From bare knuckles to KO record for Myanmar woman breaking the MMA mould
08 October 2019 | 6:08 am
Myanmar's Bozhena Antoniyar had to side-step her conservative parents to take up bare-knuckle fighting, but her stealth paid off on her MMA debut when she knocked out her opponent in a record 24 seconds.
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