Olympic Boxing

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…

Great Britain’s two-time Olympic boxing champion, Nicola Adams turns pro

By Celia Balf Jan 23, 2017

On Monday, two-time Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams announced that she has turned professional. The 34-year old will no longer…

Irish boxer Katie Taylor wins pro debut by knockout

By Lauren Green Nov 26, 2016

Irish boxer Katie Taylor won her professional debut by a third round knockout. The 2012 Olympic champion topped Polish fighter…

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