|Born||Kerry Cathleen Kasik|
1975 (age 46–47)
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|Weight||135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)|
|Fighting out of||San Diego, California|
|Team||Alliance Training Center|
|Mixed martial arts record|
(m. 2006; div. 2016)
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Kasik rose to fame as the winner of the Muay Thai-themed Fight Girls reality show on the Oxygen television network in 2007. She also appeared alongside many female mixed martial artists on the Ultimate Women Challenge reality show in 2009 .
Kerry is the second daughter born to real estate agents. She was enrolled in dance at an early age but through her love of Bruce Lee, she discovered Tae Kwon Do and was enrolled in classes at age six. Her older sister, Kelly Kasik is a professional ballroom dancer. Kerry also started entering amateur boxing contests when she was eighteen.
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|2 matches||2 wins||0 losses|
|Win||2–0||Kim Couture||TKO (punches)||Strikeforce Challengers: Woodley vs. Bears||November 20, 2009||1||3:35||Kansas City, Kansas|
|Win||1–0||Leslie Smith||Decision (unanimous)||Bellator VII||May 15, 2009||3||5:00||Chicago, Illinois|
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