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Julia Avila’s 2022 was full of pleasure after discovering out she was pregnant and lately giving start to her daughter Eris Luisa.
Avila (9-2) defined how motherly duties have gone up to now in an unique interview with WMMA Rankings.
“Life has been nice! I’ve by no means slept a lot, so being up and feeding or taking good care of my daughter isn’t a problem.”
Avila admits having her daughter has added a brand new sort of motivation to her life.
“I like my daughter and having her eyes watch me is in a way more durable for me. It’s not a motivation, it’s a concern. I’m afraid of ever letting my daughter down. I wish to make HER proud.”
Quite a bit has occurred within the Bantamweight division for the reason that “Raging Panda” final stepped into the octagon. The title has bounced again between Julianna Peña and Amanda Nunes, lots of the top-ranked contenders have gone face to face, in addition to the filtration of the ladies’s featherweight division.
Avila gave a strongly worded opinion on the state of the ladies’s bantamweight and featherweight divisions.
“There’s been some ladies shifting round and actually struggling to get to bantam (bantamweight). I’m unhappy that’s there no funding in constructing the featherweight division. For ladies particularly, I used to be nervous that I wouldn’t have the ability to get pregnant due to it.”
“To not say that I might be within the featherweight division, however I don’t know my physique’s capabilities proper now. Actually, I’m simply itching to get again on the mats and punch folks.”
Avila seems forward to the brand new 12 months and plans for her return to the cage.
“ I might LOVE to battle ASAP. However I had an emergency c-section in order that put a bump in my highway to restoration. Additionally, folks neglect, the one cause we began a household was as a result of I blew out my knee prepping for my battle vs Raquel Pennington for Dec 2021. I’m nonetheless not cleared to coach as I ought to from my knee damage. If issues go effectively hopefully late spring or early summer time 2023.”
Wanting into 2023, the “Raging Panda” has made her plans for the brand new 12 months clear.
“Plans for 2023 are easy, be sure I don’t neglect who the heck I’m, and f*ck sh*t up. Whether or not or not it’s in my day job, enterprise, elevating my daughter, my marriage, or my ardour for preventing…after I communicate up I need folks to pay attention; I’m THAT b*tch.”
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