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Amaiya Zafar

Amaiya Zafar to become first boxer to compete in hijab

Amaiya Zafar, a 16-year-old Muslim boxer from Minnesota, is set to make history by becoming the first boxer to compete in her hijab on this coming weekend. Zafar wears hijab, long sleeves and leggings under her uniform, which got her disqualified at a fight in the last November for violating USA Boxing uniform regulations. However, she did not give up, neither the game nor her religion, she was determined to fight for the right to compete in the dress that does not compromise her beliefs. “Why should I have to…