Malaysia’s first female Muslim MMA fighter named one of TIME’s Next Generation Leaders


PETALING JAYA: Ann Osman (pic), Malaysia’s first female Muslim Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter to compete at the top level, has been named as one of TIME magazine’s new class of Next Generation Leaders.

Speaking to TIME’s Adam Ferguson and David Stout recently, the 28 year-old strongly defended her fighting career against those who claim it as un-Islamic.

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