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2013 AIBA awards includes two winners from USA Boxing: Claressa Shields & Skakur Stevenson

AIBA awards the very best of 2013 The International Boxing Association (AIBA) hosted its Annual Award Ceremony tonight, following the conclusion of the AIBA World Boxing Championships Almaty 2013. While the USA Boxing team didn't bring home any medals from the World Championships, two fighters from USA Boxing were awarded top honors for the year. Check it out below. Best AIBA...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Claressa Shields And Ronda Rousey

Cat fight! “So this is what history looks like, a century of dominance reduced to a medal-less pile of rubble.” So Sports Illustrated boxing columnist Chris Mannix described the U.S. boxing team’s performance at the London Olympics. He wasn’t the only big sportswriter to say so. Except the “pile of rubble” wasn’t medal-less. There was a gold medal...
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March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Shields stops Shen in National PAL semifinals

The first female U.S. boxer to win a gold medal at the Olympics, 17-year-old Claressa Shields was picky after her first bout since her London victory. ''I breathed through my mouth too much,'' Shields said immediately after her National Police Athletic League semifinal victory over Dara Shen on Friday night in the 165-pound open division. The contest between the...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Gold medalist Shields honored at Mich. Capitol

Gold medalist Claressa Shields received a standing ovation Wednesday as she was honored by lawmakers at the Michigan Capitol for her pugilistic prowess in the London Olympics. The 17-year-old boxer beat Nadezda Torlopova of Russia 19-12 to win gold in the first Olympics featuring women's boxing. The Michigan native was the only U.S. fighter to win gold at this year's games...
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August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Katie Taylor, Claressa Shields & Nicola Adams make history at London Olympics

Adams, Taylor and Shields win first ever women's boxing gold medals Olympic history was re-written at the ExCeL with the first ever Women's boxing gold medals presented to Nicolas Adams of Great Britain, Ireland's Katie Taylor and Claressa Shields of the United States. The first of the Women's Finals, the Flyweights (51kg), saw Great Britain's Nicola Adams faced...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

USA's Shields wins middleweight gold

U.S. middleweight Claressa Shields won the Olympic gold medal Thursday, capping her swift rise to the top of women's boxing with a 19-12 victory over Russia's Nadezda Torlopova. The 17-year-old Shields shuffled, danced and slugged her way past her 33-year-old opponent, showing off the free-spirited style and brute strength that made her unbeatable at the London Games. Shields...
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August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Shields is Olympic champion middleweight

U.S. middleweight Claressa Shields won the Olympic gold medal Thursday, capping her swift rise to the top of women's boxing with a 19-12 victory over Russia's Nadezda Torlopova. The 17-year-old Shields shuffled, danced and slugged her way past her 33-year-old opponent, showing off the free-spirited style and brute strength that made her unbeatable at the London Games. Shields...
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August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Shields advances to gold-medal bout

U.S. middleweight Claressa Shields dominated Kazakhstan's Marina Volnova in the semifinals of the first Olympic women's boxing tournament Wednesday, earning a spot in the gold-medal bout against Russia's Nadezda Torlopova. Irish world champion lightweight Katie Taylor also advanced with another strong performance, moving into the championship bout Thursday against Russia...
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August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Claressa Shields & Katie Taylor dominate at women’s Olympic boxing semifinals

Claressa Shields into final after fantastic display It was the Women's semi-finals during the afternoon session on the twelfth day of competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games. The ExCeL Arena was again packed full with an atmosphere unrivalled. In the first Flyweight bout (51kg), AIBA World Champion Cancan Ren from China faced the American starlet Marlen Esparza. It was...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Women’s results: Team USA boxers Marlen Esparza & Claressa Shields in action

USA Women's Olympic Boxing Results The semifinals for the women's Olympic boxing competition in London were held on Wednesday afternoon. American Flyweight Marlen Esparza battled China's Ren Cancan, and USA Middleweight Claressa Shields was in action against Kazakhstan's Marina Volnova. Would the remaining ladies from Team USA advance to the gold medal matches, or...
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August 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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