Published On: Wed, Aug 24th, 2011

Gina Carano, A Woman I Would Allow To Get Me In A Rear Naked Choke Hold

Gina Carano, the “face of women’s MMA”.She first became a household name and star as Crush on American Gladiators. When Gina Carano moved on to women’s MMA, she became its most popular face, coming in at 7 wins, 1 loss, no draws.
The Las Vegas featherweight was originally born in Dallas County, Texas, the land of the tough and the free, and there’s no doubt she’s tough. At 5 feet, 8 inches and 155 lean and muscled pounds, she’s a terror in the cage.

At age 29, with a solid run of wins, she has a big career ahead, and will fight She fights  Sarah D’Alelio at Strikeforce: Overeem vs Werdum on June 18, 2011. Four of her past wins were TKOs and the rest were unanimous decisions. Her sole loss was against Cris Santos in 2009.

Bonus is she stars in a new movie  Haywire which comes out this fall. The movie, directed by Oscar winner Steven Soderbergh, hits theaters in January 2012. In addition to Carano, who makes her silver-screen debut, the film also features notables such as Michael Douglas, Antonio Banderas, Ewan McGregor, Bill Paxton and Channing Tatum.











About the Author

- "We all make choices. But in the end, our choices make us." Andrew comes to us after an eventful 26 years in Upstate New York. After being raised by wolves, he graduated College with a BA in Political Science, and eventually graduated law school.