Brittany King
April 21, 2017 10:19 AM

Gina Rodriguez is ready to step into the ring and it’s not for a role.

Stopping by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, the 32-year-old actress opened up about her passion for Muay Thai boxing and her hopes to book an amateur fight soon. 

“I love Muay Thai. I love fighting. I’ve been boxing since I’ve been 3,” she told DeGeneres. “I wanted to learn something new so I went [to Thailand].”

The host then asked if we will be seeing Rodriguez in an upcoming fight.

“I kind of want to … I want to do an amateur fight,” she explained. “I want to fight. I want to see what it’s like.”

“I’ll tell you what it’s like, you’re going to get kicked in the face,” the host joked.

“Or if I’m good, I won’t,” Rodriguez responded.

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Prior to her visit to the daytime show, Rodriguez shared a few snaps of her in Thailand training in the art of Muay Thai.

“No pain, no Muay Thai. I came here to transform. I came here to face my demons and bad habits. I went full force into training and it wasn’t comfortable or easy but discipline never is and life never is,” she captioned one boxing snap. “Everyday I want to grow stronger, I may fail but I will try. Everyday I want to grow wiser, I may fail but I will try. Life knocks you down and it can hurt but that has never stopped me before and so I repeat no pain, no Muay Thai.”

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