But she starred last January in Steven Soderbergh's Haywire, which did well enough critically and in the box office to open more doors in Hollywood for the former face of women's MMA.She has a 7-1 career record in MMA, with her last bout being her only loss.
Even an angry and mean and ugly Gina is better than a smiling Cyborg. Gina gave it a good try; but Cyborg walked through her strikes on the feet, and wasn't even fazed on the ground.
Gina made mistakes (such as giving up the mount) because she was already rocked and disoriented from the first exchange. If Gina can come back from this and remain dedicated to fighting, she'll gain much respect.
They will clamor for a rematch, making it bigger than first one.
I think this will actually be good for the sport, since Gina was carrying the whole of women's MMA on her shoulders.
What about her impact on the sport, and her future? How does this affect Gina, herself, and the sport from here on forward?
MMA fans are smart enough to know that everyone gets beat at some point.I think she may have bought too much into the whole glamour girl thing because nowadays it seems like she's trying to maintain the beauty thing up to the bell. Fact she's missed weight so many times recently also says something about how she's approaching the fight game. Maybe if she can regain some of her old anger she can win the rematch.I'm sure Strikeforce does not want Cyborg's to be the face of MMA.PHOTOS: Gina Carano through the years Gina Carano, right, made her name in MMA but now is a movie star, and her dating proves it.Here, she attends the Critics' Choice Movie Awards in Santa Monica, Calif., Thursday with boyfriend and "Man of Steel" actor Henry Cavill." PHOTOS: Hollywood's buff boys While Cavill has said little about their relationship, he has talked ad nauseum about how lucky he feels to be cast in such an iconic role.