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Marlen Esparza defeats Samantha Salazar in fight with three-minute rounds

Flyweight Marlen Esparza defeated Samantha Salazar via unanimous decision on Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena. Esparza, who claimed a bronze medal for the United States at the 2012 London Olympics but didn’t turn pro until March 23, won 40-36 on all three scorecards in a four-round fight. The fight also offered a major change in women’s boxing in Nevada, as the rounds were for...
Via Excelle Sports
7 days ago

Marlen Esparza advances for USA Boxing at world championships; Jajaira Gonzalez defeated

Olympic bronze medalist Marlen Esparza (Houston, Texas) and international newcomer Shadasia Green (Newark, N.J.) both earned preliminary victories on Monday afternoon at the 2016 Women’s World Championships at the Barys Arena in Astana, Kazakhstan. Junior and Youth World Champion Jajaira Gonzalez (Glendora, Calif.) dropped her second round bout in the light welterweight division...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

USA Boxing’s Marlen Esparza among group of ambassadors for 2016 women’s world championships

AIBA is proud to announce its women boxers and R&J ambassadors for the eagerly anticipated event, the 2016 Women’s World Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan. From May 19-27, the Kazakhstan capital of Astana will host more than 300 of the world’s top female boxers for another thrilling edition of the AIBA Women’s World Championships. With ten gold medals at stake, this year’s...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Medalist Esparza stays alive at US Olympic boxing trials

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Olympic bronze medalist Marlen Esparza stayed in contention for a spot on her second U.S. Olympic team with a victory over Christina Cruz in the challengers bracket Friday night at the women's boxing trials. Lightweight Jajaira Gonzalez and middleweight Tika Hemingway also won challengers bracket fights to advance to championship bouts on Saturday. The trials...
Via Associated Press
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlen Esparza, Virginia Fuchs & Christina Cruz headline USA women’s flyweights set for qualifier tourney

The flyweight division, which ranges from a minimum of 107 pounds and a maximum of 112 pounds, is the smallest Olympic weight division in women’s boxing. The weight class is contested in both Pan American Games and Olympic competition as well as world championships and national events. Great Britain’s Nicola Adams took gold in the 2012 Olympic Games in the flyweight division...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlen Esparza, Team USA women’s Olympic medalist, releases boxing workout DVD

2012 U.S. Olympic bronze medalist and reigning seven-time USA Boxing National Champion Marlen Esparza will debut her first fitness DVD, Power Boxing Workout, on December 17, 2013. Known across the globe for her dedication to the sweet science and historic run to the medal stand in London, the inspirational athlete is bringing her own patented workout to the masses. Also See...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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