Nanterre (AFP)

French boxer Estelle Mossely made a winning return to the rings, more than four months after giving birth to her 2nd child, by beating her compatriot Aurélie Froment on points on Friday at the Paris La Défense Arena.

The Olympic champion (2016), whose last professional fight dated back to October 5, 2019, largely dominated her opponent, coming from the foot-fist.

Before the star clash of the evening between her husband Tony Yoka and Johann Duhaupas, Mossely quickly took the measure of Froment, battered from the 2nd round, even if she ended up with a cockade in the left eye following a headbutt.

The Frenchwoman, who has held a minor world belt (IBO lightweight) since June 2019, remains undefeated in 7 outings for the pros, including 1 victory before the limit.

"I tell myself that I did well to come back in the ring, it was itching," said Estelle Mossely.

"I enjoyed boxing but I know I'm not on top yet, sometimes I felt tired".

“There is still work to be done to get back to my pre-pregnancy level but it's a good start. It was an 8 round and I won, I can't complain. I'm on a good one. launched and I will quickly repeat it because I want to defend my belt very quickly. The ideal would be in November, "said the 28-year-old boxer.

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