Liz "Girl-Rilla" Carmouche has led a remarkable professional life. A former Marine helicopter electrician, she served three tours of duty in the Middle East. Then, as a fighter in the UFC, she catapulted herself into the top 10 female fighters in mixed martial arts. She also holds the honor of being the first out gay fighter in the UFC.
Photographed at Milk Studios in Los Angeles on August 7, 2013