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Womens Olympic Boxing

Women's Boxing World Championships in Qinhuangdao -- First Impressions

Sarah Deming | Posted 07.14.2012 | Sports
Sarah Deming

Today was a good day for the American team. Queen Underwood showed up in both matter and spirit for her match against Dayana Sanchez of Argentina, looking the best I've ever seen her. With this win, Queen may well have clinched her spot in London.

U.S. Women's Boxing Trials: Day 4

Sarah Deming | Posted 04.17.2012 | Sports
Sarah Deming

This was the third night of hard work for the twelve fighters in the challengers bracket. Six go home, leaving just twelve in the running for the US Olympic team.

U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Women's Boxing -- Day 3: Boxing Love

Sarah Deming | Posted 04.16.2012 | Sports
Sarah Deming

Mayer boxed beautifully and got great leverage on her right hands, but Underwood did more, especially to the body. Now I understand what all the fuss is about.

U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Women's Boxing -- Day 2: What Boxing Needs

Sarah Deming | Posted 04.16.2012 | Sports
Sarah Deming

The women who fought tonight showed no signs of entitlement. What some lacked in polish they all made up for in hunger.