‘It’s hard for Muslim girls to get into combat sports’

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‘It’s hard for Muslim girls to get into combat sports’

A boxing champion known as the “East End's Warrior Princess” is preparing for the fight of her life. 

Ruqsana Begum is already a British female Muay Thai champion.

But now the 31-year-old from Bethnal Green is competing for the world title. 

We caught up with her to talk training, family fears and the challenges of getting into combat sports for British Muslim girls.

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