This battle is pointless. Worse, a distraction from the imminent threat of Thanos.
Then again, this battle was inevitable. Turns out Quill is indeed typical of humans.
But most of all, Gamora thinks, this battle is fun.
This human woman she's fighting, for example, is clearly skilled in a wide range of techniques. Gamora can sense something in her that comes from the same sort of upbringing she had.
When Quill finally talks sense into their leader, they are still grappling: skin to skin, eyeball to eyeball, breathing hard.
"So," the woman says. "What do you do for an encore?"