Yassi Pressman Reveals How Boxing Saved Her From ‘Dark Time’

Yassi Pressman went through a “dark time” in her life

Actress Yassi Pressman revealed that boxing saved her from a “dark time” in her life and she found a new passion.

Yassi is one of the celebrities in the Philippines who is known to be versatile. She can act, sing, and dance. Her acting projects also showcased various genres. However, behind her popularity and the admiration that she gets from her fans, Yassi also has no immunity when it comes to feeling down at certain times, just like what other people experience.

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Through her recent Instagram post, Yassi Pressman revealed that a dark time came into her life when she quits everything. “I remember a time where Boxing saved me, I was trying to move on from a dark time in my life where I quit everything. Everything…” she said.

This newfound passion opened her being to a new perspective until she was introduced to MMA or mixed martial arts. The actress said that her sad mood swings disappear as she was engaging herself in the said activity.

She felt she has a purpose again and became motivated to go on. “I’ll always be thankful for this sport. I am not pretending to be a pro, nor am I trying to be one in the future. I am just grateful for things that make me feel alive,” she shared.


Yassi Pressman said that she has high regard for those who are fighting their own battles without other people knowing about what they are going through. The actress added that she hopes this will remind everyone to find something that will make them continue to go forward. “Always take care of yourselves & check up on your friends,” she said.

Several celebrities and netizens agreed with what she said and there were those who expressed that they felt inspired by what she shared.

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