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A History of Women's Boxing by Malissa Smith

By Malissa Smith

Files of recent woman boxing date again to the early eighteenth century in London, and within the 1904 Olympics an exhibition bout among ladies used to be held. but it used to be no longer till the 2012 Olympics—more than a hundred years later—that women’s boxing was once formally further to the video games. all through boxing’s heritage, girls have fought out and in of the hoop to achieve admire in a recreation often thought of for males on my own. The tales of those girls are advised for the 1st time during this finished paintings devoted to women’s boxing.

A heritage of Women’s Boxing strains the game again to the 1700s, in the course of the 2012 Olympic video games, and as much as the current. Inside-the-ring motion is dropped at lifestyles via pictures, newspaper clippings, and anecdotes, as are the tales of the ladies who performed vital roles outdoor the hoop, from spectators and judges to managers and running shoes. This publication contains wide profiles of the sport’s pioneers, together with Barbara Buttrick whose plucky carnival exhibits introduced her specialist boxing occupation within the Fifties; sixteen-year-old Dallas Malloy who single-handedly overturned the strictures opposed to girl beginner boxing in 1993; the well-known “boxing daughters” Laila Ali and Jacqui Frazier-Lyde; and teen Claressa Shields, the 1st American girl to win a boxing gold medal on the Olympics.

Rich intimately and exhaustively researched, this publication illuminates the struggles, stumbling blocks, and successes of the ladies who fought—and proceed to fight—for admire of their recreation. A background of Women’s Boxing is a must-read for boxing lovers, activities historians, and for these attracted to the background of ladies in activities.

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