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  1. Infographic -- How Danyelle Wolf Got That Body

    Pro boxer and Body Issue icon Danyelle Wolf shares her secrets of how to stay in fighting shape.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  2. Boxer Danyelle Wolf strips down - ESPN The Magazine Body Issue

    Morty Ain

    Danyelle Wolf talked with reporter Morty Ain about what it was like to take it all off for ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue and how she tweaks her workouts to whom she's fighting next.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  3. Flashback: Laila Ali enters ring


    On this day in 1999, Laila Ali made her professional boxing debut with a 31-second knockout of April Fowler. The daughter of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, Laila instantly became the face of women's professional boxing. Some of her signature bouts inc...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  4. Royal family, W style


    As the Great Kate Wait hits its final lap, what better time than the present to salute a few members of the women's sports royal family? It all starts, of course, with the legend Billie Jean King. And we certainly can't ignore Olympic boxer Queen Und...

    Blog | July 22, 2013
  5. Boxer Marlen Esparza takes it all off in the 2013 Body Issue - ES...

    Morty Ain

    Boxer Marlen Esparza talks about her experience posing nude in ESPN The Magazine's 2013 Body Issue.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2013
  6. In The Clutch: Undefeated world champion boxer Laila Ali


    Laila Ali has always had a plan to support herself, both before her boxing career, as a manicurist, and now in retirement, developing her own hair- and skin-care products.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2013
  7. espnW -- From Russia, With Topspin

    Kate Fagan

    It's a safe bet Russian women will once again turn up the tennis heat this season. But back home, Spartak Moscow, the country's most successful training academy, faces more challenges than ever.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2013
  8. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Women's boxing a huge success

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Katie Taylor gave her vociferous Irish fans a thrill, and Claressa Shields beat down someone twice her age. Yes, the women boxers proved they belong on the biggest stage.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  9. 2012 Olympics -- Boxers Esparza, Shields fighting for sport's fut...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The role models of Marlen Esparza and Claressa Shields -- mostly male boxers -- never had to worry about selling out an arena or being made to wear something more eye-catching.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  10. 2012 Summer Olympics -- End of a journey for Queen Underwood

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Despite the sting of her Olympic loss, Queen Underwood will not stop fighting -- not for a very long time.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2012
  11. FitSugar: Boxer Marlen Esparza trains hard to represent U.S. in O...

    Susi May, FitSugar

    To be the first woman to qualify for the U.S. Olympic boxing team is everything to Marlen Esparza.

    Story | Conversation | June 22, 2012
  12. London calls (finally), and I answer

    Queen Underwood

    Earlier this week, American boxer Queen Underwood learned she had been awarded an Olympic berth in the women's lightweight division. Here is her account of that life-changing phone call and the month that led up to it. Monday was the happiest day ...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  13. U.S. boxer Queen Underwood shifts her attention to worlds

    Queen Underwood

    After running through the U.S. Olympic trials undefeated, Queen Underwood took a little time to celebrate and now is focused on keeping her streak alive at worlds.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2012
  14. AIBA says women boxers will not be forced to wear skirts

    Alyssa Roenigk

    The president of the Amateur International Boxing Association said women boxers will not be forced to wear skirts, an issue that has divided the boxing community.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2012
  15. Making weight key to female boxers' Olympic dreams

    After slugging away for years in the unglamorous ranks of amateur women's boxing, Marlen Esparza was thrilled when her sport finally became an Olympic one.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2012
  16. Boxer Taversha Norwood's unlikely Olympic journey

    Adena Andrews

    As a little girl, Taversha Norwood had Olympic dreams ... as a gymnast. The dream is still there, but the sport is totally different: She ducks into the ring for boxing bouts, hoping the sport carries her all the way to London.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2012