EXCLUSIVE: Cat Zingano Eyes Cross Promotion Struggle With Miesha Tate


‘Alpha’ Cat Zingano is about to make her second look for Bellator towards Olivia Parker on April 9th.

She lately sat right down to communicate with LowKick MMA’s Frank Bonada to debate her experiences with Bellator to this point, her upcoming battle and extra.

2020 was little doubt a really distinctive yr for fighters, who needed to compete and practice beneath very totally different circumstances. Zingano revealed what it was like to arrange after which preform beneath covid protocols.

“The expertise was bizarre” she mentioned. “Coaching for it was completely a modification that I wasn’t used to. I will be very very explicit with how my coaching camp goes. So to have that be so totally different, it was actually good me to be out of my consolation zone, and nonetheless going on the market and getting the win. Though every little thing was loopy.”

“The silence of the gang was additionally distinctive and I believed was fairly cool and fascinating. It was much more sensual. You’ll be able to hear, and scent, and see all of those totally different ways in which wasn’t typical. I believed it was cool.”

Zingano holds wins over a few of the biggest MMA fighters of all time, most notably a TKO end of Amanda Nunes. Thus it stands to cause that she’s going to all the time aspire to tackle the hardest problem obtainable. In Bellator, that problem is Cris Cyborg. Nevertheless, Zingano can also be targeted on the duty at hand. She said the next:

“The aim my whole profession is all the time to finish up combating the very best on the prime and a run for the gold. Proper now that’s Cyborg, she’s acquired the belt, she’s ranked no 1. She’s acquired that going. So I’m persevering with these targets and going after her. However none of that issues. That’s not even a selection or an choice proper now as a result of what I’ve to concentrate on is the duty at hand. And to stroll in the direction of that process minute by minute. No matter occurs from that can dictate what will get to occur subsequent. However nothing occurs subsequent with out dealing with what I acquired proper now.”

One other former opponent of Zingano’s is Miesha Tate, who lately made headlines by saying she is returning to MMA following an prolonged layoff. When requested her thought’s on Tate’s return, Zingano said the next:

“A few years in the past I had been requested to do an excellent battle jiu-jitsu match towards her, for ONE FC. Both they requested me proper earlier than I used to be supposed to enter a surgical procedure, or I had simply acquired out of a surgical procedure. So I wasn’t in a position to do it. However my level is that I knew that she’s been itching for competitors. I do know that she’s been eager to get on the market and get her palms soiled.”

“At one level I do know that the one battle she’d be excited by coming again to the battle sport for can be towards me. Perhaps they (the UFC) allow us to borrow her for the weekend, perhaps they borrow me for the weekend. That will be a cool battle to see occur. In addition to a rematch with Nunes. However we’ll see. Proper now none of that’s within the works however I undoubtedly suppose it may very well be.”


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