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Women Boxers: Fighting In and Out of the Ring
Women Boxers: Fighting In and Out of the Ring

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AIR DATE: August 22, 2011

The overwhelming majority of boxers and MMA fighters are men.  The daughters of pro greats like Laila Ali and Jacqui Frazier sometimes grab the spotlight.  But where are the other female fighters?  What do they have to do to get fights (and acceptance)?  Is there a glass ceiling in the boxing world?  And can they draw the big-ticket crowds?  Women fighters weigh in on what it's like to throw punches in a "man's world."

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Layla McCarter, pro boxer
Jeri Sitzes, pro boxer/MMA fighter/muay thai fighter
Laura Serrano, boxer

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Ladies I give you all the Respect in The World! Totally am loving the Honesty in your Interviews I can say that I have had the pleasure of working with Layla & Laura as a Boxing Referee & Judge and they are both at the Top 10 of my list as Awesome Boxers including Male boxers their skills are Awesome! They are all a credit to the Sport period in & out of the ring! Jerri is our WBC Muy Tai Champion Much Respect & Love to Them! Respectfully, Stephen Blea WBC R/J
Stephen BleaAug 26, 2011 10:16:19 AM

melinda wetzelAug 25, 2011 04:10:02 AM
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