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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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Photos: Emily Ratajkowski’s sexy boxing photo shoot

Emily Ratajkowski Pictures as a Sexy Boxer Emily Ratajkowski has been taking the world by storm. At least, that is, according to the few hundred million people who have watched her star in the Robin Thicke, Pharrell and T.I. "Blurred Lines" music video, including both the rated and unrated versions. When she hasn't been busy making the internet collapse from all the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Photos: Marlen Esparza, women’s US Olympic boxer, nude in ESPN the Magazine Body Issue

Marlen Esparza in 2013 ESPN Body Issue: Marlen Esparza, United States Olympic boxer and bronze medalist at the 2012 London games in the women's Flyweight division, makes an appearance in the annual ESPN the Magazine Body Issue. The Body Issue showcases a variety of male and female athletes from all sporting disciplines entirely in the nude -- with some careful angles and placements...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Nonito Donaire & Marlen Esparza training together at Undisputed Boxing Gym

Take a look at Nonito Donaire at work in the gym, training alongside of USA women's Olympic boxer and medalist Marlen Esparza. Donaire and Esparza use some new-age training techniques, such as boxing with restrictive masks over their faces. Calling the shots at the gym is the controversial Victor Conte and Scientific Nutrition for Advanced Conditioning - SNAC. Take a look. Scientific...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Mia St. John Avenges Loss To Christy Martin; Opportunity To Pass The Torch Exists

(Fights like this unnecessary ESPN2 televised rematch between Chantel Cordova and Unity Young from back when the network showcased women's boxing is partly to blame for why the women are not given any credit.)Tuesday night in Friant, Calif., a lightly populated central California town, two of the most recognizable names in women's boxing squared off in a rematch ten years...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

USOC head 'disappointed' with boxing

The head of the U.S. Olympic Committee says he's ''disappointed'' by the performance of the American men's boxing team at the London Games, promising on Saturday that changes are coming. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun did not offer specifics, other than saying the committee will sit down to evaluate USA Boxing and ''take a hard look at why we are where we...
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

USOC 'disappointed' with boxing at London Games

The head of the U.S. Olympic Committee says he's ''disappointed'' by the performance of the American men's boxing team at the London Games, promising on Saturday that changes are coming. USOC CEO Scott Blackmun did not offer specifics, other than saying the committee will sit down to evaluate USA Boxing and ''take a hard look at why we are where we...
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

London 2012 Olympic boxing medal winners

Full List of 2012 Olympic Boxing Medalists With a total of 10 men's divisions and three women's divisions, there were a lot of medals up for grabs in the 2012 London Olympic boxing competition -- a total of 52 to be exact. Right here, you'll find a division by division breakdown for all of the Olympics boxing medals. We know that the men's Team USA boxers didn'...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Shields advances to gold-medal bout

U.S. middleweight Claressa Shields dominated Kazakhstan's Marina Volnova in the semifinals of the first Olympic women's boxing tournament Wednesday, earning a spot in the gold-medal bout against Russia's Nadezda Torlopova. Irish world champion lightweight Katie Taylor also advanced with another strong performance, moving into the championship bout Thursday against Russia...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Esparza wins bronze

By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer LONDON (AP) -- The newest American boxing sensation is a cocky teenager with heavy hands, fleet feet and a serious mean streak. And just like Cassius Clay, Joe Frazier and Oscar De La Hoya before her, Claressa Shields is about to fight for a gold medal. The 17-year-old middleweight dominated Kazakhstan's Marina Volnova in the semifinals of...
Via Fox Sports Houston
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

US' Claressa Shields advances to gold-medal bout

U.S. middleweight Claressa Shields dominated Kazakhstan's Marina Volnova in the semifinals of the first Olympic women's boxing tournament Wednesday, earning a spot in the gold-medal bout against Russia's Nadezda Torlopova. Irish world champion lightweight Katie Taylor also advanced with another strong performance, moving into the championship bout Thursday against Russia...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Women’s results: Team USA boxers Marlen Esparza & Claressa Shields in action

