US Olympic women’s boxing trials set for Oct 26-31 in Memphis

The event that female Olympic boxing hopefuls have been targeting since the close of Olympic competition in London is now less than a month away and the 24 athletes who will vie for Olympic berths are finalized. The 2016 Olympic Trials for Women’s Boxing will take place October 26-31 at the Memphis Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tenn., in conjunction with the final Olympic...
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USA Boxing takes two golds at 2015 PanAm Games; Cuba tops with six golds

Two spectacular closing days of action saw the final champions crowned in the boxing tournament of the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games on Friday and Saturday. The highlight of the boxing tournament finals was Canada’s three-time AMBC American Women’s Continental Champion Mandy Bujold defeating AIBA Women’s World Champion Marlen Esparza in front of her home fans in a packed...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Pan American Games underway; 120 boxers competing in all 13 Olympic divisions

The boxing tournament of the 2015 Pan American Games began on Saturday, July 18, as 120 of the best men’s and women’s boxers from the Central, North and South America regions compete for gold medal glory. 10 men’s weight categories from Light Flyweight (49 kg) to Super Heavyweight (91+ kg) will feature across three 3 minute rounds, while the trio of Olympic women’s weight...
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July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

USA Boxing National Championships final results & winners

The 2015 USA Boxing Elite National Championships concluded with 20 final round bouts at Northern Quest’s Pend Oreile Pavilion on Saturday. The championship bouts held special importance for the elite men with the 10 gold medalists earning Olympic Trials berths. All six finalists in the women’s Olympic weight divisions clinched their Olympic Trials berths with semifinal victories...
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January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

USA Boxing National semifinal results: Six women clinch Olympic trial berths

The 2015 USA Boxing Elite National Championships at the Northern Quest Resort and Casino’s Pend Oreile Pavilion on Friday held two sessions of semifinal round competition. The top two finishers in the three Olympic weight divisions from this week’s national championships clinched the first berths in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Women’s Boxing and the intensity of the semifinal...
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USA Boxing National Championships Quarterfinal Results

The fourth day of the 2015 USA Boxing National Championships featured a full day of quarterfinal contests on Thursday at the HUB Sports Center in Spokane, Wash. The quarterfinal action featured several twists and turns with two 2012 Olympians making their tournament debuts and a handful of athletes competing for the fourth straight day in the pacific northwest. Returning women...
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January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Women’s World Championships Final results: Team USA Esparza & Shields win; Katie Taylor continues domination

The ten gold medal bouts of the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships in Jeju were held in the front of the local boxing fans, as Ireland’s legendary Katie Taylor secured her fifth title in a row, US London 2012 Olympic Champion Claressa Shields won her first AIBA Women’s Championships gold, while Atheyna Bylon of Panama became one of the greatest sportswomen in the history...
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Women’s world championships semifinal results: Claressa Shields, Katie Taylor & Marlen Esparza all win

Olympic Champions reach the World Finals in Jeju, while Bylon’s fairytale continues The exciting semifinals took place in the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships, and Jeju, Korea was treated to a masterclass in boxing from each participant. Both London 2012 Olympic Champions competing in the Championships made it through to their respective finals, as Ireland’s Katie Taylor...
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Women’s world championships quarterfinal results: Claressa Shields, Marlen Esparza, Heidi Henriksen advance for Team USA

Semi-finalists revealed in the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships The sixth competition day of the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships in Jeju, Korea saw the winners of the quarter-finals achieve at least a guaranteed bronze medal, with two London 2012 Olympic Champions advancing to the last four in the event, as Katie Taylor walked over to the semi-finals, while US teenager...
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Women’s world championships Day 4 results: USA Boxing wins big, Esparza, Shields & Wolf all advance

The winners of the Flyweight class (51 kg), Welterweight class (69 kg), Light Heavyweight class (81 kg) and Heavyweight class (+81 kg) advanced to the quarter-finals in Jeju, Korea on the fourth competition day of the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships, which means they all need to win just one further bout for a guaranteed bronze medal. Many boxers excelled on Day 4, and...
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November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

AIBA women’s world championships Day 1 & Day 2 results

The eighth edition of the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships began with its first competition day in Jeju, Korea. Altogether 280 elite boxers from 67 nations have been there in the general weigh-in in the morning which is near to the record of the championships. Sixteen bouts have been held in the opening day of the competition in the picturesque island of Jeju where Kazakhstan...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: USA boxing champ Danyelle Wolf in ESPN Body Issue

Two-time USA women's national boxing champion Danyelle Wolf is one of the featured athletes in this year's ESPN the Body Issue. Right here, you can check out Danyelle's photo spread, and be in awe of her chiseled and muscular physique. And oh yes, a certain nearly 50-year-old fighter, Bernard Hopkins, is in the issue as well. Since we don't discriminate, you can check out the photos...
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July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 USA Boxing National Championships: Final results, 20 new champions crowned

2014 USA Boxing National Championships action concluded with 20 final round bouts in both men’s and women’s action on Saturday at the Pend Oreille Pavilion at the Northern Quest Resort and Casino on Saturday. The day’s competition featured several rematches and action-packed contests in the 20 final round bouts. Olympic bronze medalist Marlen Esparza (Houston, Texas) broke...
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Men’s USA Boxing National Championship semifinal results

Three reigning champions advanced to their second straight USA Boxing National Championships finale with victories in Friday afternoon competition. Light flyweight Leroy Davila (New Brunswick, N.J.) was the first of the trio to punch his ticket for the championship round. He took a 3-0 victory over Domonique Sosa (Humble, Texas) in the first men’s bout of the day to advance to...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlen Esparza, Mikaela Mayer, Claressa Shields, Queen Underwood, all advance to women’s finals at 2014 USA National Championships

Boxing fans and tournament participants have all been looking forward to Friday’s semifinal bouts throughout the week of competition and the day’s action did not disappoint. The semifinal round marked the tournament debut for all three 2012 Olympians as well as multiple reigning champions, and both the veterans and previously unheralded competitors put on a show. Here, find the...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlen Esparza, Team USA women’s Olympic medalist, releases boxing workout DVD

2012 U.S. Olympic bronze medalist and reigning seven-time USA Boxing National Champion Marlen Esparza will debut her first fitness DVD, Power Boxing Workout, on December 17, 2013. Known across the globe for her dedication to the sweet science and historic run to the medal stand in London, the inspirational athlete is bringing her own patented workout to the masses. Also See...
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