Teammates with Jorge Masvidal and Dustin Poirier, an adrenaline junkie who loves her food and the daughter of a former kickboxing champion. Life looks pretty good for Dakota Ditcheva, one of Britain’s top MMA prospects… otherwise known as ‘Dangerous.’ The 24-year-old – who was born and raised in Manchester – recently signed an exclusive multi-fight deal with the PFL, or Professional Fighters League, after beating Hassna Gaber on her debut back in August.
She joins a growing roster of talent which includes the likes of fellow Brits Brendan Loughnane, Simeon Powell and Stevie Ray. JUST IN: Elle Brooke: ‘Novice’ OnlyFans star could become a ‘pro boxer’ And Ditcheva, who is currently based in the UK, spends a large chunk of her time training in the US at American Top Team in Florida with iconic names such as Poirier – who beat UFC superstar Conor McGregor twice last year – and BMF champion Masvidal.
She also counts Joanna Jedrzejczyk as one of her teammates too, something which she admits she still can’t quite believe having idolised her as a child growing up. “You know what’s crazy, Joanna was my idol, now she’s my teammate,” said Ditcheva in an exclusive interview with GiveMeSport. “She’s always been one of my favourite fighters.
She came from a striking background like I have so I’ve always watched her fights and stuff. I’m hoping fingers crossed she’s not done yet. “I hope she does come back because I know a lot of fighters do say that they’re done and some of them do come back after a few years they can’t stay away.Read more on givemesport.com