Before Gina Carano was a Hollywood actress cast along side actors like The Rock and Vin Diesel, she was the first face of women's MMA. Carano rose to popularity through the Elite XC promotion which had a deal with Showtime and CBS. With a combination of solid MMA skills, a gritty toughness, and striking beauty, Carano quickly became a big draw for Elite XC, and eventually Strikeforce where he last bout drew over a half million viewers to Showtime.
With her latest movie project set to debut this month, Heavy.com felt like it was a good time to look back at this beauty and who were we to argue:
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