Ebanie Bridges has called her upcoming opponent Shannon O'Connell an 'annoying c***' as her first title defence comes against an Australian rival with whom she shares history.
Matchroom have won the purse bid for Bridges' first IBF bantamweight title defence, which will come against veteran O'Connell to spark huge interest Down Under.With O'Connell promising to 'punch holes' through her 'scared' Australian rival, Bridges has taken to Instagram to alter the nickname of her foe from Shotgun to Sh*tgun in a mark of disrespect. READ MORE: Confused UFC fighter compared to Ebanie Bridges clears things up with 'big boobs' quip O'Connell, who has also been dubbed as The Queen of Australian Boxing, has won 23 of her 30 professional fights including eight bouts in a row since 2017.O'Connell has said: "Ebanie Bridges pretends she doesn’t know me because she’s scared of me.
I will punch holes through that girl."With Bridges saying back in August, alongside her slightly altered version of the Shotgun nickname: "I can't wait to shut this annoying c*** up tbh."Will you be watching Ebanie Bridges in the ring later this year?Read more on dailystar.co.uk