In this early, Kill Bill: Vol.1 flashback scene, many may have missed, Gina's appearance. Along with Lisa King, Carano served as a mentor to aspiring fighters in the 2007 Oxygen reality series Fight Girls.She appeared as "Crush" on the NBC show American Gladiators, in which she starred in the workout video of the show along with Monica Carlson (Jet), Jennifer Widerstrom (Phoenix), Michael O'Hearn (Titan), Tanoai Reed (Toa) and Don "Hollywood" Yates (Wolf). She appeared in Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 as Natasha, Christy Lemire of The Associated Press stated: "[Carano's] dialogue delivery may seem a bit stiff — and she has acknowledged that Soderbergh made some tweaks to her voice in post-production — but she has tremendous presence: an intriguing mix of muscular power and eye-catching femininity".She was invited to the World Pro Fighting show in Las Vegas to fight Rosi Sexton.Carano proved critics wrong when she defeated Maxwell for the second time; the first victory coming in a Muay Thai bout.In February 2012, Carano was cast in In the Blood (2014), an action thriller directed by John Stockwell.The film is set in motion when a husband disappears while vacationing in the Caribbean with his wife, played by Carano.Nice video of my dad Glenn Carano ♥️ incredible man with a heart of gold and an awesome athlete. ontop of one of the most beloved characters of all time.
Carano impressed critics by holding her own on the ground before submitting Evinger late in the first round.
Carano defeated former HOOKn SHOOT Champion Kaitlin Young at Elite XC: Primetime on May 31, 2008.
A day before the fight, Carano failed to make weight for her fight after weighing in at 144.5 lb (65.5 kg).
After Strikeforce purchased the assets of Pro Elite, Carano, along with other fighters within the defunct promotion, became contractually linked with Strikeforce after many months of a stalemate regarding their free agent status. Shields that Carano's fight against Cris Cyborg would take place on August 15, 2009, at Strikeforce: Carano vs. Strikeforce created their first Women's Championship for the bout.
Though the 145-pound division is most commonly referred to as featherweight, Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker stated that the title would be known as the Strikeforce Women's Lightweight Championship.