Sunday, February 11, 2007

Women fighters make mark in MMA

SOUTHAVEN, Miss. -- Gina Carano boasts flowing hair worthy of a shampoo commercial, the face of a cover girl and the body of a runway model.

That's where the similarities between Carano and Heidi Klum-types end. Instead of using her good looks and desirable figure to sell goods, Carano uses it to pound others into submission.

The 24-year-old's superficial assets are complemented by a devastating right hook and a dangerous martial arts artillery of Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Her athletic pedigree is pretty impressive, too, as father, Glenn Carano, played quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys.

Looks can be deceiving. No really, they can.

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