, her manager Ed Soares,...

Jan 16, 2014 8:53 pm

CALL TO ACTION | Fund To Help the Zingano Family

Donations are being accepted online to help the Zingano family cover expenses after Mauricio Zingano, Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt and husband to UFC women’s bantamweight contender Cat Zingano (above), committed suicide Monday night.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA BJPENN.COM wants to call on all the members of Penn Nation to help out UFC fighter,...

Jan 14, 2014 7:44 pm

Cat Zingano Releases Statement on Husband’s Death

UFC Women’s Bantamweight contender Cat Zingano recently received terrible news, when her long-time husband Mauricio Zingano was found dead in his house on Monday, possibly from a suicide. She recently released a statement to MMAWeekly.com, saying: Late yesterday evening, I learned that my husband and soul mate of seven years, Mauricio Zingano, has passed away....

Jan 14, 2014 12:53 pm

Cat Zingano’s Husband Found Dead at 37, Suicide Likely Cause

Tragic news is just hitting the MMA world today, as we learn of the death of Cat Zingano’s husband, Mauricio Zingano. Zingano was just 37 years old when he was found dead in his Westminster, Colorado home Monday night. There is currently no cause of death determined in the case, but the Jefferson County coroner’s...

Dec 31, 2013 12:01 pm

2013 Year In Review: The Fights That Made You a Fan

2013 was packed with spectacular fights that did absolutely nothing short of top last year’s unparalleled excitement. This was certainly a great way to announce to the world that it was the UFC’s 20th anniversary and that things were only going to get bigger from here. As a fight fan for almost 4 years, I...

Dec 31, 2013 11:22 am

QUICK TWITT | Female Challengers Respond To Rousey vs. McMann News

Cat Zingano (pictured) is the UFC’s true bantamweight title challenger, but that hasn’t stopped her from being passed up twice now for a shot at Ronda Rousey. Not the UFC’s fault, but many would argue that next inline, if not Zingano, would be Alexis Davis. Davis however didn’t get the nod to face Rousey either...

Dec 31, 2013 9:25 am

PHOTO | UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann Poster

After Ronda Rousey successfully defended her UFC women’s bantamweight title last Saturday at UFC 168 against Miesha Tate, it was announced that her next opponent would be Olympic silver medalist Sara McMann. This is unfortunate news for Cat Zingano, who was promised a title shot against the champion after her recovery from a knee injury....

Dec 27, 2013 8:37 am

Dana White: Cat Zingano Is Still The Number One Contender

It could have been Cat Zingano stepping into the cage this Saturday against UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey at the biggest card of the year, UFC 168. Unfortunately for her, after her TKO victory over Miesha Tate at the Ultimate Fighter Season 17 Finale early this year, she injured her knee. Due to this,...

Dec 21, 2013 9:55 am

Ronda Rousey: It Will Be Nice Not Having To Deal With Miesha Anymore

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey looks to defend her UFC title for the second time next Saturday at UFC 168 when she faces her rival Miesha Tate. To Rousey, a victory in this fight will be a relief, as she feels she will no longer have to worry about Tate, who has been a...

Dec 13, 2013 8:35 am

QUICK TWITT | Bantamweight Contender Cat Zingano Back To Training

Female bantamweight contender Cat Zingano should be preparing for her title shot against Ronda Rousey right now. Instead, the UFC’s true number one contender is out on the sidelines rehabbing a knee injury that forced her out of her TUF coaching gig and title shot. However, good news on the Zingano front has now come...

Dec 5, 2013 8:21 am

Cat Zingano injury update: Cleared to train, wants the winner of Rousey vs. Tate 2

UFC women’s bantamweight title contender, Cat Zingano (8-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC), finally got some good news following her latest visit with her physician, who revealed that “Alpha” was cleared to resume jiu-jitsu training, as well as light pad work, with full clearance expected for March 1, 2014. Naturally, Zingano was thrilled by the news (via...

Nov 14, 2013 10:44 am

EXCLUSIVE (Part 3) | Cat Zingano Gives Her Take On Fighting Cain Velasquez

“I may get my butt kicked,” UFC women’s bantamweight fighter Cat Zingano said about fighting UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, “but he’d definitely remember we got in a fight.”   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA It was a passing comment that became an internet sensation when UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey told reporters that she...