Valerie Loureda has fired back at fan mockery after posting about her “mindset” for her upcoming Bellator MMA battle whereas posing in a tiny swimwear three-piece in a pool – and bare-knuckle pin-up Rachael Ostovich has backed her.
Unbeaten prospect Loureda faces promotion newcomer Hannah Guy at Bellator 259 in Connecticut on Friday, preventing for the primary time since her win over Tara Gruff final August when she options on the undercard for the headline bout between Cris Cyborg and Leslie Smith.
The 22-year-old took day out from coaching to pose in a vibrant, miniscule outfit as a part of a paid promotion with a style big, including that her mindset was “on the all way, above average” as she posed along with her bottom to the digital camera and in opposition to a wall eight days out from her return.
If u only knew
— Valerie Loureda (@valerielouredaa) May 13, 2021
“Mindset not on the fight coming up, clearly,” laughed one MMA fan, inflicting Loureda to volley back: “If only you knew.”
Others anxious that Loureda’s dramatic-looking lower might scale back her punch energy, however most of her admirers who might restrain their adoration for her bodily charms predicted she would prevail in opposition to Guy.
“This woman is dangerous,” stated one. “Say a prayer for her opponent – they are going to need it.”
Guy has a tiny fraction of Loureda’s following of greater than 804,000 on Instagram, however seems no much less excited concerning the scrap.
“On May the 21st I get to punch a girl as hard as I want to,” she advised her supporters, including a satan emoji.
“I’ve got an army of killers [in training] that are turning me into an absolute monster.
“Can’t anticipate you all to see all my enhancements. And in spite of everything this weight lower bullsh*t, I can’t wait. Let’s go.”
Loureda was in characteristically emotional mood as she described her approach. “This is a lot greater than a sport to me,” she said, portraying herself in a car.
“This is my past love, greatest ardour: I’m nobody with out preventing. I’ve labored very onerous.”
She later showed off her shredded abs while in bed, admitting: “I am unable to sleep. All I can really feel is my tummy shrinking.”
This woman is dangerous, say a prayer for her opponent, they are going to need it.
— The Dfs Team Rundown (@dfs_rundown) May 15, 2021
Ex-UFC fighter Ostovich, who recently joined the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, backed Loureda.
“Let’s go,” Loureda was told by Ostovich, who could face fellow social media sensation and UFC alumni Paige VanZant when she makes her expected debut for her new promotion in July.
Conor McGregor teammate Dillon Danis responded to the fight poster for Loureda against Guy with a wisecrack. “You’re preventing a man?” the provocative MMA brawler requested.