Tag Archives: Mike Tyson

Claressa Shields Warns Don’t Blink on Showtime Debut

Claressa Shields Warns Don’t Blink on Showtime Debut Move over boys. It’s Claressa time. America’s Claressa Shields was anointed the first female to headline a major television network main event on television. Now, after beating up the amateurs, she’s working on the pros. Shields (1-0) faces Hungary’s veteran Szilvia Szabados (15-8, 6 KOs) in a […]

Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza Backs Female Boxing

Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza Jumps In With Both Feet   The fairer sex has been strapping on the fight gloves as long as men and for more than a century of modern day professional boxing, women have not received their fair share of exposure, recognition, fame, money or a combination of all of the above.   […]

Fresh Faces: Raquel Miller

Born one of eight siblings, there might not have been another choice for 31-year-old super welterweight Raquel Miller (2-0, 1KO) but to become a fighter.   Always boxing enthusiasts, her family would gather around the television and like most of the rest of the world in the late 80s, would watch the “baddest man on […]

Christy Martin: A Retrospective Look

Christy Martin A Retrospective Look at Hall of Fame Career   Another first will be lived this weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada, when the “Coalminer’s Daughter”, Christy Martin, is inducted as the first female fighter to the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame.   The ceremony is set to take place on Saturday night, July 30th, […]