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Haywire's Gina Carano Tells Conan O'Brien How MMA Is Like Sex

Former Strikeforce women's 145lb champion Gina Carano was on Conan O'Brien last week to promote her new movie Haywire. Gina was a somewhat hesitant interview, telling O'Brien she'd "rather get punched in the face" than do an interview.

But she did open up when he reminded her of a previous statement she'd made comparing cage fighting to having sex. Here's the exchange:

Conan O'Brien:"I want to know why that's true, in great detail."

Gina Carano: "If you think about it, it's a very real interaction between two human beings, and it's like an energy. You have a real energy really, and I have an energy, an energy that nobody else is going to share."

Carano also told O'Brien that her original inspiration for getting into MMA happened when she was "sitting around drinking 40's with a boyfriend" and that at her first visit to a Muay Thai gym a Thai trainer walked up to her and said "oooh baby, you too chubby."

Full video after the jump.