Once the top female super middleweight boxing champion in the world, Solo Mom Natascha Ragosina recently retired after an undefeated career in the ring. The divorced Russian model, who is raising her son, Ivan, on her own, told WBAN’s Sue T.L. Fox in 2009 that her mother wasn’t crazy about her unconventional career choice. “I suppose she still thinks of me as her little girl. She is afraid something unexpected might happen and cannot see me in the ring. She has never been to any of my fights.” However, Ragosina—nicknamed “The Russian Tsarina”—described Ivan, born in 2001, as “my biggest fan and my greatest support in life.”
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