US women boxers celebrate wins, look toward China - News | FOX Sports on MSN
Updated Feb 19, 2012 5:50 PM ET AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. (AP) The day after Queen Underwood, Marlen Esparza and Claressa Shields established themselves as the nation's toughest amateur boxers, everybody got manicures and pedicures
Column: Boxer: 'I might go into history books.'
the American men competed at an Olympics without winning a single medal; in addition to Shields' gold, teammate Marlen Esparza won bronze in the flyweight division. She said her teammates made it feel more like an honor to compete than a burden
Olympics 101: Boxing
Because of the many different weight classes, there really isn't one particular boxer to watch. But Team USA's Marlen Esparza (Fly) won a gold medal in the 2008 Pan American Games and she was also featured in Ring Magazine. Watch out for
US' Claressa Shields advances to gold-medal bout - News | FOX Sports on MSN
The 17-year-old Shields beat Volnova 29-15. She is the last American boxer left in London after flyweight Marlen Esparza lost 10-8 to Chinese world champion Ren Cancan an hour earlier. Esparza will win a bronze medal, but Shields is
US women boxers see both sides of skirt issue - News | FOX Sports on MSN
ll be wearing shorts,'' said Christina Cruz, who will compete with Douglas and six-time national champion Marlen Esparza for the sole flyweight position on the U.S. team. AIBA President Wu Ching-Kuo, who has been praised for bringing
Russia's boxer Ochigava reaches semis at Worlds - News | FOX Sports on MSN
13-11 to No. 2-ranked Nicola Adams of England, while China's Asian Games champion Ren Cancan beat American Marlen Esparza 16-8 to progress. ''I gave my best but still lost, what can I say? I don't know if I have a chance or not
How well do you know your Olympians?
Updated Aug 1, 2012 2:54 PM ET Competing for gold isn’t the only thing that makes Olympians interesting. Think you know a lot about the world’s top athletes gathered in London? Read these nuggets and take a guess before clicking on the links to find the answer. 1. This Team USA star is