Cat Zingano Says Toe Kick To Eye "Still Grosses Me Out"

Cat Zingano wants to welcome Megan Anderson to the Bellator ranks.

Zingano caught up with Fightful and expressed her desire to run back a fight with Anderson (10-5) following the latter's UFC departure. Zingano lost her final UFC fight to Anderson in a controversial fashion. Andreson threw a head kick and her toe grazed Zingano's eye, immediately rendering "Alpha" unable to continue. The fight was ruled a TKO win for Anderson and subsequently upheld by the California State Athletic Commission.

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"I'd definitely be interested in that fight again. It was a super weird thing," Zingano shared. "I hit her with 15 or 20 things before that happened and she didn't even hit me with one thing. Not a hair on my head was moved by anything other than that big toe right to my eyeball."

"It still grosses me out. I remember looking at the mats even before the fight started and seeing the blood, thinking, 'This is a nasty mat.' To catch a toe to my eye after that and how bad it hurt. No one understands that pain unless you've been through it. It was just terrible," she continued. "I would love to revisit that fight. It's definitely something that gets on my nerves a little bit that it happened the way it happened. I had to do a lot of social searching after that fight seeing how dangerous this stuff could be. I still really want to be here and did a lot to fix it and be more intelligent with the way that I move. It's all good and that would be a good fight to fix eventually against Megan."

Zingano (12-4) is undefeated across her two Bellator outings, most recently beating Olivia Parker (4-2) via first-round armbar submission.

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