Claressa Shields hopes to revive women’s boxing with pro debut

16
Nov

Claressa Shields hopes to revive women’s boxing with pro debut

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields wants to give women’s boxing a boost with her pro debut on the Kovalev-Ward undercard.

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05
Jul

Zulina Munoz wipes Vanessa Taborda out in four

On Saturday night, WBC female junior bantamweight titlist Zulina Munoz faced Vanesa Taborda in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

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18
Mar

Final bout sheet (with weigh-in results): Salazar vs. Jimenez

The final bout sheet (with Friday’s weigh-in results) for tonight’s Cancun show topped by the Martha Salazar-Alejandra Jimenez women’s WBC heavyweight title bout.

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19
Jul

Espinoza talks Matthysse-Garcia, more

Showtime Sports executive vice president Stephen Espinoza had a lot to say regarding the recently announced co-feature to Floyd Mayweather-Saul Alvarez, as well as the possibility of women’s boxing and/or Guillermo Rigdondeaux on the network.

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17
Jun

Danger is omnipresent for female fighters, too

The hospitalization of Frida Wallberg following her eighth-round knockout to Diana Prazak in Stockholm, Sweden on Friday, was a grim reminder that female boxers are at as much risk as their male counterparts. The former 130-pound titleholder recently came out of a medically-induced coma to alleviate brain swelling.

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08
Aug

Esparza and Shields advance to medal rounds

With their most recent victories two American female boxers, flyweight Marlen Esparza and middleweight Claressa Shields, are assured of at least a bronze medal in London.

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05
Aug

Jonas defeats Underwood on historic day for women’s boxing

Great Britain’s Natasha Jonas defeated American Queen Underwood in the first round of the first Olympic women’s boxing tournament at the London Games on Sunday, a historic day for female boxing.

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