Blac Chyna is able to rumble in an upcoming charity boxing match — all due to the lady who knocked Kim Kardashian out 12 years in the past on “Keeping Up With the Kardashians.”
“When Blac Chyna found out her coach was Tamara Frapasella, the same coach that beat Kim Kardashian, she smiled,” a supply solely tells Page Six.
Frapasella is coaching Chyna — who just lately sparred with the Kardashian-Jenner household in courtroom — for her battle in opposition to Instagram mannequin Alysia Magen at Damon Feldman’s Celebrity Boxing occasion in Pembroke Pines, Fla., on June 11.
The boxing champ and the previous actuality star have been clocking in classes at Hollywood’s Fortune Gym, owned by Justin Fortune, Manny Pacquiao’s coach and Frapasella’s husband.
Chatting with Page Six solely, Chyna, 34, says figuring out with Frapasella has been an “amazing” expertise.
“I knew I was mentally prepared to fight. But it wasn’t until I started sparring that I realized maybe I missed my calling. Just kidding!” she tells us. “But I seriously can’t wait to get out there and fight.”
Chyna — who dedicated to a strict weight loss program and hit the fitness center regularly earlier than coaching with Frapasella — admits that the bodily prep has been “tough” however rewarding.
“It’s a bonus that I lost 11 pounds. I feel in the best shape of my life,” she enthuses. “I’m just a little smaller, but dynamite comes in small packages.”
The “Doom” rapper tells us she was impressed to get within the ring after watching her youngsters excel of their boxing courses. The mother of two shares son King, 9, and daughter Dream, 5, with exes Tyga and Rob Kardashian, respectively.
“People keep asking if I ever thought I’d be doing something like this, and I have to admit when I saw my kids boxing, I thought, ‘Hmm…I could do that,’” she says. “I’m having so much fun with this.”
Chyna, a famous animal lover, can be wanting ahead to elevating cash for the Pasadena Humane society by means of her participation within the boxing match.
“I love to do things that help especially animals and right now my focus is making a difference. With the position I’m in, I know I can do that,” she says.
“I feel lucky to have my kitties Belaire and Syx and hate to think of all the beautiful animals that are put to sleep each year because America doesn’t have the means to take care of all of them.”
The supply near Chyna tells Page Six that her family members are glad to see her “fighting for something she truly believes in” after shedding her authorized battle in opposition to the Kardashian-Jenners this 12 months.
“She has been put through hell and is coming out strong now,” the insider says.
Chyna sued Kris Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Khloé Kardashian, Kim and Rob in October 2017 for $40 million for lack of earnings and greater than $60 million in future earnings, claiming the household used their affect to tarnish her popularity and cancel a second season of E!’s “Rob & Chyna.”
After a two-week trial, the jury selected May 2 that no damages could be awarded to Chyna. She can be again in courtroom this month to start a brand new trial in opposition to Rob, 35, whom she has accused of posting “revenge porn” of her on the web following their 2017 cut up.
“She is about to go to court with Rob on June 13, but right now her focus is prepping for the fight in Florida,” our supply provides. “Her friends are all rooting for her both in this fight and in court.”
Frapasella considers herself a part of Chyna’s assist system as of late. The athlete tells Page Six that she has been serving to her shopper get within the “right head space” through boxing.
“Boxing is as much mental as it is physical. You have to be in the right head space in order to train properly. She brings the energy, she listens and she is strong,” Frapasella says of Chyna, who she believes has “natural athletic ability.”
“We are working on defense, timing and range,” she continues. “All of this takes time — but she is showing up and putting the work in.”
Frapasella — who memorably received a battle in opposition to Kim, 41, in a charity boxing match seen on Season 4 of “KUWTK,” after which Kim mentioned she suffered “bruised” ribs — is encouraging Chyna to undertake a fearless perspective forward of her personal face-off with Magen, 32.
“I told Chyna, ‘Boxing is the hurt game. This is dangerous,’” says the veteran fighter. “She has a beautiful face. It can get smashed, just like I ‘bruised’ Kim’s rib. You have to be prepared to battle. Once you are punched in the face for the first time, it’s a whole different game. So we will see!”