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Melissa St. Vil Defends WBC Silver Title in Haiti

Melissa St. Vil Defends WBC Silver Title in Haiti   By Janice Yim and David A. Avila Haitian native Melissa St. Vil returns to the warmer climate of her island country once again in defense of her title. It’s still cold in St. Vil’s (9-2-3) adopted New York City and once again she returns to […]

Ireland’s Katie Taylor Debuts on Saturday

Ireland’s Katie Taylor Debuts on Saturday in England   Ireland’s highly acclaimed Katie Taylor, a former Olympic gold medalist in 2012, jumps into the prize ring for her much anticipated pro debut on Saturday in London, England, the site of her greatest accomplishment. Now 30 years old, the multi-world champion of the amateur world enters […]

Claressa Shields Debuts in Las Vegas

Rivals Claressa Shields and Franchon Crews Battle as Pros in Las Vegas Straight out of Rio comes America’s top amateur boxer Claressa Shields eager to make a splashy pro debut against another amateur standout Franchon Crews making her pro debut as well in the boxing capital of Las Vegas. The two-time Olympic gold medalist Shields […]