USA Women's Olympic Boxing Results The semifinals for the women's Olympic boxing competition in London were held on Wednesday afternoon. American Flyweight Marlen Esparza battled China's Ren Cancan, and USA Middleweight Claressa Shields was in action against Kazakhstan's Marina Volnova. Would the remaining ladies from Team USA advance to the gold medal matches, or...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Esparza guaranteed medal at Olympics

Mark Berman KRIV-TV HOUSTON - Houston boxer Marlen Esparza has won her first fight at the Olympic Games in London and is guaranteed at least a bronze medal, but she is aiming for far more than that. Fighting in the flyweight division, Esparza received a first-round bye. On Monday, she defeated Venezuela's Karhla Magliocco to move into the medal rounds. I feel good,"...
Via Fox Sports Houston
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Crazy crowd, great fights at Olympic boxing women’s quarterfinals on Monday

Epic atmosphere as Katie Taylor masterclass sees off spirited Jonas It was the Women's quarter-finals across the Fly (51kg), Light (60kg) and Middleweight (75kg) categories during the afternoon session of the tenth day of competition at London 2012 Olympic Games. There was not a spare seat and the atmosphere at the ExCeL arena was just phenomenal. It was a fantastic collection...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Column: Women's boxing survives bad hair day

Marlen Esparza was already having a bad hair day when the crowd at boxing started booing her for refusing to trade haymakers with her Venezuelan opponent. Next thing you know they were going to say she was fighting like a girl. Not such a bad thing these days, at least in amateur boxing. The way the women rocked the Olympic arena in their boxing debut almost made you forget for...
Via AP on Fox
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

US boxers clinch medals; Taylor wins

Top-ranked lightweight Katie Taylor rode a dazzling swell of Irish fan support to a 26-15 victory over Britain's Natasha Jonas on Monday in the quarterfinals of the first Olympic women's boxing tournament. Flyweight Marlen Esparza and middleweight Claressa Shields also clinched the U.S. team's first two boxing medals in London with impressive victories. Esparza patiently...
Via AP on Fox
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Katie Taylor, 2 US women clinch boxing medals

Top-ranked lightweight Katie Taylor rode a dazzling swell of Irish fan support to a 26-15 victory over Britain's Natasha Jonas on Monday in the quarterfinals of the first Olympic women's boxing tournament. Flyweight Marlen Esparza and middleweight Claressa Shields also clinched the U.S. team's first two boxing medals in London with impressive victories. Esparza patiently...
Via AP on Fox
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Results: USA women’s boxers Marlen Esparza & Claressa Shields in action Monday

Women's Olympic Boxing Results: Katie Taylor vs. Natasha Jonas Thrills Crowd In the early session of Olympic boxing on Monday, two USA women were in action, Marlen Esparza and Claressa Shields, both coming off first round byes in the tournament. Right here, find the complete women's Olympic boxing results for the day, which was also highlighted by a Lightweight match-up...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

History In The Making: Top Five Women Olympic Boxers To Watch In 2012

(Cheng Dong of China, left, against Natasha Jonas of Great Britain, right, during the Test Event for London on Nov. 27, 2011)While big names like Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather kept men’s boxing in the online conversation during 2009, women’s boxing finally got some press with the Aug. 13 announcement that year from International Olympic Committee chair Jacques Rogge, telling...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Victor Conte arrived in London this morning claiming he is now an anti-doping advocate

BALCO founder Victor Conte, the man behind the performance-enhancing drug “the clear” that tarnished Marion Jones’ career, arrived in London Friday morning. According to the NY Daily News, Conte is now training 22-year-old Olympic boxer Marlen Esparza and claims to be a changed man. So much so that he now calls himself an “anti-doping advocate”. “I’m here to cheer...
Via No Guts, No Glory
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic boxing draw results: Who & when Team USA boxers are fighting

Fight Times & Opponents for USA Boxing Members The 2012 London Olympics boxing draw was held on Friday afternoon. This is crucially important, as it determines which fighters are facing one another in the early stages of the tournament. Quite simply, an underdog could theoretically skate past the toughest competition until the medal rounds, or alternatively, be stacked up against...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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