(APR 24) First off, a
re-cap of Thursday's results! 132 lbs/75 kg:
Mikaela Mayer, Los Angeles, CA/USA dec Junhua Yin, China, 2-1 -Claressa
Shields, Flint, Michigan/USA dec. Li Qian, China, 2-1.
About Saturday's Clash of Champions!!
Women's International Clash of Champions is GOING DOWN this
Saturday, April 25 at 12 PM at
Buckhead Fight Club! Don't miss this great opportunity
to see elite international competitors RIGHT HERE in Atlanta!
Get your tickets
Three OLYMPIC MEDALISTS
will be competing in Saturday's match-ups! Claressa Shields, the
2012 Olympic gold medalist in the middleweight division, will be
facing 2014 World Championships silver medalist Li Qian. Marlen
Esparza, the 2012 Olympic bronze medalist in the flyweight
division, will be boxing Cancan Ren, the 2012 Olympic flyweight
silver medalist, in an EXCITING rematch of their Olympic
semi-final bout! Mikaela Mayer, a 2016 Olympic hopeful in the
lightweight division, will also be competing on Saturday, taking
on Junhua Yin in a rematch.
World medalists and
experienced international competitors Christina Cruz
(bantamweight) and Franchon Crews (light heavyweight) will
return to international action on Saturday, while light
flyweight Maureeca Lambert, featherweight Ashleigh Moore, light
welterweight Nakarri Jones, and welterweight Samantha Kinchen
will all make their international debuts on Saturday!
Don't miss your chance to see the first international event in
the US to feature all of the women's weight divisions since
2001! This is an important international competitive opportunity
for Team USA's women as they prepare for the Rio Olympics in
2016 - come out and support our talented boxers!
106 lbs: Maureeca Lambert (Glen Ellyn, IL) vs. Xiao Lang (China)
112 lbs: Marlen Esparza (Houston, TX) vs. Cancan Ren (China)
119 lbs: Christina Cruz (New York, NY) vs. Liu Piaopino (China)
125 lbs: Ashleigh Moore (Buzzards Bay, MA) vs. Lu Qiong (China)
132 lbs: Mikaela Mayer (Los Angeles, CA) vs. Junhua Yin (China)
141 lbs: Nakarri Jones (Tampa, FL) vs. Yang Wenlu (China)
152 lbs: Samantha Kinchen (Lexington, KY) vs. Yang Liu (China)
165 lbs: Claressa Shields (Flint, MI) vs. Li Qian (China)
178 lbs: Franchon Crews (Baltimore, MD) vs. Yang Xiaoli (China)