With the recent signing of Cristiane Cyborg to Strikeforce, things are once again looking up for women's Mixed Martial Arts.

When EliteXC folded the future of women's MMA was in flux, but now that Strikeforce has acquired most of EliteXC's assets including fighters, there's light at the end of the tunnel for fans of women's MMA.

And according to Sherdog.com's Loretta Hunt, Gina Carano is in talks with Strikeforce as well.

I sat down with two women's MMA fighters, Julie Kedzie and Kim Couture in the fall of '08 to find out what makes these fight chicks tick.

Video: Kedzie and Couture in the FOX Fight Game