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Ramla Ali: From refugee who fled war-torn Somalia to undefeated boxer, model & activist

BBC Sport Monday, 15 August 2022
Boxer, author, activist and model Ramla Ali shares her remarkable story of arriving in Britain as a refugee to becoming the first female professional to fight in Saudi Arabia.
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