Boxing

On eve of pro debut, Irish boxer Katie Taylor hopes to be next Ronda Rousey

By Simon Maguire Nov 25, 2016

This Saturday, the most decorated amateur boxer of all time will make her professional debut in London when she steps…

Claressa Shields wins by unanimous decision in pro debut

By Lauren Green Nov 19, 2016

Claressa Shields won her first professional fight by unanimous decision on Saturday night in Las Vegas. Shields, a two-time Olympic…

Rio Reflections with boxer and two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields

By Celia Balf Oct 18, 2016

Every Olympic year is emotional. The visions, goals and sacrifices day in and day out together accumulate to one moment…

Two-time Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields offered full college scholarship

By Kayla Lombardo Sep 23, 2016

Two-time Olympic boxing gold medalist Claressa Shields was offered a full college scholarship to attend Central State University in Ohio,…

WATCH: Hometown hero, Olympic champion Claressa Shields tosses first pitch at Tigers game

By Kayla Lombardo Sep 13, 2016

Hometown hero and two-time Olympic middleweight boxing champion Claressa Shields threw out the first pitch for Monday’s Detroit Tigers game…

Boxer Claressa Shields is hungry for gold at the Rio Olympics

By Celia Balf Jul 6, 2016

Claressa Shields ate three hard boiled eggs and two pieces of bacon—and still felt hungry. Although the aroma of sizzling bacon…