Estelle Mossely and Tony Yoka: the champion looks back on their brief separation
In 2016, in a few hours, Estelle Mossley and Tony Yoka went from shadow to light. A celebrity from which their couple has suffered a lot. In the columns of the Parisian, the boxing champion evokes without the language of wood the rupture and the reunion with the father of her sons.
Friday, September 25, 2020, Estelle Mossley will sign her big comeback to competition, just four months after giving birth to her second child. A date that was not chosen at random since her lover, Tony Yoka, will also be boxing on the same day. “It was a choice to fight on the same day as Tony; it will be a first. The date for his fight was set for September 25; we were like, ‘Come on, let’s go together!’ It was a way to motivate me even more. I could not go back, “she explained in the columns of the Parisian. If today, everything seems to be going for the best between Tony Yoka and Estelle Mossley, it has not always been the case. The young mother did not hesitate to mention the problems she encountered with the father of her children. “The post-Games were complicated, the life change was total, including a departure for the United States. We got a little lost; we did not necessarily agree on everything. We are a classic couple with ups and downs. But when the going gets tough, it brings along! We share our life a little with the people who follow us and, sometimes, we can’t control everything “, she explained at first.
In October 2019, when the champion announced that she was pregnant with her second child, she revealed many subscribers that she and Tony Yoka had decided to take different paths. “When I told our separation on social networks, I was at the end of the line. I wanted to throw everything away. Tony understood (laughs). I tried to think about myself. I entered my bubble. Things have evolved little by little, we have progressed, and it has made it possible to find each other, “she added. Only two months later, the newlyweds appeared together again.
Estelle Mossley and Tony Yoka had a good time during confinement.
While the confinement period was a hardship for many couples, for Estelle Mossley and Tony Yoka, it was lived with great happiness. “At the time of confinement, Tony came back from the United States to be with us; we had some amazing family moments. I was just afraid of having to give birth at home.” But the fears of the young woman have quickly swept aside. It was at the hospital that her second boy uttered his first cry on May 7.