Claressa Shields headlining on ShoBox is a boon for boxing

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Claressa Shields, America’s only ever two-time Olympic gold medalist in boxing, is now eyeing professional stardom and will encouragingly headline a ShoBox card on March 10 in Detroit, Michigan.For those who, for whatever perplexing reason, aren’t already on board, it’s time to get …

Mike Lee embarks on defining 2017 campaign

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Mike Lee starts what could be a defining 2017 campaign against Justin Thomas on Feb. 16.Boxing’s current landscape is littered with both major and minor titles to the point where fans can easily go cross-eyed trying to make sense of a belt’s significance. But don’t tell that to Mike…