Introducing: The Fredia "Cheetah" Gibbs 6 Foot Bronze Monument
Kickboxing Superstar, Martial Arts Legend and Multi-Sport Champion -
called the Greatest Female Athlete in the History of Delaware County, PA, and
"The Most Dangerous Woman in the World!"
Inside Karate Magazine
Clay Model of Statue by Sculptor
Jennifer Frudakis-Petry with Fredia Gibbs and the Clay Model of the Statue.
The Statue Project
Kickboxing superstar and Multi-Sport Legend Fredia "Cheetah" Gibbs, once known as "The Most Dangerous Woman in the World" with a record of 16-0 and 15 KO's will be the first female athlete honored with a statue in Pennsylvania and the first female Martial Artist statue on the Planet! The Statue will serve as a tribute to all Martial Artists around the world!
Born and raised in Delaware County, PA, Gibbs was an All-American standout in basketball and track and field, before taking the world of martial arts and the fight world by storm, winning three World Championships each in Muay Thai Kickboxing and Tae Kwon Do and fighting as a Top Contender in women’s professional boxing.
The Fredia Gibbs Bronze Monument brings together an iconic female athlete with a legend from the world of art, Sculptor Jennifer Frudakis-Petry, also of Pennsylvania.
Members of "Team Fredia" worked with Frudakis-Petry on the momentous Emlen Tunnell bronze statue project, which was unveiled in Radnor, PA in 2018.
Fredia's autobiography available on Amazon
(click book cover)
The Night Fredia Gibbs Shocked the World!
Fredia "Cheetah" Gibbs - List of Accolades
Former 3X World Champion and undefeated in Muay Thai Kickboxing; 16-0 record with 15 knockouts
Top Contender in Women’s Professional Boxing with ESPN fights and several title bouts
Former 3X World Champion in Tae Kwon Do
Listed among the Top Ten Greatest African-American Female Athletes of all Time
2017 Honored by Sports Legends Museum of Delaware County; Called the Greatest Female Athlete in Delaware County History;
2017 Martial Arts honoree; awarded ISKA World Title belt, Los Angeles
2014 Recognized by Tom Joyner on BlackAmericaWeb
Fredia is also known as "Lady Jack Johnson" in recognition of her achievements
Fredia was named among the TOP TEN Greatest African-American Female Athletes of all Time, alongside Serena Williams, FloJo and Wilma Rudolph!
A Multi-Sport Champion: Gibbs' Achievements in Other Sports
Professional Basketball, European Women’s League, led Team Etzella to European Cup.
First Team Kodak All-American Basketball team while playing for Cabrini University. Still holds records for Career Points - 2,395; Single Game 48 points…all while playing only 3 seasons.
Invited to U.S. Women’s Basketball Olympic team try-outs
High School All-American, All-State, All Delco in Basketball while competing for Chester High, Chester, PA. Average 28 ppg, 10 assists pg.
All-American and State Champion (relay) in Track and Field.
Videos - Fredia Gibbs in Action
Full Video of Fredia's amazing victory over then ISKA World Kickboxing Champion Valerie Henin of France, April 15, 1994 --
The Night She Shocked the World!"
ESPN Friday Night Fights, Women's Boxing, Fredia Gibbs vs. Hannah Fox, Round 1. Gibbs hands Fox her first defeat.