- Bridges had recently started boxing. She enjoyed a quick start to her career.
- The 36-year-old Aussie won the IBF featherweight title in her ninth fight as a pro.
- But Bridges gained notoriety for her out of the ring activities.
The old saying ‘looks can deceive’ may never be as true as IBF Featherweight Champion Ebanie Bridges.
Bridges had recently started boxing. Practicing karate and Muay Thai as a youth Before starting a successful bodybuilding career Win championships across Sydney
Although she has some experience in combat sports. But Bridges’ career path was different in that she initially took boxing classes only as a way to develop her pace for a promising career in kickboxing.
But boxing gave Bridges a newfound passion. And even though she turned her attention to the lovely science as a relative who came after it. She found immediate success, winning the Australian Golden Gloves title in the bantamweight division in 2016 and 2017.
She made her professional debut at the age of 32, and although his early career was plagued by the pandemic, he still managed to make a comeback. But Bridges wasted no time in protracted development as a professional.
Instead, she had a devoted following from the start with her exciting style and penchant for bra weighing before taking on the WBA bantamweight title in her sixth professional bout. you
Although she found herself at fault of a unanimous decision that night at the Copper Box against Shannon Courtenay in 2021, Bridges continued unchallenged.
Big fan of Leeds. United as a child, the blonde bomber made Yorkshire her home. and explains that her love for the club began with an import from another Australian city.
‘He’s really my favorite animal,’ Bridges said of former Whites striker Mark Viduka on the Pub Talk podcast.
‘Obviously when I played football in the late ’90s and early ’00s Leeds were a huge club in Australia.
‘When you’re in the same age group as me. There were a lot of Leeds fans in my generation because we were in the Premier League.’
Permanent move of her career to the UK Bridges returned to winning ways with two more bouts in 2021 defeating Beck. Connolly and Miles Gangloff to position themselves for another world title.
This time, Bridges will make the most of her chances. Defeating Maria Cecilia Roman to win the IBF bantamweight title in her home city. before securing the belt with Shannon O’Connell’s TKO.
But it wasn’t just Bridges’ exploits in the ring that made her one of the most well-known in the sport today.
The 36-year-old also builds a huge following by regularly sharing adult content on subscription site OnlyFans. and flashed her bra to reporters in December when asked to describe her weigh-in suit.
‘It’s like lace. have my handle Sign up now,’ said Bridges. ‘Don’t know what it is? Isn’t it sexy?
‘A stripper is prettier than not a stripper so much. Do you know what I mean?’
Bridges also forged a strong friendship with social media figure turned boxing powerhouse Elle Brooke, with the pair engaging in a bizarre public bet late last year.
When Bridges’ beloved Leeds meets Man City Brooke’s favorite Premier League side City on Boxing Day at Elland Road, the blonde bombshell tweeted that the pair agreed a winner can punch a loser.
‘She hit hard but I think she was afraid she would hit me,’ Bridges told the Daily Mail Australia after City beat the winners 3-1.
‘But a bet is a bet. [so] She got a free shot’
Bridges has faced criticism online for opening an OnlyFans account, saying the move has proven to be extremely lucrative. And now her enjoyment of the sport is the main reason she continues her career in the ring.
‘You wouldn’t believe it if I said it,’ she replied when asked how much she made on stage in an interview with Talksport.
‘It’s only been 10 weeks and I’m not going to disclose. [the amount] But since the second day of OnlyFans’ release, I’m in the top 0.01 percent of earners.
‘I don’t even know why I boxed. Maybe it’s because I like to punch people’
Bridges also made headlines about her friendship with UFC legend Conor McGregor.
The pair were pictured together where Katie Taylor lost to Chantelle Cameron in May. Many pictures show an Irish man throwing his arm around her at the edge of the stage.
Although she later revealed on social media that she felt ‘controlled’ during the encounter. But the pair have remained close ever since. and were photographed together again in Anthony Joshua’s KO entry win over Robert Helenius earlier this month.
Despite the mixed response online, some fans see her as a Despite being described as an ‘power chaser’, Bridges insists she enjoys her time with McGregor.
‘Had a great night fighting Anthony Joshua with my friend Conor McGregor enjoying his Irish Forged Stout,’ she said after the fight.
‘It’s always been a good time with Conor, he’s a party guy and very humble.
‘As we know I like to break the internet So I thought, why not dress sexy like I do? And promote Conor’s muscular body while I’m at it.’
Hand surgery earlier this year has curtailed Aussies’ activity in the ring. Just as her star grows to a new level. But if anything is certain Anything Ebanie Bridges does has the power to capture the public’s attention.
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