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Muay Thai Record is 12-1-1 Wins/Lost/Draw. MMA Record is 7-1-0.


Defeated Kaitlin Young on May 31st, 2008 to achieve a 6-0-0 MMA record.


Defeated Kelly Kobold October 4, 2008 to achieve a 7-0-0 record.


Defeated by Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos on August 15, 2009 in the inaugural bout for the Strikeforce Women's Championship. Her current record is 7-1-0.


Her number one movie star crush is on the late Paul Newman.


She named her 5 favorite films as True Romance (1993), Braveheart (1995), Let Me In (2010), Cry-Baby (1990) and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969).


In April of 2012 received the first Chuck Norris Award for best female action star for her performance in the film "Haywire". The award was presented at the ActionFest Film Festival in Asheville, N.C. and recognizes a female star who exhibits "the attitude, spirit, athleticism and grit of Hollywood legend Chuck Norris." Carano called the award, "an incredible honor.".


She is one of the cover athletes along with Serena Williams for the October 19, 2009 edition of ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue. Carano and Williams are two of the athletes featured in a book by Dana Rasmussen.


In May 2009, Carano was ranked #16 in Maxim's Hot 100 list.


She was ranked as #5 on the "Top Ten Influential Women of 2008" list on Yahoo!.


She was profiled in a feature story for the ESPN series E:60 and was voted "Hottest Woman In America" by Big Biz Magazine in the Spring 2008 issue. On May 13, 2008, "Gina Carano" was the fastest-rising search on Google and third most searched person on Yahoo!.


Carano started her career in the sport of Muay Thai. She credits ex-boyfriend Kevin Ross, a pro Muay Thai fighter, for getting her involved.


After achieving a Muay Thai record of 12-1-1, Carano received an offer from Jamie Levine to participate in the first-ever sanctioned female MMA bout in Nevada with World Extreme Fighting to fight Leiticia Pestova. She won the fight with a knockout in the first round.


Carano served as a mentor to aspiring female fighters in the Oxygen reality series "Fight Girls".


She is formerly the third best 145 lb (66 kg) female fighter in the world, according to the Unified Women's MMA Rankings.


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