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IBO world super Bantamweight champion


Mea Motu is not just a formidable force in the boxing ring, she is a symbol of resilience, courage and triumph. Mea has etched her name in history as the IBO world super Bantamweight champion.

In Pukepoto Te Tai Tokerau, Mea's interest in boxing started at just 13 years old and has grown into a very impressive boxing career with 18-0 with 6K0s. Then in April 2023, at the age of 33 and a proud mother of five, Mea firmly secured her place in history as the IBO world super Bantamweight champion. Mea has gone on to successfully defended the title twice. However, Her ascent to becoming a world champion has not been without its challenges

Mea is a domestic abuse survivor, where she literally fought for her life for many years. The story of what she’s been through, how she found the courage and strength to fight through it, and coming out the other side to become a World Champion is incredibly powerful. She credits boxing and her gym with saving her life.

In addition to her achievements in the ring, Mea has embraced a role as a beacon of hope for those grappling with mental health challenges. As an ambassador for "I Am Hope," she passionately advocates for the well-being of tamariki and rangatahi, sharing her inspirational journey of courage and hope. Mea openly speaks about her truth and how she has risen to overcome the difficulties and dark parts of her life in the hope to inspire and uplift others.

Mea Motu's life story is a narrative of triumph over adversity, a testament to the strength that resides within each of us. Through her victories, both personal and professional, she sends a resounding message—that no challenge is insurmountable, and the human spirit has the power to rise from the ashes and become a champion in its own right.

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Beyond the Ring: Triumph, Resilience, and the Power Within

Mea will share her empowering story as a survivor, a warrior and an advocate for resilience. Mea shares her journey to a world champion title that wasn’t merely about conquering opponents in the ring; it was a battle against the shadows of a painful past.

A story of triumph over adversity, a story that transcends the boundaries of the boxing ring. A survivor of domestic abuse, Mea’s presentation shows the true meaning of strength, not just physical but the indomitable strength of the human spirit.

Mea’s story will allow your audience to know that even in the darkest moments you can find the power within to rise from the ashes and become a champion. She will ignite the flame of resilience and remind you that no challenge is insurmountable, no matter how daunting it may seem.

Mea’s life teaches us that the real victory lies in our ability to get back up after each knockdown, and to not let our past define us.

Your audience will walk away with:
• Belief in their inner strength
• Ability to tap into their resilience.
• To never underestimate the power of your own story
• Inspire change and determination.
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