MMA veteran Bec Rawlings has shaved her head in solidarity and in favor of a charity that helps children against cancer.
Rawlings, a Bellator, Invicta and UFC veteran, as well as a former BKFC champion, shared the news via a campaign on MyCause.com where she wrote the following statement about her father’s recent battle with liver cancer that has inspired her to raise some money for medical research for families and children dealing with the deadly disease.
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“I shave my head, not only because I get it in the eye during training, but also because my father was recently diagnosed with liver cancer and I figured out what a better way to raise awareness and raise some money for a some great medical research facilities in Tasmania. & Camp Quality helping kids & families affected by cancer, my hair will come off on May 1st so dig deep & let’s raise some money & say fuck you to cancer! ”Rawlings wrote.
She then posted her new haircut in an Instagram post, sharing the great news that her head shaving has helped raise $ 3,735 for Camp Quality so far. You can still donate through the My Cause link shared above. Rawlings is 8-9 overall as a professional mixed martial artist and last competed at Bellator 240 in February 2020, where she defeated Elina Kallionidou by unanimous decision.
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