Bella Mir enjoyed a victory in her professional mixed martial arts debut on Thursday night.
Mir — notably the 17-year-old daughter of former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir — took on fellow pro debutant Danielle Wynn in a 137-pound catchweight bout in the co-main event of the iKon FF 2 event in Sonora, Mexico.
Being cornered by her father, the junior Mir was able to showcase her grappling game en route to a unanimous decision victory by way of 29-28 scorecards.
As a result, she is now 1-0 as a professional as she took to social media soon after.
Frank Mir ‘Beyond Proud’ Of Daughter
Mir was naturally proud of his daughter’s achievement as he heaped praise on her on social media following the fight.
“I’m so beyond proud of my daughter Bella,” the senior Mir wrote on Instagram. “When you’re 17 athletic talent does not always transfer over to mental strength. In fact, it can weaken it. She overcame adversity and now the world knows not only her talent but how strong her mind is. #FearLadyMir @ladymir11”
The future is certainly bright for Bella Mir, especially under the tutelage of her experienced father.
As for Frank Mir, 41, he is seemingly still competing — albeit not in mixed martial arts anymore — after he reportedly signed a contract with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship last month.