Regina Halmich was more successful as a boxer than any male colleague. Despite this, she earned less for years. A conversation about defeats, macho sayings and lucrative offers that she turned down.

Interviewed by

Malte Conradi and Verena Mayer, Berlin

Twelve years world champion, 46 title defenses – Regina Halmich broke records in her career and is now considered a pioneer of women’s boxing. When you meet in a Berlin restaurant, you realize that the 46-year-old can also do without the big stage. Calmly and matter-of-factly, she tells of the time of her greatest fame and her worst defeats. Only her little dog, who wants to sit on her lap, lets her lose the thread for a moment.

By Chavez

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