All tagged Women's Boxing
At the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, Puerto Rico’s Amanda ‘The Real Deal” Serrano (35-1-1, 26 KOs) made boxing history by becoming the first female boxer to win a world title in six different weight classes. Serrano joins boxing greats Oscar De La Hoya and Manny Pacquiao as the only boxers to have held titles in six separate divisions.
World Boxing Council (WBC) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) champion Claressa Shields (5-0, 2 KOs) retained her titles with a dominating performance over former three-time champion Tori Nelson (17-1-3, 2 KOs)
Former amateur standout Katie Taylor (7-0, 4 KOs) took on former two-division world champion Anahi Sanchez (17-3, 9 KOs) of Argentina for the vacant World Boxing Association (WBA) female lightweight title from the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.
UFC women's featherweight champion Cris "Cyborg" Justino moved one step closer to pursuing her next athletic venture as she acquired a boxing license from the California State Athletic Commission. According to Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com, the CSAC has granted Cyborg with a boxing license and she plans to compete at Jr. Middleweight (154lbs).
Former two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields (4-0, 2 KO) strikes gold once again as she captures the WBC super middleweight title and the vacant IBF title with a dominating performance over Nikki Adler (16-1, 9 KO) of Germany.
Claressa Shields hopes to capture WBC and IBF Super Middleweight titles tonight against Nikki Adler in just her fourth professional bout.
Olympian Mikaela Mayer hopes to lead a revolution in female boxing, beginning with her pro debut.
Boxing phenomenon Amanda Serrano (32-1-1, 24 KOs) will step on the scales today to weigh in ahead of her rematch with Hungarian Edina Kiss (13-4, 7 KOs).
Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa "T-Rex" Shields will challenge for her first world title against WBC Super Middleweight World Champion Nikki Adler in the main event of ShoBox: The New Generation Friday, Aug. 4, live on SHOWTIME at 10 p.m. ET/PT from MGM Grand Detroit.