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UFC fighter sues actress Halle Berry

Cat zingano, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter, sued Halle Berry, claiming that the actress promised her a role in her debut as

, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) , sued , claiming that the actress promised her a role in her debut as a filmmaker, as reported by media such as TMZ and NME.

The Oscar winner stars and directs Bruised, playing the mixed martial arts fighter Jackie Justice, who has to face one of the rising stars of the MMA world as he deals with the return of his six-year-old son.

In accordance with TMZ, Zingano claims he met with Berry in July 2019 and she told him that he was ideal for the project.

In the claim documents, the professional wrestler says she had to cancel a fight if she wanted to be considered for the film.

The mixed martial artist alleges that she withdrew from the joust, which, according to her, resulted in the UFC run it and subsequently remove it from the project Berry for ceasing to be part of the UFC.

Zingano you are now suing for damages, based on the supposed promise of a role that never materialized.

Last week, Berry revealed that he suffered broken ribs while filming Bruised.

“When you break something, it calcifies and is stronger,” the actress told Entertainment Weekly, referring to her previous similar injuries in John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum. “Usually you don’t break the same bones twice.”

While the production of John wick closed during the months after your injury, Bruised, which is her debut as a director, it was not made with the same budget. As a result, he continued filming despite his broken bones.

The drama also stars Stephen McKinley Henderson, Mexican Adan Canto and Shamier Anderson, and is scheduled to premiere on Netflix on November 24.