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GUYANA’S first female World Champion Boxer, Gwendolyn ‘Stealth Bomber’ O’Neil, Wins Heavyweight Title in St. Maarten

On Saturday, July 4, Guyana’s first female World Champion Gwendolyn ‘Stealth Bomber’ O’Neil defeated Sonya Lamonakis and captured the heavyweight title in Philipsburg, St Maarten.

O’Neil who is now a five-time boxing world champion while at the same time a mother of five children, thanked the fans, her management team and God for the heart-stirring win which put her back on top of the world heavyweight boxing scene.

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A huge crowd favourite, O’Neil fought to chants of ‘Gwendolyn, beat and beat out’ in reference to her pre-fight TV-Carib interview when the quick-witted O’Neil said, “I have respect for Sonya but I come here to beat her and then beat out.”

Here’s Gwendolyn’s personal story…

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