Known for her career fighting in various professional promotions, including EliteXC and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). In 2005, she won the single-elimination Women's Grand Prix tournament.
She began taking Taekwando classes at age 5. She graduated from Indiana University Bloomington with a bachelor of arts degree in English literature.
She retired from competitive fighting in 2013. She subsequently moved on to commentating for the Invicta Fighting Championships promotion as a commentator and matchmaker.
She has one sister, who she began taking Taekwando alongside at age 5.
She fought Gina Carano in an EliteXC-sponsored bout in 2007.