There is no doubt that the legacy of Frank Mir has a new generation, the one that will start with Bella Mir, his daughter. This young woman, only 17 years old, is the daughter of the former UFC heavyweight champion, who has already started her path in MMA and is all the rage for the enormous quality she presents. Notably, her father has 27 fights in the leading company, but now she is ready to make her professional debut. This being the case, she is becoming more and more viral on the networks.
“I’m excited and nervous at the same time,” was what she began by saying. Beautiful, about his first fight at IKON Fight Federation. It is in Mexico and, for fans who want to see its debut, it will be broadcast on UFC Fight Pass. “I just had a rollercoaster of emotions. It is different because it is my first fight, so it was a little scary at first, but I have been good “, highlighted the young woman.
At the same time, Bella Mir He also highlighted: “Officially I knew I wanted to do it when I saw Ronda Rousey fight and I saw her dominating the sport. That just motivated me. If I see another girl do it, I have to do it and I want to do it better. It was she who led me to make a decision, so I have been training for several years to try to get the most out of my qualities. It is my example to follow ».
His father’s words
“The struggle lends itself to a unique situation where women can be on the same stage or even more than their male counterparts. There are not many other sports like that. Even basketball, the female side is overshadowed by the male side. I understand it, but I think that for a young woman who wants to be an athlete, who wants to compete, that can be very frustrating, “said Frank, who knows the subject very well.
To close, Frank Mir supported his daughter, Bella Mir: “So when he saw Ronda at a young age, he always told his girl that he would never be in the UFC. That’s what I thought 15 years ago. Once Ronda broke those barriers and crossed them, I thought this was going to happen. She is getting older and she already knows what she wants in her life. It is your wish, your dream, it is your goals. I can only accompany and guide her ”.