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Twenty-six year old Gloria Peritore was born in Sicily, Italy and has been competiting in Kickboxing and Muay Thai since 2011. She only turned professional in the summer of 2014 and in this short time has accumulated an impressive unbeaten record of 6-0-1! As an amateur her record was 9-3-0 and she had won a string of titles including ISKA & WTKA Amateur World Kickboxing Champion, IASKA Amateur World K-1 Champion, among others. Today she holds the Italian National K-1 title at 55kg and has successfully defended it once. She fights out of Kickboxing Club Firenze under Paolo Morelli.
We asked her how she started in martial arts and she replied...
"I discovered kick boxing by chance, at first I was not sure, but then I changed my mind thanks to the passion anche That sent me my coach. Before i’ve practiced a team sport, handball, through which i’ve learned the importance of teamwork and the value of the person. Thanks to martial arts, i improved it, expanding to the several aspect in my life."