PRO MMA (promma.info) participated in a Strikeforce conference call on Thursday with Gina Carano and Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos who are scheduled to face each other in the main event at “Strikeforce: Carano vs. Santos” at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. on Aug. 15, 2009. Also on the call were Showtime’s Senior VP of Sports and Event Programming Ken Hershman, and Strikeforce Founder and CEO Scott Coker.
Carano and Santos fielded questions from the MMA media on such topics as making weight, the importance of 5-minute rounds, if the ladies had ever been approaced by the UFC, the pressure of headlining a major event fight card filled with men, their thoughts on “beauty vs. beast,” and much more.
Carano vs. Cyborg conference call:
Some of the conference call highlights after the jump…