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Claressa Shields

Top 5 Women Olympic Boxers to Watch in 2012

History in the making While big names like Pacqiao and Mayweather kept men’s boxing in the online conversation during 2009, women’s boxing finally got some press with the August 13th announcement from International Olympic Committee chair Jacques Rogge, telling the world that the 2012 London Olympics would be the first to feature women competing in […]

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Katy Taylor: Crackin’ Good Fighter

This is not a new fight, but in the interest of your boxing education you absolutely must watch this Katie Taylor v Caroline Barry amateur boxing match. Damn, it’s exciting to see this kind of energy bouncing around the ring. Oh, and these may be the first ring GUYS you’ve ever seen. Hat tip to […]

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Christy Martin celebrates win #49

Top Four Historic Moments in Women’s Boxing 2009

I only began blogging women’s boxing news midway through this year, but what a year it has been. In addition to seeing my first women’s fights on-site, online, and via pay-per-view, I’ve learned a tremendous amount about the undisciplined proliferation of boxing’s governing bodies, the heart of some of the world’s most dedicated female boxers, […]

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