MMA star Valerie Loureda bounces back from ‘sells sex’ jibes with stunning second round knockout and sultry dance celebration at Bellator 243
MMA star Valerie Loureda hit back at critics suggesting she ‘sells sex’ on social media by celebrating her sensational second round knockout win with an elaborate dance.
The American moved to 3-0 as a professional with a superb stoppage victory over fellow countrywoman Tara Graff in Connecticut.
And she used the win as an opportunity to gloat to those slamming her for what she posts online.
She added the caption: "3-0! Wear your heels, put on your lashes, spar hard in the morning, make your tik toks, and don’t let ANYONE tell you what you can or cant be. -xoxo, V."
And in her post-fight interview she was even more honest, adding: "I’m still gonna post TikToks. I don’t care what anybody says. I waited until the chance I got to fight, when I was healthy, so I could shut her mouth.
"Let me tell you something. This girl, every single day of quarantine, I thought about her face, the moment I get to punch her like that. Extremely necessary like Jorge [Masvidal] would tell me. I don’t care if there’s one second left, I hit her 50 million times so she can’t get up.
"I’m a master in taekwondo. I’ve always been professional, until this girl. I can’t be professional with that girl, when you’re telling me I’m being demoralising to the sport.
"Well you know what? Look at all the girls that look like me, who dance, who wanna defend themselves, who are now gonna be in MMA because I’m an inspiration to them and they’re not scared. That’s what I stand for, not what she does."
It comes after UFC star Macy Chiasson said she believes Loureda ‘sells sex’ and is ‘portraying the wrong message to people who watch this sport’.
Loureda also posted another photo to Instagram after her fight with a pointed, sarcastic caption: "Just an “ig” model."