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British-Bangladeshi Muay Thai World Champion Ruqsana Begum’s Memoir ‘Born Fighter’ Gets Series Adaptation

Click here to read the full article. “Born Fighter,” the memoir of British-Bangladeshi Muay Thai World Champion Ruqsana Begum, is getting a limited series adaptation. The series will be co-produced by BlackBox Multimedia, which has several Ellery Queen adaptations in the works, and Seven Seas Films (“The Show Must Go On: The Queen + Adam Lambert Story”). Begum’s story is a coming-of-age sports drama, in which many of her biggest challenges take place outside of the ring. She battles through an arranged marriage, hides sporting glory from her parents, copes with mental health illness, and consistently defies the expectations of what a...
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Ruqsana Begum, Tasif Khan to feature on Aug 13 show in Malta

Total Sports Management is pleased to confirm it has agreed on a broadcast deal for its next show. Promoter Stephen Vaughan Jr. has worked tirelessly to secure a contract with a major outlet for the ‘Maltese Boxing Bonanza’ show on August 13. The show –– which consists of seven fights...
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Ruqsana Begum: Muay Thai world champion's difficult journey to the top

Muay Thai world champion. Dutiful daughter. Fastest girl in school. ME sufferer. Wife. Architect. It is difficult to categorise Ruqsana Begum. Now aged 37, for much of her life she was caught between two worlds that could never meet. With two strings pulling on her in different directions, she was forced to keep each half of her identity separate, until both imploded and something new was forged from the debris left behind.
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