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Galway has a new world champion. Thirty-one-year-old Whitney Sheppard claimed the International Kickboxing Federation's Atomweight K-1 world title when she overcame German champion Evelyn Gallegos on Saturday night.
Kickboxing is a real family affair for aspiring world champion Whitney Sheppard who is preparing for the fight of her life this weekend in Galway.
Galway kickboxers enjoyed success at the recent world championships despite being caught in a suspected terror attack.
The IKF Ireland Kickboxing team who fought in the Unified World Martial Arts/Kickboxing Championships in Marina Di Carrara in Tuscany were caught up in what was at the time, a suspected terror attack.
Six titles will be decided at a major kickboxing/K-1 fight night in the Clayton Hotel on Sunday.