MMA: Sceptics don't bother 16-year-old Victoria Lee as she gears up for the professional stage

Victoria Lee (second from left) follows in the footsteps of older siblings Angela and Christian (right) as she joins MMA promotion One Championship. Younger brother Adrian is also an MMA practitioner.
Victoria Lee (second from left) follows in the footsteps of older siblings Angela and Christian (right) as she joins MMA promotion One Championship. Younger brother Adrian is also an MMA practitioner.PHOTO: COURTESY OF VICTORIA LEE
16-year-old Victoria Lee is set to embark on her biggest challenge as a professional fighter after One Championship.
16-year-old Victoria Lee is set to embark on her biggest challenge as a professional fighter after One Championship.PHOTO: VICTORIA LEE/INSTAGRAM

SINGAPORE - Before each mixed martial arts (MMA) competition, Victoria Lee reminds herself of the advice from her father Ken: Ignore the outside chatter and focus on the contest ahead.

It is a lesson she intends to heed as she embarks on her biggest challenge as a professional fighter after One Championship on Thursday (Sept 17) announced the 16-year-old would be joining the MMA promotion.

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