Is Mikaela Mayer Destined to Become the New Face of Women’s Boxing?
Dec05

Is Mikaela Mayer Destined to Become the New Face of Women’s Boxing?

Women’s boxing enjoyed an explosive Olympic debut at the 2012 London games. But one fighter who didn’t even get the chance to compete for Team USA may be destined to become the new face of women’s boxing. Meet Mikaela Mayer, a highly skilled and fiercely motivated national champion, the number 1 ranked fighter in her weight class in the world, and a charismatic former model with crossover star appeal. She’s...

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Women’s Olympic Boxing Finishes Fantastic Inaugural Olympics Run
Aug09

Women’s Olympic Boxing Finishes Fantastic Inaugural Olympics Run

The inaugural run of women’s boxing at the Olympics has come to a close, as the gold medal matches in all three divisions were held on Thursday, August 9. The debut of women’s Olympic boxing at London 2012 not only livened up the boxing tournament, but also proved to be one of the scene-stealing events for the entire Summer Games. The crowds at the ExCel London arena were packed to the brim and were incredibly...

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Women’s Boxing Putting on a Wonderful Show at London Olympics
Aug06

Women’s Boxing Putting on a Wonderful Show at London Olympics

The London 2012 Olympics marked the first time that women’s boxing has been included at the Summer Games, and quite simply, the results have been fantastic. The women’s fight game has received a wonderful showcase on the big stage thanks to competitive, action-packed fights, enthusiastic, jam-packed crowds, and talented, well-trained fighters. One of the best fights of the Olympic boxing tournament thus far, men’s or...

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Olympic Boxing Weight Classes Guide
May17

Olympic Boxing Weight Classes Guide

Weight Classes for Olympics Boxing: For fans of professional boxing, getting used to the Olympic boxing weight classes takes a bit of an adjustment. While the divisional names will look familiar, the weight limits are not exactly consistent with the pro ranks. In Olympic boxing, there’s a total of 10 weight classes and they are internationally known for their weights in kilograms, as opposed to pounds. Combined with the three...

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History of Boxing at the Olympics
May17

History of Boxing at the Olympics

Olympic Boxing History Guide The history of boxing at the Olympics stretches back to the history of the Olympics themselves. In this guide, you’ll take a quick trip through time, learning more about boxing at the Olympics through its various stages, and the changes which have been implemented today. The Original Olympic Games in Greece The ancient Olympics in Greece date back to 776 B.C., and boxing was one of the core original...

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