Weight Class: Light heavyweight/178 lbs
Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland
Began Boxing: 2003
Biggest Influence: My Mother, because the first day of last year's National that I fought - that's when my Mom came out of the hospital after 3 months. So she fights to live and I fight to win.
Draw to boxing: I started boxing to lose weight for singing.
Greatest strength in the ring: Heart, will, and power
Other sports: Basketball, track, softball
Loves most about boxing: The contact and the reward, the preparation for and anticipation of the fight
Goals in and out of the ring: To be the best I can be and help others out
Favorite movie: Lion King, Happy Feet, and Destiny's Child Live from Atlanta DVD
Favorite TV show: Cartoons
Favorite song: Change Gon Come by Sam Cooke and anything Brandy makes
Hobbies outside of boxing: Singing, writing songs, and meeting new people
Something people don't know about me: I used to be 205 lbs.
2015 NATIONAL CHAMPION (at light heavyweight)
2013 NATIONAL CHAMPION (at middleweight)
2012 NATIONAL CHAMPION (at light heavyweight)
2011 NATIONAL CHAMPION (at middleweight)
2008 NATIONAL CHAMPION (at light middleweight)
2007 NATIONAL CHAMPION (at middleweight)
2006 NATIONAL CHAMPION (at middleweight)
2006 NATIONAL PAL CHAMPION
2005 NATIONAL CHAMPION (at middleweight)
2005 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM MEMBER
2005-2008 NATIONAL FEMALE GOLDEN GLOVES CHAMPION
U.S. Championships: stopped Allana Huggins, RSCO-2, in semifinals; stopped Christine Brown, RSCO-1, in finals for 1st.
U.S. Championships: dec. Desiree Abrams, 25-13, in quarterfinals; won on retirement over Lakesha Whittaker, RET-3, in semifinals; dec. Allana Huggins, 22-20, in finals for 1st.
U.S. Championhips: stopped Jenniger Egan, Mahopac, N.Y., RSC-1 (:52), in semifinals; dec. Alanna Huggins, Ft. Worth, Texas, 42-36, in finals for 1st.
U. S. Future Stars National Championships: dec.Maria Torres, Norfolk, Neb., 25-15 in quarterfinals; dec. Lisa Kuronya, Portland, Mass., 30-27 in semifinals; dec. Grace Parks, Bellingham, Wash. in finals for 1st.
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Craig Bohnert May 26, 2016
Crews earned her first world medal, while Cruz and Esparza took their second and third.
Five American Boxers Clinch Medals with Quarterfinal Wins at the 2016 Women’s World Championships
May 24, 2016
Meet The U.S. Women’s Boxers Who Could Punch Their Tickets To Rio
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U.S. Olympic Team Trials is the first step for 24 women vying for berths at the 2016 Olympic Games.
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Aug. 19, 2014