Gina Carano Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg
Carano was born in Dallas County, Texas, the middle daughter of Glenn Carano and Dana Cason. She has two sisters. Her father played for the Dallas Cowboys as a backup quarterback from 1977-1983 and for the USFL Pittsburgh Maulers as a starter in 1984, their only year of operations.
She graduated from Trinity Christian High School in Las Vegas, NV where she led the girl's basketball team to a state title. She also played volleyball and softball. She attended the University of Nevada