Mikaela Mayer

Boxing

MIKAELA MAYER

Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.
Resides in: Marquette, Michigan
Weight Class: Lightweight/132 lbs
Height: 5-9
Birthdate: July 4, 1990
Occupation: Student
School: Northern Michigan University
Coach: Al Mitchell
Club: Al Mitchell’s Boxing Gym
Began boxing: At 17, I drove past a muai thai kickboxing gym for weeks. One day, I decided to walk in and sign myself up, just to try something new. I immediately became obsessed by the rawness of boxing and the competiveness. It challenged me in so many different ways.
Favorite combination: Left hook, right hand
Pre-fight ritual: I always have a cup of green team on way down to the venue
Favorite fight week meal: I love eating sushi and a lot of coconut water and Kombucha
What has boxing taught you: It made me hungry for success, taught me discipline, and I have learned that you can do anything in life if you set your mind to it.
Greatest accomplishment in boxing: Winning the 2016 Olympic Trials
Did you know: I am the first person in my family full of hippies to box
2016 OLYMPIC TRIALS CHAMPION
2015 USA BOXING NATIONAL CHAMPION
2014 USA BOXING NATIONAL CHAMPION

2012 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS BRONZE MEDALIST(141 lbs)
2012 CONTINENTAL CHAMPION
2012 USA BOXING NATIONAL CHAMPION (141 LBS)
2012 U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM TRIALS RUNNER-UP


Former Olympic Lightweight Female Boxers:

132 lbs

 2012: Queen Underwood, Seattle, Wash.


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