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  1. Meet Claressa Shields, The Toughest Teenager In The World

    Aimee Berg

    How scary is American women's boxer Claressa Shields? At world championships last weekend, she threw one right hand before an opponent's trainer threw in the towel. At age 19, she may be the most exciting women's boxing prospect ever.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2014
  2. 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
  3. In Elite Company


    Lauryn Williams made history on Wednesday, becoming the fifth person to win medals at both the Winter and Summer Olympics after earning a silver medal in the bobsled with teammate Elana Meyers. With a 4x100 gold medal from the 2012 London Games, Will...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  4. Going the distance

    Marlen Esparza

    I grew up watching boxing with my dad when I was really little. He often worked out of town, which meant he'd be gone for weeks or even months at a time. But when he was home, watching boxing was what we did together. My dad would take my brother...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  5. 'The Greatest' becomes a pro

    D'Arcy Maine

    On this day in 1960, Muhammad Ali -- then known as Cassius Clay -- made his professional boxing debut at age 18. After winning the gold medal in the light heavyweight division at the 1960 Olympics in Rome, Ali won a six-round decision over Tunney Hun...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  6. 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
  7. espnW Headliners -- Claressa Shields not giving up the fight

    Jim Caple

    Claressa Shields' boxing gold medal hasn't brought endorsements or TV interviews, but the 17-year-old isn't giving up the fight.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2012
  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. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Queen Underwood set for Olympic boxing trials

    Queen Underwood

    Five-time U.S. lightweight boxing champion Queen Underwood was considering turning pro when she learned women's boxing would be added to the 2012 Games. Now, she's focused on this week's Olympic trials, and ready to earn her spot for London.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2012
  15. 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
  16. Champion boxer Ana "The Hurricane" Julaton packs a punch

    Kathryn Bertine

    Champion boxer Ana "The Hurricane" Julaton has been taking her latest swings outside the ring as she knocks down the doors of inequality.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2012