Ruqsana is currently WKA Muay Thai Kickboxing World Champion who has now made the transition to professional boxing and is signed by former world champion David Haye. Ruqsana is also a trainer supporting community-based sessions to facilitate access to sport and mixed martial arts for women from all backgrounds. She is currently writing a book about her journey to the ring a as female boxer in a male dominated sport. Ruqsana aims to become a boxing world champion.
|What is your favourite sport?||Boxing|
|What drives you?||To inspire others and be inspired in life and fulfilling my purpose in life|
|What was your defining moment to get to where you are now?||When I won the world title|
|What is your first sporting memory?||Walking in to the ring for my first professional fight|
|Who is your inspirational woman in sport?||I look up to Dame Kelly Holmes and Denise Lewis|
|Why is sport important?||Apart from keeping you healthy it has a positive impact on mental health|