Found August 09, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
The first women ever to box at the Olympic Games did themselves and their sport proud. Not just Nicola Adams, Katie Taylor and Claressa Shields, who will take home gold medals with their victories Thursday, but all 36 women who took part. These women proved, on the biggest stage of all, that women belong in the ring, long considered a man's domain. And they managed to entertain along the way. Flyweight – 51lg/112.4lb Ren Cancan vs. Nicola Adams: Going in, this bout seemed like the hardest to pick of the three women's finals. China's Cancan owned three victories over Britain's Adams, who had seemed to grow before our eyes as the tournament progressed. When the opening bell rang this time, things went very differently. Adams used her ridiculously long arms to control all the action, working Cancan over with combinations and dropping her with a shot to the point of her chin in the 2nd round. Adams didn't lose a round and earned host nation Great Britain the honour...
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