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British boxer Nicola Adams turns professional

LONDON (AP) Two-time Olympic women's boxing champion Nicola Adams has turned professional. The 34-year-old flyweight from Britain has joined promoter Frank Warren and will make her professional debut in Manchester on April 8. Writing on Twitter, Adams says ''I've officially joined the Pro ranks.'' Adams became the first Olympic women's boxing champion at the 2012 London Games...
Via Associated Press
January 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Nicola Adams (GBR) v Sarah Ourahmoune (FRA)

Nicola Adams defends her Olympic championship against France's Sarah Ourahmoune.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Nicola Adams (GBR) v Sarah Ourahmoune (FRA)

Nicola Adams defends her Olympic championship against France's Sarah Ourahmoune.
Via CSN Chicago
August 20, 2016

Nicola Adams retains the gold in women's flyweight boxing

The British boxer keeps her gold originally won in London at the 2012 Olympic Games.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Full women’s world championships daily results: Ireland’s Kellie Harrington & Britain’s Nicola Adams among winners

Day of super semis in Astana as thirteen nations qualify for Women’s World Championship finals and keep hopes of gold alive Thursday’s afternoon session witnessed a brilliant win for Ireland’s Kellie Harrington as she became only the second Irish boxer in history to reach a Women’s World Championship final. The China and Kazakhstan teams dominated their matches, while Bulgaria’s...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Women’s world championships: Big names Katie Taylor, Nicola Adams, Ren Cancan advance

Nicola Adams’ pursuit of a first World Championship title continues on Day 5 as all Quarter-Final places are confirmed A strong Monday afternoon session at the 2016 AIBA Women’s World Championships for the North American teams, and an impressive performance by the Philippine’s 2012 World Champion Josie Gabuco, helped guarantee fourteen nations qualified at least one boxer to the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

After women’s Olympic boxing success, major events coming to London in 2013

Post Olympics: Women’s Boxing Set To Flourish With Major London Event In 2013 Great Britain's Nicola Adams, Ireland’s Katie Taylor and America’s Claressa Shields may have won Gold at the London 2012 Olympics, however all the Women that took part deserve some of the glory and recognition for the part they played. Each and every female boxer that took part in this historic event...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Katie Taylor, Claressa Shields & Nicola Adams make history at London Olympics

Adams, Taylor and Shields win first ever women's boxing gold medals Olympic history was re-written at the ExCeL with the first ever Women's boxing gold medals presented to Nicolas Adams of Great Britain, Ireland's Katie Taylor and Claressa Shields of the United States. The first of the Women's Finals, the Flyweights (51kg), saw Great Britain's Nicola Adams faced her nemesis in the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Adams wins women's flyweight gold

Flyweight Nicola Adams of Britain won the first Olympic gold medal in women's boxing, stunning world champion Ren Cancan of China in a 16-7 victory Thursday. Adams knocked down Ren in the second round with a dynamic flurry of punches and finished off the top-seeded flyweight in impressive style. Adams dominated the middle rounds by a combined 10-3. Adams lost the last two world...
Via AP on Fox
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Women's Olympic Boxing Gold Medal Results

The first women ever to box at the Olympic Games did themselves and their sport proud. Not just Nicola Adams, Katie Taylor and Claressa Shields, who will take home gold medals with their victories Thursday, but all 36 women who took part. These women proved, on the biggest stage of all, that women belong in the ring, long considered a man's domain. And they managed to entertain along...
Via The Queensbury Rules
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

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