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Women’s Olympic Boxing Star Marlen Esparza Releases First Fitness DVD – Power Boxing Workout

(SILVER SPRING, MD.) - 2012 U.S. Olympic bronze medalist and reigning seven-time USA Boxing National Champion Marlen Esparza (Houston, Texas) will debut her first fitness DVD, Power Boxing Workout, on December 17, 2013 from Acacia, an RLJ Entertainment, Inc. brand. Known across the globe for her dedication to the sweet science and historic run to the medal stand in London, the inspirational athlete [...]

Claressa Shields Advances to the Gold Medal Bout While Marlen Esparza Claims Bronze

(LONDON, ENGLAND) – The final two U.S. competitors in Olympic boxing took the ring on Wednesday and it was a split decision for the pair. Flyweight Marlen Esparza (Houston, Texas) lost a 10-8 bout to reigning World Champion Cancan Ren of China while Claressa Shields (Flint, Mich.) won a dominant 29-15 victory over Kazakhstan’s Marina Volnova. Esparza will leave London with a bronze medal but Shields [...]

Marlen Esparza and Claressa Shields Clinch Olympic Medals With Quarterfinal Victories in London

(LONDON, ENGLAND) – Flyweight Marlen Esparza’s (Houston, Texas) decade-long journey in the boxing ring finally culminated in her debut at the 2012 Olympic Games on Monday and the 23-year-old made sure it was a victorious one. The Houston native gave Team USA a much needed win a guaranteed herself at least a bronze medal with a 24-16 victory over Venezuela’s Karla Magliocco. Teenage sensation [...]