Boxer Facing Olympic Gold Medalist Quits After Taking Single Punch

Middleweight boxer Claressa Shields won Olympic gold in London as a 17-year-old, and her subsequent career has found the Michigan native building a 43-1 record and claiming nearly every title available in women's boxing—save for the AIBA championship, competition for which is currently underway in Korea. And her… »11/20/14 11:30am11/20/14 11:30am


Claressa Shields Won The First Women's Gold Medal In USA Boxing History

Claressa Shields won the women's middleweight division today, bringing home the first gold in USA women's boxing history, at the first Games where women's boxing was granted a spot. Shields beat Sweden's Anna Laurell in the quarterfinals, Kazakhstan's Marina Volnova in the semifinals, and Russia's Nadezda Torlopova… »8/09/12 3:20pm8/09/12 3:20pm