(SEPT 7) In Las Vegas,
Nevada this week photographer Mary Ann Owen caught up with
another female boxer, Manayah Patterson who is training in Vegas
preparing for a Pal Tournament in Toledo, Ohio Oct. 6 and
17-year old Patterson is from
Warren Michigan, but is currently in the Vegas area to get ready
for her next amateur competition. She is an amateur world
champion, with a 10-3-2 KOs record. Patterson is trained
by her brother-in-law, Wes Ferguson (who is also a boxer).
Monayah said to Owen that she
wants to be in the next Olympics. She has been sparring with pro
boxer TaTina " Lil Tyson " Anderson at the hit factory gym.
Owen said, "Tina has been giving
her some good work. Monayah has a lot of talent, and is a