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The exponential growth of the UFC Women's Bantamweight Division - Cage Pages

The exponential growth of the UFC Women's Bantamweight Division - Cage Pages | Women's Boxing | Scoop.it
The exponential growth of the UFC Women's Bantamweight Division Cage Pages The likes of semi-retired film actress Gina Carano, to the brutal former Strikeforce champion Cris Cyborg, to the former boxing champion Holly Holm, and the slightly less...
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This describes the achievements that women have made to become part of UFC.  For the first time last year a women's cage match was the main event on television and this article shows how much bigger women have taken UFC by expanding the Women's Division to include more televised events.   

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Tom Nelson's comment, April 8, 2014 1:07 PM
i belive its amazing how many women box and stretch the boundaries of what a woman is percieved to be.
Jake Sjodin's comment, April 8, 2014 8:46 PM
I am an avid UFC viewer and I recently notice an increase in fights that women get on the air. Something must have changed for this to happen and for women to become part of main events!
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women's boxing Nicaraguan fight

Women's boxing in independent Nicaraguan film.
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This shows that Women's Boxing is all over the globe and not just in the United States.  Women's Boxing has arisen all over the world and now women from all different countries fight to gain titles and be qualified to be a professional boxer.   

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AIBA gearing up for pro boxers at the 2016 Olympics - WBN - World Boxing News

AIBA gearing up for pro boxers at the 2016 Olympics - WBN - World Boxing News | Women's Boxing | Scoop.it
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AIBA gearing up for pro boxers at the 2016 Olympics
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Boxing of course was considered one of the major success stories of the London Olympic Games with women's boxing introduced for the first time.
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This shows that Women's Boxing is a serious sport and the strives that women have made to be able to finally be accepted into the Olympic Games.  Women earned the right to be an Olympic Sport and to earn respect. 

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Women's Boxing - Brutal Fight - Cathy 'The Bitch' Brown v Svetla Taskova

Footage supplied by Liam Galvin & Yvette Rowland of www.unlicensedboxing.com. Brutal Women's Boxing Fight between Cathy 'The Bitch' Brown (trained by Adam Bo...
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The reason that women's boxing is viewed so much is because of the aggressiveness that women fight.  This shows how brutal women's boxing can become and that it is not just for fun but for actual competition.  Women have finally proven that they can be just as brutal as men when it comes to boxing earning respect from men. 

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Ramona Kuehne vs. Gina Chamie (March 28, 2014) - WBF Womens World Super Featherweight Title

Ramona Kuehne vs. Gina Chamie (March 28, 2014) - WBF Womens World Super Featherweight Title.
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This shows an actual competition and how intense a fight can get.  Women are serious about fighting and fighting to gain a title like these women. 

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Maddy Martini's comment, April 7, 2014 1:25 PM
Yay! I think this totally proves wrong every comment that has ever been said about women being "weak".
Jessica Grady's comment, April 7, 2014 1:32 PM
I agree, after watching this video I have a new respect for these women. They are not only strong but also brave! Where is this video from I don't understand the language, I would think women are involved with this in the US to right?
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Michelle Cook, Women's Lightweight Champion

Michelle Cook from the Standing Rock Boxing Club, Massena, NY, wins the Women's Lightweight Championship at the NY State Amateur Boxing Championships at theT...
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This shows an actual boxing match for a championship and how serious this sport is.  Men only think Women's Boxing is only for entertainment and not actually real but for women it is a chance to prove themselves and to prove to people that they are the best.  

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Hedge Fund Fight Puts Women in HK Boxing Ring - Businessweek

Hedge Fund Fight Puts Women in HK Boxing Ring - Businessweek | Women's Boxing | Scoop.it
Hedge Fund Fight Puts Women in HK Boxing Ring
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I won my first boxing match and I'm hooked. It's going to be days before I come down from this high.
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This explains how intense Women's boxing is and the feeling of competing for the first time.  Some people do not understand why women would put themselves in these situations and this describes how it can be amazing to win a match with hundreds of people cheering for you.  

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Shea Wins Third Featherweight Title: Women's Boxing – The Weekly ...

Shea Wins Third Featherweight Title: Women's Boxing – The Weekly ... | Women's Boxing | Scoop.it
Women's boxing is set to reach another milestone. For the first time, women's youth boxers will be competing in the AIBA Youth Olympic Games to be held in Nanjing next month. They will compete in the same three weight ...
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This shows the milestones that women have accomplished in boxing and that boxing is not just a guy's sport.  Women have fought, literally, to prove that we can compete the same as men and this article shows that women's boxing is officially a sport in the Olympic Games.

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