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Cat Zingano Fighting to Make Son Proud

UFC competitor Cat Zingano faces the fight of her life
By: Raul Martinez, FOX31 Denver

"BROOMFIELD, Colo. — It’s the biggest fight of Cat Zingano’s life. On Feb. 28, the graduate of Fairview High School will go head-to-head with the Ulitmate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in a pay-per-view main event in Los Angeles.
"'I’m definitely her most difficult tough risky opponent for sure,' said Zingano. 'And in her mind. I don’t feel like there’s time to catch up to me. I don’t feel like there’s much you can do in a training camp to get to the experience and the drive and the grind that I have.'
"A lot has changed since we started following the 32-year-old a couple of years ago. Cat’s husband, Mauricio Zingano, was also her coach. Her son Brayden usually joined them at practice.
"In April of 2013, the first mother to compete in a UFC match beat Miesha Tate by TKO to earn a title shot against Rousey.
"Things took a turn for the worst after, with Zingano suffering two major knee injuries."
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