Australia’s Cleo Magazine is known for being on top of fashion trends, fitness tips, and celebrity interviews. For this story, however, deputy editor Lizza Gebilagin decided to get more hands on.
The online series “Fight Like a Girl” chronicles Gebilagin 2014 journey to train to become a MMA fighter. Having never even threw a punch in her life, she dove in head on into the fighter lifestyle. This included giving up her vices and training six days a week, while balancing her job, friends, and family.
She didn’t do this alone as some of the top fighters in the country bestowed some wisdom on her, including UFC fighter Alex Chambers and boxing champ Lauryn Eagle.
The six episode series wraps this week with Gebilagin MMA’s debut at Brace MMA.