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 bout… » 11/20/14 11:30am 11/20/14 11:30am

World Boxing Council Shortens Female Matches Because Of Periods

The World Boxing Council recently issued a statement to the effect that it would no longer sanction any fight between female boxers that is scheduled to go longer than 10 rounds or any bout with rounds lasting longer than two minutes. Part of the reason they have made this decision is because ladies be gettin' periods. » 10/21/14 6:07pm 10/21/14 6:07pm

When Great Britain And Ireland Meet Up In Women's Boxing, You Can Bet…

Boxing's been an Olympic event since 1904, but you won't see any boxers from the olden days showing up under the Irish flag because back then Ireland had yet to recover its freedom. While things have calmed down somewhat since The Troubles, a sports rivalry will likely always exist between the Brits and the Irish,… » 8/06/12 12:30pm 8/06/12 12:30pm