Paul Wheeler talks to Miriam Gutierrez, somebody who does invaluable work outdoors of boxing
When and why you began boxing:
I began doing full contact karate after I was 14 years previous, however I needed to cease after I tore my abductor muscle. After this, I made a decision to start out boxing as a result of I wished to proceed doing a fight sport. I used to be a bit embarrassed initially as a result of all the different individuals on the gymnasium have been male, however I quickly acquired over it!
Favorite all-time fighter:
Mike Tyson. His upper-body motion was unimaginable, as was his punching energy.
Greatest battle you’ve seen:
Claressa Shields vs Hanna Gabriels was a warfare. Each fighters gave it the whole lot and I’d like to see a rematch at some point. I additionally cherished my battle with Katie Taylor [l ud 10 – November 2020]!
Private profession spotlight:
Outdoors of boxing, I work within the municipality of Torrejón de Ardoz as a councillor. I’m pleased with the work that I do within the Ladies’s Council for Ladies’s Rights. I provide assist, help and steering to ladies who’re struggling or who’ve suffered from gender violence.
I’ve all the time had numerous admiration for Katie Taylor, so I used to be very nervous after I fought her. Her pace is brutal.
Greatest and worst attributes as a boxer:
My finest attributes are that I’m dedicated and chronic – I by no means hand over! My worst is that I can get offended very simply, together with with myself.
Battle for what you need, as you may obtain something that you just set your thoughts to.
I wish to get a tomahawk steak from Dabiz Muñoz’s GoXO.
Greatest associates in boxing:
Eva María Naranjo and [kickboxer] Iman Chairi are like sisters to me. And I’m a fantastic admirer of Soralla Sánchez’s profession.
Different sportsperson you wish to be:
Rafael Nadal as a result of he enjoys each match that he performs.
Who would play you in a movie of your life:
An actress with charisma who enjoys what she does. Somebody like Maggie Civantos, for instance.
Have you ever ever been starstruck:
I used to be starstruck when my two kids have been born and I acquired to see their faces for the primary time.
Final time you cried:
I get emotional after I see my kids overcome challenges and obtain their objectives, particularly after they say that I’ve impressed them not directly. They know that if their mom can do it, they will too.
Greatest recommendation obtained:
Don’t let anybody inform you that you could’t do one thing.
Worst hearsay about your self:
Some individuals assume that I’ve modified, however I’ll all the time be the identical, it doesn’t matter what.
One thing not many individuals find out about you:
It’s a secret!