QUEEN UNDERWOOD RUMORS

Marlen Esparza, Mikaela Mayer, Claressa Shields, Queen Underwood, all advance to women’s finals at 2014 USA National Championships

Boxing fans and tournament participants have all been looking forward to Friday’s semifinal bouts throughout the week of competition and the day’s action did not disappoint. The semifinal round marked the tournament debut for all three 2012 Olympians as well as multiple reigning champions, and both the veterans and previously unheralded competitors put on a show. Here, find the...
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Getting here really was winning

Queen Underwood halfheartedly hugged her opponent, then stepped between the ropes, walked away from the boxing ring and headed under the packed stands. The five-time U.S. national champion had slugged it out for four rounds with the hometown favorite, Natasha Jonas of Great Britain, during the first day of women's boxing in Olympic history. She'd ducked and dodged, landed...
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August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

USA women’s boxer Queen Underwood loses to Britain’s Natasha Jonas in first match

Women's boxing made its highly anticipated Olympic debut on Sunday. The big match of the opening session featured American Lightweight Queen Underwood going against Britain's Natasha Jonas. In front of a screaming, enthusiastic crowd, the two fighters put on a show. Unfortunately for Team USA, Jonas came out ahead, and Underwood joins the ranks on the men's boxing team...
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August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Women's boxing to make Olympic debut

Queen Underwood is grateful to every woman whose collective fight allowed her to become the first American woman to climb into an Olympic boxing ring. When she takes that historic step between the ropes Sunday, she'll be thinking more about the fight that's right in front of her. That's because British lightweight Natasha Jonas will be trying to knock her block off...
Via AP on Fox
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Women's boxing makes long-awaited Olympic debut

Queen Underwood is grateful to every woman whose collective fight allowed her to become the first American woman to climb into an Olympic boxing ring. When she takes that historic step between the ropes Sunday, she'll be thinking more about the fight that's right in front of her. That's because British lightweight Natasha Jonas will be trying to knock her block off...
Via AP on Fox
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic boxing field set after all-important draw

The three Americans in the first Olympic women's boxing tournament have learned how fickle the draw can be. While flyweight Marlen Esparza and middleweight Claressa Shields both drew first-round byes Friday, lightweight Queen Underwood was assigned one of the toughest paths to gold imaginable. Underwood must fight British contender Natasha Jonas in the first round. The winner...
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July 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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