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Yahoo!: Gina Carano No. 5 most influential woman

Gina Carano is considered by Yahoo! Buzz the number 5 influential woman of 2008.

The list is based an a analysis of the most searches in 2008.

"Undefeated kickboxing champ Gina Carano upped her profile in her turn as Crush on 'American Gladiators,' then later made television history in the first primetime female fight. The TV venue died within a few months, but Carano's appeal proved she was so many other women in 2008," says Yahoo! Buzz.

Carano and swimmer Dara Torres were the two athletes on the top ten list filled out by major players in politics and Hollywood.

Yahoo! Buzz's Top 10 Influential Women: 1. Angelina Jolie 2. Sarah Palin 3. Oprah Winfrey 4. Hillary Clinton 5. Gina Carano 6. Tina Fey 7. Michelle Obama 8. Katie Couric 9. Barbara Walters 10. Dara Torres

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