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Claressa Shields to fight Mery Rancier in ‘Detroit Brawl’

By Nick Forrester May 6, 2017

Two-time Olympic gold medalist boxer Claressa Shields will headline the "Detroit Brawl" card when she fights Mery Rancier on June…

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Muslim teenager wins right to wear hijab in boxing competitions

By Adele Jackson-Gibson Apr 21, 2017

Teenager Amaiya Zafar has won a major battle for Muslim women in boxing earlier this month. Sixteen-year-old Zafar, who hopes to box at…

Claressa Shields wins fight against Szilvia Szabados in 4th round

By Nick Forrester Mar 11, 2017

Claressa Shields defeated Szilvia Szabados in the fourth round of their fight for the NABF middleweight championship Friday night. Referee…

Claressa Shields won’t be messing around at her fight on March 10

By Celia Balf Mar 2, 2017

Two-time Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shield's is the epitome of what Women's History Month stands for. The Flint, Michigan-born, knock-out…

Olympian Claressa Shields to become first woman to headline boxing card on premium TV

By Adele Jackson-Gibson Feb 8, 2017

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields is set to make another achievement in the boxing ring. At the 2016 Olympic…

A fight for women’s boxing rights in Cuba

By Celia Balf Feb 1, 2017

In 2012 at the London Olympic Games, women were allowed to box for the first time. The history of boxing…

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