Former Lucha Underground Women’s Champion Sexy Star is getting set to start off her MMA career tonight in Monterrey, Mexico and in a recent article from Sherdog Star (real name Dulce Garcia) talks about her transition into the field of mixed martial arts. Her opponent this weekend will be Mariana Ruiz.
Quotes from the article are below:
Sexy Star on being involved in sports as a kid:
“Ever since I was very young, my mother would put me in different sports. I always had a lot of energy, and sports were a way for my mom to keep me busy,” Garcia said.
Combate Americas CEO Campbell McLaren on what he likes about Sexy Star in MMA:
“’Sexy Star,’ she’s [expletive] awesome, man,” McLaren told Sherdog in March. “Why did we sign her? Because she’s great. She’s a great athlete. She’s an attractive woman, [and] she is notorious.”
Star on Combate Americas support of Latino & Mexican MMA talent:
“One of the things that I like the most about Combate is it’s a company that supports Mexicans. I’m proud to be a part of a company that believes in Latino [and] Mexican talent.”
The piece by Jason Burgos also talks about the controversy between Star and Rosemary, the love that she has for Rey Mysterio, and how Sexy Star still plans to balance her time between MMA, boxing and professional wrestling.