White: I will sign Carano next week

by Chris Palmquist |

Earlier this week the UFC announced the signing of highly touted prospect Holly Holm who will likely fight once and, with a win, earn a title shot. Now with Holm under contract, UFC President Dana White has his sights set on the potential biggest draw of an opponent for champion Ronda Rousey, Gina Carano:

White told ESPN.com he and UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta will look to add another major piece to the roster in Carano next week, when the two are scheduled to meet with her in Los Angeles. 

"One down, one to go," White said. "I'm going to meet with Gina next week and get that f---ing thing done. Next week, man. 

"It's just a matter of me and Lorenzo going to jump on a plane to Los Angeles, get in a room with her and her lawyer and get this thing done." 

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time traveling 12er site profile image  

9/26/14 2:22 AM by time traveling 12er

All White ever says is "it's complicated."

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9/25/14 10:40 PM by JohnMorgansBlueShirt

Nope, you're the first one. Let's discuss....

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Hunt KFC site profile image  

7/13/14 11:40 AM by Hunt KFC

Anyone else notice Ronda does the arms behind the back for weigh ins too?

Tomato Can site profile image  

7/13/14 10:17 AM by Tomato Can

Why are they bothering with Gina? She was never that good and she's 32 years old now and hasn't been training. Unless they throw her straight to a title shot, she'll never earn one. She'd get worked by Tate or McMann let alone Rousey.

ASBELTOMATO site profile image  

7/13/14 4:59 AM by ASBELTOMATO

Dana has Holm, going to get Carano next week, and I'm not wearing any pants!!!

CaptainAhab site profile image  

7/13/14 2:59 AM by CaptainAhab

Dear Gina, I love you and have no desire to see your gorgeous mouth broken open. I am officially offering to make a sweet, sweet love movie with you. You can have all of the PPV points.

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7/12/14 10:39 PM by powerbombu