Boxer Sulem Urbina is used to turning heads contained in the ring on her method to compiling a 13-1 document – however this week she was turning them at her weigh-in as she stripped right down to a barely-there bikini forward of her first bout in New York.
The 32-year-old will conflict with Indeya Smith on Wednesday in what shapes as a landmark battle for her as she lives out her dream of punching on within the Massive Apple.
However whatever the end result, she made an enormous impression as she stood on the scales in a bikini with two daring cut-outs on her chest and simply above her groin.
Her followers have been fast to point out their appreciation when she posted a picture and video of the event to Instagram – and Aussie boxer Ebanie Bridges was amongst them, responding with a number of hearth emojis and the phrases ‘love thisss’.
Sulem Urbina’s weigh-in outfit featured two very daring cut-outs as she hit the scales forward of her dream battle in New York on Wednesday
The Mexican-born slugger has amassed a 13-1 document with three knockouts as she makes her manner up the bantamweight rankings
The present IBF bantamweight world champion is not any stranger to inflicting controversy by sporting little or no at her weigh-ins, as she confirmed shortly earlier than her crushing TKO victory over fellow Aussie Shannon O’Connell earlier this month.
Bridges stripped right down to her lingerie on that event and her behavior of sporting skimpy underwear on the scales led her opponent to model her a ‘skanky stripper’.
O’Connell regretted these remarks within the ring, the place she was knocked down by an enormous proper hand within the third earlier than being so badly battered the referee was compelled to step in and finish the competition in spherical eight.
‘That is the way it’s accomplished, nothing like shutting up a bully – so satisfying,’ she wrote on Instagram after the win.
Urbina’s outfit thrilled Aussie world champ Ebanie Bridges, who is not any stranger to stepping on the scales in skimpy underwear (pictured)
Rising star Urbina (left) has come a good distance since rising up as an undocumented immigrant in Arizona
Urbina – who has racked up three knockouts in her 13 wins – has risen from rising up as an undocumented immigrant in Arizona to fulfilling considered one of her lifetime ambitions as she climbs up the bantamweight ranks.
‘Once I was a child I keep in mind watching fights all around the world and it was solely a dream for me to do this as a result of I used to be undocumented as a baby,’ she mentioned.
‘Now that I am dwelling the dream of with the ability to journey all around the world and battle, I really feel extraordinarily blessed.’