Here is the first in a series of posts about the men and women representing the United States in the Olympics in the sport of boxing. While men’s boxing has had a lengthy history and produced many future champions, the 2012 Olympics will be the first time where women’s boxing is an event.
Similar to the Invicta posts, these will mainly comprise of videos of highlights or moments, as well as pictures.
This one features Quanitta “Queen” Underwood, from Seattle, Washington. She will be fighting in the Women’s Light (60Kg), sparring with Anderson Cooper.
Here is a link to an article from the New York Times that talks about how she qualified for the Olympics, as well how her and her sister survived sexual abuse from her father.