Cat Zingano has revealed she’s hoping to return to the Octagon in February of next year after getting good news from her doctor recently as she continues her recovery from an ACL surgery.
Zingano might end up being in the running for the unluckiest fighter of the year after she was forced to pull out of both the high-profile coaching role on TUF 18,which she earned by defeating Miesha Tate in her UFC debut, and her title fight with Ronda Rousey in December, following her ACL injury a few months ago.
Hopefully that bad luck is now at an end as a new video blog shows her doctor confirming that she’ll be able to get back to full training in four months time and will be able to fight two months after that.
The 31 year-old, who’s currently 8-0 in MMA competition, was given assurances by UFC President when she first picked up the injury that she will fight for the title in due course, so if that still stands it’s likely she’ll face the winner of UFC 168’s Rousey Vs Tate rematch next year.
February is probably going to be too soon for that particular fight, so she might have to wait until March or April, or take a tune-up fight in the mean time.
Watch the doc fondle Zingano’s leg in her latest video blog below.