British boxer Natasha Jonas is making a career comeback. She left the boxing ring in 2015 when she got pregnant with her baby daughter. Even though her retirement caused a commotion over whether she would ever make it back to the ring in 2021, she has proved everyone wrong by restarting her boxing career. Natasha Jonas took up boxing at the age of 21. Her amateur career was pretty great, with her becoming the first becoming first in many fields. She was the first female boxer to compete in GB boxing. She was also the first British boxer to make it into the Olympics.
Natasha wanted to be a footballer while growing up. But she chose boxing over football. Natasha’s sister Nikita is a football player. Nikita was also on a break and is also making it into the pitch this year. A lot is going on in the boxer’s life, and this has resurfaced the all-time question about whom the boxer is dating. Let us find out more about this.
Natasha Jonas Partner
Professional boxer Natasha Jonas has currently revealed that she is single. The former Olympian is pretty secretive when it comes to her relationships. She has been rumored to have been in a number of relationships, but none has been confirmed. There also has been news surrounding her engagement before her pregnancy. But the boxer confirmed that these are false alarms and thus must not be taken seriously.
In 2015, Natasha gave birth to her daughter Mela. She left the boxing field much early due to the pregnancy. Natasha even confessed that she thought that might have been the end for her. But while making a comeback in 2021, Natasha revealed that her daughter is the sole reason she chose to restart her career. All women gain weight during pregnancy. But lucky for Natasha, boxing is a profession that could be benefitted from her weight gain. Also, the 37-year-old boxer added that she wants to be that person whom her daughter always looks up to. Her premature career-ending is not what she wants to be remembered for. Natasha’s sister Nikita is also returning to her profession after a break. Nikita is a football player. Natasha revealed that in 2021, she is mentally, physically, and emotionally in a good place and is fully confident about her career ahead.
Boxing Career And Achievements
Natasha Jonas started her boxing career at the age of 21. She initially envisioned becoming a football player and hence spent eighteen months in college on a football scholarship. But later, she chose boxing as a profession. Jonas competed mainly in the 64Kg division. She is the holder of five ABA Championship titles. In 2010, Jonas defeated boxer Amanda Coulson and won a gold in the inaugural GB Amateur Boxing Championships. In 2012, she made history by becoming the first British boxer to compete in Olympics. Jonas made it to the semi-finals but had to surrender to Quannitta Underwoods and take the bronze medal. Channel 4 aired a documentary titled Knockout Scousers in 2012. Jonas featured in the documentary and traced her journey right from its beginning to the Olympic qualification.
In 2015, Jonas shocked the world with the news of her retirement from her career due to pregnancy. She thought a revival would be impossible, and hence this is going to be the end. But after the birth of her daughter Mela, Natasha regained the strength to fight, and in 2020, she challenged the WBC and IBO female super featherweight title. On 7 August 2020, Jonas fought British boxer Terri Harper for the title. But the match ended in a draw. For WBC, IBO lightweight titles, she was made to compete with Irish professional boxer Katie Taylor. But Jonas lost the match for 9-2-1.