Ebanie Bridges, an Aussie boxer, gets the last laugh after she defeated Shannon O’Connell, who called her a “skanky stripper” to retain her world title.
- Ebanie Bridges, an Aussie boxer, says that there is nothing like putting up with a bully.
- Bridges gave a great show to beat Shannon O’Connell on Sunday
- O’Connell has fat-shamed O’Connell over her weight repeatedly
Ebanie Bridges said that ‘there’s nothing better than shutting up a bully’ after she defeated Shannon O’Connell, an Australian boxer. She was able to retain her IBF bantamweight title and dethroned the ‘queen’ of Australian boxing with a stunning performance.
The fight was the co-main for Josh Warrington’s IBF title bout against Luis Alberto Lopez.
Ebanie Bridges said that ‘there’s nothing better than shutting up a Bully’ after she defeated Shannon O’Connell, an Australian boxer. She was able to retain her IBF bantamweight title and dethroned the ‘queen Australian boxing’ with a spectacular performance on Sunday
O’Connell was a force to be reckoned with, but Bridges (pictured landing right hands on her opponent) won the fight. She dominated the bout by flooring her opponent the third round and then earning the stoppage with a flurry of punches in round 8.
O’Connell started out strong, but Bridges dominated the bout. She smashed her opponent in round three and then won the stoppage by landing a series of brutal punches in round 8.
The showdown had turned into a grudge match months beforehand with O’Connell branding her rival a ‘skanky stripper’ due to her habit of wearing lingerie at her pre-fight weigh-ins.
The 39-year-old also tried to intimidate Bridges when they met face-to-face in Leeds on Thursday, telling her ‘you’re f**ked, b***h’ – only to have her opponent laugh in her face.
O’Connell branded her opponent a’skanky’ stripper for her habit of wearing lingerie to weigh-ins prior to the showdown.
O’Connell also insulted Bridges over her weight before the bout, describing her as a ‘fat c***’ before they stood on the scales.
Bridges has spoken about her hatred of bullies in the past. After the bout, Bridges took to social networking to revel in her victory.
“That’s the way it’s done, nothing quite like shutting up bullies – so satisfying,” she wrote on Instagram.
Bridges has spoken out about her hatred for bullies in the past. She took to social media to celebrate her victory.
Other Australian boxers also shared her sentiments via social media. Taylah, a Commonwealth Games medallist, commented on Instagram: “This was so satisfying. @ebanie_bridges, you are the queen Australian boxing. It’s time to shut this bully up
Lauren Parker, a professional boxer, also commented that she “absolutely smashed it.” Shut O’Connell up! So good after the s*** she’s given her in the run up,’
Bridges spoke to O’Connell after the fight, about how unique and spiteful it was.
This is only the 10th professional fight for Blonde Bomber. She will likely now look to fight in a bantamweight unification bout.
“I don’t usually be disrespectful to my opponent, but she was so disrespectful of me the entire time. I don’t have the heart to show her this much respect, she can hit but. She Bridges said that they could bang.
‘She She was hungry, she was fierce. But I was stronger, and that’s how I’m the champion.
“I knew it was going be the hardest fight of all my career, and it was.
‘Team skanky stripper forever!’
This is only the 10th professional fight for Blonde Bomber. She will likely now look to fight a bantamweight unification bout.