Tag Archives: Laila Ali

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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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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