Archive: Gina Carano

Sep 25, 2014 11:11 am

Carano Skips Rousey Bout For More Movies

Sorry fight fans, Carano vs. Rousey won’t be happening. At least not this year. MMAFighting.com reports: It looks like the UFC is going to have to look at the current active roster for the next opponent for Ronda Rousey, as Gina Carano will be filming two movies between now and the end of the year....

Aug 31, 2014 7:54 am

White Still Confident On Carano, Backs Off Rousey Talk

UFC President Dana White is expecting WMMA pioneer Gina Carano to have an answer by the first week of September as to whether or not she will be signing with the UFC. However now it seems that Carano may not be getting an immediate title shot upon her potential signing. White spoke to media members...


Aug 25, 2014 9:31 am

Carano Wants Rousey Fight At 135 Pounds

UFC President Dana White said that fans can expect an answer from Gina Carano on whether or not she will be signing with the UFC in the first week of September. In the mean time, we are left to speculate as to whether or not a superfight between the WMMA pioneer and Ronda Rousey will...

Aug 24, 2014 9:23 am

Rousey Insists “Carano Is Worst Style Matchup”

With the potential signing of Gina Carano coming up in the first week of September, UFC women’s bantmaweight champion Ronda Rousey spoke on how a potential fight with her and Carano would go. “Gina is the worst style matchup for me possible,” Rousey told MMAjunkie. “She’s the only girl that I feel like has the...

Aug 24, 2014 8:23 am

White Confirms Carano Deal Close, Hopes For More Progress In September

With rumors circling last week that Gina Carano had signed with Bellator, UFC President Dana White explained to fans and media where he was in his quest to sign the WMMA legend to a UFC contract. He spoke with MMAJunkie: “It’s complicated, but I think it’s close. I had a plan, but now I don’t...

Aug 18, 2014 5:16 pm

Coker Confirms Contact With Carano Camp

“If you look at our past, we have always believed in female fighting. Whether it was back in the kickboxing days on ESPN, I was the first person to do female fighting in the state of California in mixed martial arts; which was the Gina Carano vs. Elena Maxwell fight. And we did some big...

Aug 17, 2014 5:30 am

Teammate: Ronda Beats Carano In One Round, Fight Not Even Close

“I mean right now, I don’t think anyone could match up with Ronda. I really don’t believe anyone can fight, (or) not even come close to fight Ronda Rousey. She’s on a tear. If it’s Gina Carano then yeah, you know. I see an easy night. “First round again.” In a recent interview with Submission...

Aug 13, 2014 8:23 pm

Ronda Rousey Ready To Fight Cyborg Right Here, Right Now!

“I’m down to fight her at any moment. If she walked in here right now I’d push kick her with a heel if that’s what really needed to go down. It’s all up to Dana [White], it’s all up to UFC and it’s all up to her.”

Aug 13, 2014 7:49 am

Rousey Defends BFF After first Career Defeat

Over the weekend, one of MMA’s most highly touted prospects, Marina Shafir suffered a crushing 37-KO loss. (Replay HERE) And while Shafir is one of the sport’s most watched up-and-comers, she’s also the best friend of UFC champion Ronda Rousey. Ronda took to instagram with messages of support for her friend and teammate. Check it:...

Aug 12, 2014 8:21 am

Scott Coker Denies Rumors Of Signing Gina Carano

Coker told me yesterday Carano hasn't signed w BMMA. Whatever the case, the reaction to yesterday's rumors proves she's still quite popular. — Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) August 12, 2014 Bellator MMA President Scott Coker is denying yesterday’s rumors that WMMA legend Gina Carano has signed with Bellator. However, what is interesting is that Bellator confirmed...

Aug 11, 2014 6:30 pm

Rumor: Gina Carano Signed With Bellator

WMMA pioneer Gina Carano may have signed with Bellator according to several rumors. Dana White said several weeks ago that he was very close to reaching a deal with Carano which would lead to a fight with Ronda Rousey. Bellator middleweight Brian Rogers Tweeted Bellator had an announcement to make tomorrow: Friends, Fans & haters...

Aug 7, 2014 7:16 am

Rousey: Gina Carano My Toughest Fight To Date

“My coach said from the start that Gina is the worst style matchup for me. I’m not just saying that. I don’t have to worry about fighters outmuscling or overwhelming me or catching me on the mat. The only thing I have to worry about is the one-punch knockout. And out of all of the...

Aug 5, 2014 8:27 am

Couture Thinks Matchup Between Rousey And Carano Is “Silly”

When UFC President Dana White said he was bringing back Gina Carano and wanted her to fight Ronda Rousey immediately for the title, there was an imaginary line immediately drawn in the sand. Those that wanted to see the fight given Carano’s legendary status, and those that thought the fight was pointless given Carano’s time...

Jul 27, 2014 12:25 pm

White Backs Off Carano Talk – “It’s complicated”, says the UFC Boss

  A very short, and seemingly agitated, Dana White was quick to turn reporters off the Gina Carano topic yesterday when pressed by the assembled media. This comes on the heels of White stating just last week that they would fly to L.A. and get the deal done without issue. Last night at the press-conference...

Jul 24, 2014 9:04 pm

The Rock Explains Why He Passed On An MMA Career & Who He Thinks Takes Jon Jones

“I always have my eyes on the champions, specifically the heavyweight and light heavyweight champs. Cain Velasquez is an animal with the type of heart and conditioning that makes me want to run through a wall at 3 a.m. and do my cardio and training. My buddy Jon Jones is a very special fighter who...

Jul 24, 2014 12:25 pm

Gina Carano UFC Deal Near Complete

The possible signing of Gina Carano has generated a lot of news recently. The excitement of having the pioneer of women’s MMA joining the UFC has definitely excited fans, and the rollercoaster ride of signing, not signing, and signing again has certain thrown fans for a loop. However, UFC President Dana White hinted last week...

Jul 24, 2014 6:41 am

‘The Rock’ Breaks Down Potential Carano vs. Rousey Bout

Having worked in Hollywood with both Gina Carano and Ronda Rousey, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson was asked to predict the outcome of this potential UFC Showdown. “Come on, man, you can’t ask me that. That’s like asking me, “Hey, Rock, which side of your handsome face do you like better, left or right?” Obviously, it’s...

Jul 21, 2014 9:43 pm

Holly Holm Supports Rousey vs. Carano Fight

Holly Holm supports a fight between Ronda Rousey and wmma legend Gina Carano. She spoke with ESPN about the bout earlier today to give her opinion on whether or not she believes Carano deserves an immediate title shot against Rousey. “Carano has been on the big show before, so she can handle the pressure.” said...

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 6:59 pm

Holm Approves Of Immediate Title Shot For Carano

“Carano has been on the big show before, so she can handle the pressure. There are a lot of girls who have been working hard for a shot who might deserve it a little more than someone who has been out that long, but Carano has put a lot of time in before. She’s earned...