<div class="Article" style="float: left;"> <table> <tr style="vertical-align: bottom;"> <td> <h3><a href="/go=news.detail&gid=450272" target="_blank"> Zingano: Rousey only champ because I'm not yet </a></h3> </td> </tr> </table> <a href="/go=news.detail&gid=450272" ><img class="photo" src="http://img.mixedmartialarts.com/method=get&rs=100&q=75&x=327&y=67&w=310&h=165&ro=0&s=ronda-rousey-cat-zingano.jpg" /></a> <div style="clear: both; line-height: 1px;height: 1px;"> </div> </div> <p>Ronda Rousey was the first and has been the only woman's strawweight champion, but according to next opponent Cat Zingano, that's only because she hasn't gotten her shot until now:</p>
"That's the level we're at," Zingano told MMAFighting.com in a recent interview at the LA FitExpo, where she was promoting her sponsor MusclePharm. "She's there, because I'm not yet. Her time came first. All these opportunities came first. All we can do is wait and see."
"It doesn't really matter to me, because I've had to prove myself the whole way along," Zingano said. "So it's just another step, another way that I gotta get through and shut people up. I can care about it and have it bother me or I can laugh about it and keep enjoying the surprises."
And that's what Zingano is planning for Feb. 28. A surprise -- for Rousey and everyone watching.
"She's never seen or had to deal with anyone like me before," Zingano said. "So it's gonna be interesting."
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