This Pakistani Girl Proves That Women Are Amazing and Strong
In Pakistan, it is very rare to see a woman excelling in sports such as Mixed Martial Arts. It is a full-body combat sports which means you use your whole body to defeat your opponent. Women of Pakistan rarely choose such sports as the profession. But Anita Nisar from Hunza Valley of Gilgit-Baltistan has proven every person wrong.
“I wanted to do something different, something special to prove that women can do anything that men can.”
She has been making Pakistan proud by being exceptionally unbeaten in MMA. After a near-death experience at the age 14, Anita decided to take life by the horns and steer it the way she wanted. Her passion for combat and her natural talent made it possible for her to hone in her abilities into perfection.
She was thew first girl from Gilgit-Baltistan to win two gold medals at Pakistan Grappling Challenge that took place in Islamabad. Her victory came at the hands of beating two opponents by dislocating their bones.
Anita wishes to become a World Champion in MMA one day for which she practices 7 hours a day in The Fight Fortress which is a training center for both men and women. Her brother Ali Sultan is her coach and helps her achieve her goals. According to him, “MMA is a different sport where rules are flexible. You are free to use hands, elbows and feet to subdue your opponent. This is precisely the reason it’s not popular, especially among Pakistani women. But Anita is an exception.”