Two-time Junior World Champion and two-time Junior European Champion Nadja Milijancevic is a rising expertise from Serbia who flattened her final opponent – and her subsequent encounter will likely be in her new self-discipline of naked knuckle boxing.
Coaching as a part of the Ronin Carnage crew in her homeland, Milijancevic has been described by viewers as a “badass and a magnificence” and her mentors embody Misa Baculov, an ex-fighter who has helped the 20-year-old to star for the Battle Internet promotion in Novi Unhappy.
Baculov is now aiding Milijancevic, who typically takes on the lads in her health club, to arrange for her Naked Knuckle Preventing Championship (BKFC) debut, the place she has joined the likes of latest signings Pearl Gonzalez and Rachael Ostovich among the many newest feminine abilities to enroll.
Social media sensation Paige VanZant turned the promotion’s best-known fighter when she joined BKFC final yr, and Milijancevic says she has the excellence of changing into the primary addition to signal a five-fight contract with bosses.
Milijancevic won’t fairly have VanZant’s Instagram following of just about 2.5 million but, however she already has a fan account dedicated to her, referred to as Dose of Nadja, and greater than 20,000 followers of her personal.
“He is greater than only a coach,” Milijancevic says of Baculov, regularly sharing footage together with her admirers. of herself touchdown brutal blows and kicks. “He is an individual who evokes me each day, motivates me and I enhance in all segments of life. My coach is healthier than yours.”
“It’s not sufficient to say how a lot happiness working with this man fills me with.”
One in all Milijancevic’s different best allies is known as Alfie – her canine of 9 years and a companion the newcomer describes as “my finest buddy”.
Alfie has seen his proprietor compete for the Serbian nationwide crew and win the nation’s K1 Junior Championship, placing her love of coaching and luxury within the ring to superb use in her fledgling profession.
One other of her staunchest supporters alongside the way in which has been Marina Dekic, with whom she gained on the European Championships in Macedonia in 2017.
“I like you an excessive amount of, my finest buddy,” Milijancevic advised Dekic on the time. “We have been collectively by way of lots of blood, sweat and energy, but additionally collectively in a lot happiness.”
Dekic has enthusiastically backed Milijancevic’s transfer to BKFC. “If we’re preventing, let’s do it correctly,” Milijancevic stated, portraying herself signing on the dotted line and thanking promotion founder David Feldman.
“We’ll take heads off. I am so excited. I promise I’ll reside as much as your expectations – able to make historical past.”