Tag Archives: Christy Martin

Answering the call

It seems only a moment ago that I was on the edge of my seat watching rare footage of women boxing. As one of the early practitioners of the sport, I was always on the lookout for others; role models, … Continue reading

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Better than Disneyland

Australian world champion super featherweight Diana Prazak never imagined that foregoing a trip to Disneyland would change the course of her life. But that it surely did. While she might have been standing in line for a wild ride, instead … Continue reading

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Striking out for Rijker

Without Lucia Rijker, women’s boxing wouldn’t be what it is today. Never mind Christy Martin and her toughness and being signed by Don King and on the cover of Sports Illustrated. I’m not talking about the crossover power of ┬áLaila … Continue reading

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