In just six years as a Muay Thai fighter, Cindy Silvestre, also known as the “French Cyborg”, from Besançon in France, has become one of the top female fighters in Europe.
The 26-year-old has racked up 75 fights in her career and has fought many notable names such as Enfusion World Champion Iman Barlow, Swedish and IFMA World champion Patricia Axling, and WBC Diamond Champion Ruth Ashdown.
We spoke with the French fighter to get to know a bit more about her and what she has achieved in the sport so far.
How and when did you get started in Muay Thai?
Cindy: “I first started training in boxing when I was 13-years-old at Ring Athlétique Ledonien, then I began training Muay Thai when I turned 20 in 2013. I always loved combat sports when I was a little girl.”
When did you decide you wanted to start competing?
Cindy: “I have been competing since I was 14-years-old. I just love the competition. I love Muay Thai and I love to fight.”
What are your career highlights so far?
Cindy: “My best achievement is my first Pro title in Thailand. I would say my second biggest achievement is my fight vs Iman Barlow. I accepted the fight on five-days notice and this fight was the best war of my career.”
Which countries have you competed in?
Cindy: “I have traveled and competed in Thailand, as well as all over Europe including Spain, Germany, Italy, England, Denmark, Norway, Holland, Russia and Hungary.”
What is your ultimate goal?
Cindy: “My ultimate goal is to have 250 professional fights minimum.”
Any final message to someone who wants to follow in your footsteps?
Cindy: “Live your dreams.”
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