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Boxing Fallacy #2: I Box Because I Know Dudes Think That Chicks Fighting is Hot

(I apologize in advance for the heavy-handed heteronormativity of this piece. I’m female, born female, in a relationship with a man and basically always presenting and addressed as a heterosexual woman. So that’s where I come from and that’s what … Continue reading

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The Pinkening – good, bad, indifferent?

You may have noticed by now – I’ve got a pair of pink boxing gloves. Also a few pairs of pink handwraps. And my beloved Everlast Michelin Hydrolast boxing boots are maybe the pinkest of all. (Yes, that’s my stuff … Continue reading

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The Bruised, Blackened Eye of the Beholder

Yesterday, one of my favorite boxing blogs, The Sweet Science, published what was, for the most part, a well-written and interesting account of two female pro boxers sparring at an L.A. gym. Former junior featherweight title holder Ana Julaton is … Continue reading

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