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Home carer Vanessa English turned Brazilian Jujitsu champ

A home carer from Nottingham who took up Brazilian Jujitsu as a hobby has been preparing for a title fight in Portugal.

Vanessa English, 24, originally from Norfolk, took up the sport four years ago and trains following night shifts.

She is currently a purple belt world champion but is now aiming for a European brown belt title in Lisbon at the weekend.

Tom Brown reports for East Midlands Today.

  • 23 Jan 2014
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