Mole face Bridges' in the NY Post: Ebanie Bridges has turned a flamethrower on bitter rival Shannon O’Connell after an explosive fallout to their world title fight. The Aussie boxing world champion has celebrated retaining her IBF bantamweight belt by rubbing her opponent’s nose in it after it emerged O’Connell had made a distasteful final gesture before leaving the ring. Bridges stunned the fight world on Sunday in Leeds when This content is protected . The all-Aussie showdown turned into a grudge match after This content is protected in the leadup to the fight billed as the biggest women’s fight in Australian boxing history. Bridges had been labeled a “skanky stripper” by O’Connell in the fierce build-up and was also accused of “disrespecting” Australian boxing by staging the fight in the UK where Bridges has a massive fan base. The 36-year-old former school teacher from western Sydney has thrown the accusation back in O’Connell’s face after the South Australian was spotted sticking her middle finger up as the TKO result was made official in the ring. It emerged behind the scenes that O’Connell’s gesture was directed at Bridges’ friend and fellow Aussie boxer Skye Nicolson.