(JULY 21) On Thursday Night, Maureen put
away the school books, set Homer with Helen of Troy on the shelf and
like a warrior out of Greek Mythology donned her gloves, ready to
get down to business.
July 20, 2006, Junior Lightweight Maureen Shea met Olga Heron for
six rounds at the Manhattan Center before an anxious crowd seated in
the Grand Ballroom.
With determination and courage, both fighters boxed a continuous
action packed bout, a riveting display of skill, speed and power.
Truly a storm, the boxers parried, dodged and exchanged blows.
Canadian, Olga “Hurricane” Heron, held her ground as Maureen “Moe”
Shea pressed for the first three rounds. But while “Hurricane” Heron
continued to fight well, Maureen unleashed lightning and thunder of
her own to her opponent’s head and body often in a rain of flurries
during the fourth, fifth and sixth rounds, that won Shea a unanimous
Great fight, excellent sportsmanship, spectators experienced a fine
display of what boxing is about.