Gina Carano Quotes.
I am always training because I love it.
My mom used to tell me: ‘It’s not what you weigh; it’s what you look like.’
You shouldn’t be greedy. You should feel good about yourself and not be greedy of what other people have.
A lot of people enjoyed the film ‘Haywire’ and a lot of people have mixed feelings on it but regardless, a lot of people have said really wonderful things about it being my first experience, that the fighting they absolutely enjoyed. So I think I’ve gotten a lot more fans, actually.
I want people to see me for who I am and not for how someone else is trying to promote me.
I’ve had cameras on me since I started the art of fighting and I think that I’m used to having cameras on me in adrenaline-type situations.
I know I don’t look like the skinny slender model. I know I look a little different but people like to watch me for some reason. It feels good and I’m humbled by it.
I’m afraid of pretty much everything, but there’s something inside me that is addicted to scaring myself.
Fight night is all about believing in yourself, believing in what you can do, and doing it.
There’s nothing that can teach you more than experience.
When I throw a punch, I mean it.
When you do things for the right reasons, eventually no matter how long it takes, people will take notice of it and can’t help but respect it.
It’s a constant battle for everybody, but you need to be happy with yourself.
Everybody is their own critic.
I didn’t really watch action films growing up! I grew up on stuff like ‘Anne of Green Gables’ – that was more when I was in elementary school. It was all I ever watched.
Fighting’s given me confidence but it’s also broken me down and kept me humble.
Fighting is my career, it’s what I love to do, but I am taking offers and trying to expand because the more I expand myself, the more valuable I become to promoters.
You want to get better even after people smash you down. You want to be better than you were before.
The guys I date always want to test my strength and wrestle around. By the end, they’re drenched in sweat.
My last fight wasn’t the way I wanted it to go so there is a hole there; don’t count me out.
I definitely don’t want to be one of those athletes who turns into a cheesy actress.
Fighting is very physical and extreme and you’re very vulnerable. It’s a very mental type of thing.
On ‘American Gladiators,’ I got to pummel a lot of people off a pyramid with a giant Q-tip. It was so much fun to wrestle people with no risk of getting knocked out or choked out.
I don’t get paid what people think I get paid for fighting.
I know I’m always rooting for the underdog in a fight, and I love to be constantly surprised.
My first fight. I fought a girl that was a little bit heavier, a little bit more experienced and I was petrified because I didn’t know what I was getting myself into. And I did really well against her and nobody believed it was my first fight.
I think there’s a part in each one of us that wants the impossible to happen, and that’s what surprises are.
When you dream big, you eventually attract big things.
Once you get that addiction of realizing what you can do, you want to take that to the next level.
When I enjoy doing something, I don’t mind if it hurts.
I’m attracted to any type of endeavor that gives me the chance to express what’s going on inside me.
I find that whoever you are as a person is how you’re gonna fight, and every basic instinct kind of comes out at that moment.
My knowledge of video games ends with Nintendo ‘Mario Bros.’
People want to put you in the box, and you just have to fight past their preconceived notions.
I like fighting because it’s honest.
Of course, fighting is not going to be as graceful as movie fighting. I don’t like it to be ugly and I don’t like it to be one big brawl or people clobbering each other.
I cannot say where I will be in 5 yearsscratch that, tomorrowBut I know that wherever you find me, I will remain true to myself with a genuine smile on my face and happiness in my heart.
I have gotten some of the most beautiful experiences that a person can possibly ask for so I’m not at all complaining.
The ultimate first date? Something that is completely out of the ordinary – go crazy, because first dates are always a little awkward, so do something a little extreme.
I’m really surprised how many people knew me as Gina Carano. MMA has a beautiful fan base.
Well you know, I have the utmost respect for people like Angelina Jolie and Zoe Saldana in ‘Colombiana. ‘
Since I’ve started fighting it has taught me a lot about self respect, self confidence and self control.