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MMA 2 KOs
1 TKO
1 Submission

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MMA
7-1-0
Muay Thai & K1
12-1-1

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Gina Carano personal details

First Name Gina
Last Name Carano
Nickname/s Conviction, Crush
Birth Name Gina Joy Carano
Age 36 
Date of Birth April 16, 1982
Born Dallas County, Texas, United States
Residence Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Status Retired
Nationality American
Weight class Featherweight
Weight range 136.1 - 150lbs / 61 - 68kg
Preferred 141lbs / 64kg
Height 5ft 8in / 172cm
Reach 66.5in
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Gina Carano martial arts details

MMA Professional
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Muay Thai Professional
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Gina Carano fight history

L Cristiane Justino TKO (Punches)  MMA 08/15/09 Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg
4:59 R1 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Kelly Kobold  Unanimous Decision  MMA 10/04/08 EliteXC: Heat
3:00 R3 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Kaitlin Young  TKO (Doctor Stoppage)  MMA 05/31/08 EliteXC: Primetime
3:00 R2 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Tonya Evinger  Rear-Naked Choke  MMA 09/15/07 EliteXC: Uprising
2:53 R1 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Julie Kedzie  Unanimous Decision  MMA 02/10/07 EliteXC: Destiny
3:00 R3 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Elaina Maxwell  Unanimous Decision  MMA 12/08/06 Strikeforce: Triple Threat
2:00 R3 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Rosi Sexton  KO (Punch)  MMA 09/15/06 YT World Pro Fighting Championships 1
4:55 R2 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Leiticia Pestova KO (Punches/Elbows) MMA 06/10/06 YT World Extreme Fighting
0:38 R1 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Christina Martin TKO Muay Thai 10/22/05 Stardust Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
……… R4 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Elaina Maxwell Unanimous Decision K1 08/13/05 Mayhem at the Mirage, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
……… ………………….. Pro
D Christina Martin Draw (Majority) Muay Thai 07/23/05 Stardust, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
……… ………………….. Pro
L Julia Budd Decision Muay Thai …/…/05 ……………………………………………………………………………………..
……… ………………….. Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Trisha Collard Decision Muay Thai …/…/04 ……………………………………………………………………………………..
……… ………………….. Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Suzie Montero Unanimous Decision Muay Thai 07/24/04 YT Shin do Kumate V, Tampa, Florida, United States
2:00 R3 / 3×2 Amateur ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W ………  Sor Boorphajarn ………………………………… Muay Thai ……………. Thailand
……… ………………….. Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..

 

 

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Gina Carano’s Bio

Gina Carano is a female fighter from Dallas County, Texas, United States.

She began training Muay Thai at the age of 21 under Master Toddy.

She fought in the first ever sanctioned female MMA bout in Nevada in 2006. Her fight against Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino was the first women’s MMA bout to headline a major televised card, and was the first women’s championship fight for the Strikeforce promotion. Gina became the first woman to earn $100 000 for a fight. In her Muay Thai career, she was the first American woman to win a title in Thailand.

Having appeared on many talkshows, documentaries, television shows, and also as an actress in feature length movies, Gina has become known as the face of women’s MMA.

Personal Life

Gina comes from a sporting family. Her father played for the Super Bowl Champion Dallas Cowboys as a backup quarterback. Gina did gymnastics, volleyball, softball and basketball during her time at Trinity Christian High School in Las Vegas, including winning a state championship in basketball. She was offered scholarships in both basketball and volleyball. Gina went on to minor in psychology at the University of Nevada.

Achievements

Awards

2012 - AOCA | Awakening Outstanding Contribution Award
2012 - ActionFest Film Festival, Chick Norris Award for Best Female Action Star
2009 - Women’s MMA Awards (Headline of the Year, shared with Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino)

Media Appearances

TV

Almost Human (2014) - Cast as Danica, 1 episode
I Am Bruce Lee (2011) - Herself
American Gladiators (2008) - Herself (aka ‘Crush’)
Countdown to Destiny (2005) - Herself
Fight Girls (2005) - Herself

Filmography

In The Blood (2014) - Cast as Ava
Fast & Furious 6 (2013) - Cast as Riley
Haywire (2012) - Cast as Mallory Kane
Blood and Bone (2009) - Cast as Veretta
Ring Girls (2005) - Herself

Other Media

ESPN The Magazina Body Issue (2009) - Cover Athlete
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 (Video Game | 2008) - Voice of Natasha Volkova
Fatal Femmes Fighting: Asian Invasion (Video Game | 2008)

Team Details

Name Role
Jackson’s Mixed Martial Arts Gym / Affiliations
Xtreme Couture Las Vegas Gym / Affiliations
Master Toddy Trainer / Instructor / Coach
Greg Jackson Trainer / Instructor / Coach
Randy Couture Trainer / Instructor / Coach
Chris Ben Tchavtchatza Trainer / Instructor / Coach
Gil Martinez Trainer / Instructor / Coach
Scott Bieri Trainer / Instructor / Coach
- Management

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