The orginal face of women's MMA, Gina Carano, left the sport for movie stardom, started with director Steven Soderberg saw he fighting for Strikeforce.
History may repeat itself - Ronda Rousey has reportedly been offered a role on the sequel to The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
Dave Meltzer has the scoop.
"There was a very good chance that the promotion of Rousey was TOO successful because she's been offered a role in the next...whatever it is...the next Hunger Games movie that they're going to film. And once that happens it's like...you know, who knows?
"She's making a lot of money fighting, I don't know what those numbers are going to be when they come out when they're released. But she's making a ton of money. They signed her to a hell of a contract because they really did believe...not necessarily that she'd be this giant PPV draw, but in other ways she'd be incredibly valuable to the company.
"And so far she has turned out to be more valuable than they expected."
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