Sulem Urbina vs Kumora Yang
Sulem Urbina vs Kumora Yang

Several amateur boxers, among them Olympic medalists, who have signed or they are already boxing in the pro ranks will have their fights in February, March, and April 2017.

Varias boxeadoras amateurs que acaban firmar en el profesionalismo o ya han saltado, tendrán sus combates en febrero, marzo y abril de 2017. 

First to jump in the ring in 2017,  it’s Mexican born, USA resident Sulem Urbina Soto, who will have her 4th pro fight in the Fly division this weekend Feb 18th in Sonora, Mexico vs Mexican Kumora Yang. The fight will be televised on Box Azteca 7

La primera que saltará al ring es Sulem Urbina Soto quien tendrá su cuarta pelea profesional en peso mosca este fin de semana 18 de febrero en Sonora, México vs compatriota Kumora Yang. El combate será televisado en vivo en Box Azteca 7.

Claressa Shields 

Two times USA Olympic Gold Claressa Shields will be fighting for NABF Title on March 10th in the middleweight division, against Szilvia Szabados at MGM Grand Detroit in Michigan. The fight will be the main event on Showtime. Szabados from Hungary holds a record of 15 victories, 6 KO´s and 8 losses. Shields will have her 2nd pro-fight.

La doble medallista de oro olímpica Claressa Shields boxeará por el titulo NABF en marzo 10 en la división mediana en contra de la húngara Silvia Szabados en el MGM Grand Detroit en Michigan. La pelea será la principal de la cartelera y se pasará por Showtime. Shields tendrá su segunda pelea profesional, mientras que el record de Szabados es 15-8-6KO.
Claressa Shields vs Silvia Szabados
Claressa Shields vs Silvia Szabados

Marlen Esparza

On March 23rd, Olympic Bronze medalist and Latina sweetheart Marlen Esparza will have her pro debut in Indio, CA when Golden Boy Boxing Promotions and ESPN first broadcast featured rising prospects, former world champions and former Olympians. ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes will broadcast the fights live from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California starting at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT. Golden Boy hasn’t revealed yet Esparza’s opponent.

El 23 de marzo, la boxeadora medalla de bronce olímpica, Marlen Esparza tendrá su debut profesional en la cartelera de Golden Boy que pasará por ESPN. Se desconoce aún la contenedora de la estadounidense hispana con mayor número de seguidores en el país del norte y en general en todo América Latina. Esparza es la primera boxeadora en firmar con el legendario Oscar de La Hoya. 
Marlen Esparza Pro-Debut
Marlen Esparza Pro-Debut

Katie Taylor

From Europe, Ireland most respected athlete and boxer, 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist, Lightweight Katie Taylor will have her 3rd pro fight in the O2 arena in London on March 4th vs unknown opponent on David Haye-Tony Bellew card. Fight will be televised live on Sky Sports.

La icónica y respetada Irlandesa oro olímpico 2012 peso ligero Katie Taylor, tendrá su tercera pelea profesional el 4 de marzo en la O2 Arena en Londres, en la cartelera de David Haya vs Tony Bellew y se televisará en vivo por Sky Sports.
Katie Taylor 3rd pro fight
Katie Taylor 3rd pro fight

Nicola Adams

UK sensation and 2X Flyweight Olympic Gold medalist Nicola Adams to make professional boxing debut on Terry Flanagan’s undercard at the Manchester Arena on April 8th live at BT Sport. Adams is having a boxing camp with Marlen Esparza in Northern California.

Por su parte Nicola Adams, del Reino Unido, doble campeona olímpica en el peso mosca tendría su debut profesional el 8 de abril en la arena del Manchester, su contenedora aún se desconoce. Actualmente, Adams y Esparza se encuentran en un campo de entrenamiento en el area de la bahía de California, después de haber pasado un mes entrenando en Londres. 
Nicola Adams Pro Debut
Nicola Adams Pro Debut
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I’ve been an independent multimedia journalist since 2008 –previously, I was full time reporter. In 2015, two of my articles published in the Spanish weekly from the Denver Post, Viva Colorado, won the Jose Marti National Silver Award in Education and Immigration. I’ve been selected as the writer of the week for the Associated Press, for which I write as freelancer. I also write for the Spanish newspaper chain in the USA, Impremedia. In Europe, I write for the magazine ECOS based in Germany and, in Canada, I have been published, and my photographs printed on the most important newspapers and for the Canadian Olympic Committee. I have built the Social Media platforms for organizations like AMBC (American Boxing Confederation), Boxing Canada, Morris Law Group, PC, Teatro Nagual among others. I have the gift of making a brand shine. I was the Twitter expert for the prestigious newspaper The Guardian, in the UK, during the 2012 Olympic Games in London. My mottos: There isn’t a thing I can't achieve with the passion I put into everything I want to accomplish. Challenges are the ultimate fruit that feed my hungry, professional soul.

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