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Marlen Esparza Closes Out 2017 In Easy Victory

Marlen Esparza Closes Out 2017 with Easy Win   By David A. Avila INDIO, Calif.-Marlen Esparza dominated Mexico’s Karla Valenzuela all six rounds to thoroughly extinguish any upset hopes on Thursday. Esparza (4-0), the 2012 London Olympics bronze medalist, finally got to enter the ring at Fantasy Springs Casino and defeated Valenzuela (3-17-3) by unanimous […]

Claressa Shields Bangs Out Pro Debut Win in Las Vegas

Claressa Shields Enters the Pro Ranks With a Bang in Las Vegas   LAS VEGAS-Fresh from her Olympic heroics Claressa Shields walked into the vast arena not knowing what to expect in her first pro fight. But after the initial explosion of punches all was back to normal. She won. The entire crowd of 13,000 […]