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  1. Pound for PoundRead the original story

    Yesterday | ABC News

    The few promoters who decide to buy in to the greatly underestimated sport face an uphill climb when selling television networks on showcasing their fights. Yet, on the day when amateur middleweight boxer Claressa Shields made history as the first American boxer to win gold medals in back-to-back Olympics, professional fighters Heather Hardy and Shelly Vincent also made history as the first women to be featured on Premier Boxing Champions' first nationally televised female undercard.

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  2. Shakur Stevenson, Nico Hernandez To Get Honored at HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Boxing Scene

    USA Boxing's 2016 Olympic medalists are the pride of their hometowns and two of them will receive honorary parades celebrating their Rio hardware over the weekend. Two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields enjoyed a huge welcome celebration upon touching down in Flint on Tuesday and events honoring the history maker have continued across the city.

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  3. Homecoming event held for Olympic boxing champ Claressa ShieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Fans of the boxing phenomenon Claressa Shields came out to show their love for the two-time Olympic champion on Thursday.

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  4. Keen competition was the feature of boxing in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Gleaner

    ... and Colombia were the other gold medal winners in the male section of competition. In the female section, Claressa Shields from the USA successfully defended her middleweight title, as did Nicola Adams from Britain, the flyweight champion. The new ...

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  5. Mark Wahlberg sends love to Claressa Shields at Flint community-wide celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MLive.com

    Claressa Shields let out a loud scream of excitement near the locker room area of the Dort Federal Event Center. "I'm in Boston right now but I wish I was in Flint to welcome you home personally to congratulate you on back-to-back gold medals," Wahlberg told Shields.

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  6. Danny Roman Defends NABA Title in Corona and Other Fight ChatterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Sweet Science

    ... May in a losing cause. "I'm very excited about it (the movie)," said Duran while in Big Bear. Michigan's Claressa Shields won her second Olympic gold medal becoming the first American to win back to back gold medals in boxing. Shields, 21, defeated ...

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  7. Flint honors Olympic champ Claressa Shields with community-wide celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | WJRT

    A deafening roar from inside Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center for a 21-year-old who's brought hope to a city struggling to find it. Since coming home two days ago, Claressa Shields has seen the change.

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  8. Looking ahead to what's next for Claressa ShieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | MLive.com

    After making history as the first American boxer to win back-to-back Olympic gold medals, Shields said she will now take a couple of months off to rest and gather her thoughts. She hasn't decided on whether or not she'll turn professional yet, but apparently MMA fighting isn't an option at this point.

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  9. Flint welcomes Olympic boxing gold medalist Shields homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images) FLINT, Mich. (AP) - Boxer Claressa Shields has been welcomed home by family, friends and hundreds of fans in Flint after winning her second Olympic gold medal. The ...

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  10. Pound for PoundRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | ABC News

    The promoters who decide to buy in to the greatly underestimated sport face an uphill climb when selling television networks on showcasing their fights. Yet, on the day when amateur middleweight boxer Claressa Shields made history as the first American boxer to win gold medals in back-to-back Olympics, professional fighters Heather Hardy and Shelly Vincent also made history as the first women to be featured on Premier Boxing Champions' first nationally televised female undercard.

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  11. Baby Names Inspired by the Olympics-That Aren't SimoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Black Enterprise

    ... granted, and English eventually helped the team win gold-even while wearing borrowed shoes . In Rio, boxer Claressa Shields successfully defended her title from the 2012 London Olympics in the middleweight division, making her the most successful ...

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  12. Same old Claressa Shields returns to hero's welcome as 'Just a Kid from Flint'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | MLive.com

    ... for pictures before departing the airport in a black Powerade-themed limousine that read "Congratulations Claressa Shields Just a Kid from Flint." The Mt. Morris Middle School student showed up to Bishop nearly an hour early with a pink sign she ...

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  13. 2-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields returns home to FlintRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Michigan Radio

    "When I say two-time, you all say champ!" Shields yelled, leading her own cheers at Flint's Bishop Airport, and the crowd willingly followed her lead. Claressa Shields is an inspirational figure in Flint, a city that has fought many rounds itself, and has struggled to keep standing.

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  14. From Flint to Rio: The woman who made Olympic historyRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | GantDaily.com

    ... to me. We're going through so much as a community. It's just so much bad news around. But whenever you hear Claressa Shields' name, you hear about good news and how I'm bringing more attention to Flint, and how I'm bringing so much hope to the ...

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  15. Biopic About Olympic Boxer Claressa Shields Is In The Works At Universal StudiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Vibe

    When it comes to death defying acrobatics, history making athletics and an onslaught of gold medal glory, the USA delivered a stellar showing at the 2106 Olympics, and Claressa Shields is no exception. Defending her win from the 2012 London Olympics title in the women's middleweight division, Shields defeated Nouchka Fontijn to become the first American boxer to win two Olympic gold medals.

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  16. U.S. Team Hopes Shields Will Stay For 2020 Olympics in TokyoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Boxing Scene

    ... tally of a gold, silver and bronze represented an improvement on 2012 for the former powerhouse. Retaining Claressa Shields, now a two times women's middleweight champion at the age of 21 and full of confidence, will be important going forward to ...

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  17. After Second Gold, Boxer Claressa Shields Looks Ahead To What's NextRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | News 88.9 KNPR

    One of the last medals awarded at the Rio Olympics went to a 21-year-old middleweight boxer from Flint, Mich.: Claressa Shields. It was gold.

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  18. Rio Recap: Day 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | Hot Air

    ... pic.twitter.com/IEYwQ1y4u5 Women's boxing was added to the Olympics in 2012, and Claressa Shields has reigned supreme since then. Shields won her second gold medal on Sunday, becoming the first American to ever win back-to-back gold. Also shining ...

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  19. World Boxing Council chief wants head guards reinstituted in Olympic boxingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... and promoters who previously objected to allowing professionals to fight in the Olympics and went unheard. Claressa Shields , who won a boxing gold medal for the U.S., told reporters she expects headgear for women to go away in the 2020 Games.

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  20. Is Shields the next combat sports star?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Yahoo Sports

    Shortly after receiving a gold medal proclaiming her as women's middleweight champion, American boxer Claressa Shields began fumbling for something in her jacket pocket. Seconds later, she stood atop the podium singing along to the national anthem with two gold medals around her neck - the one she earned for demolishing Nouchka Fontun of the Netherlands on Sunday and the one she captured four years ago in London.

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