Barbara "Mighty Atom of the Ring" Buttrick was called an "insult to womanhood" when she became one of world's first professional female boxers. The fearless 87 year old reflects on her groundbreaking career.

A Pioneer of Women's Boxing Looks Back on a Lifetime of Battles

Early 20th century women's sports. "Take that: The female competitors - whose names are recorded as Fraulein Kussin and Mrs Edwards - fought on 7 March 1912"

Ladies who punch: Vintage pictures show pioneering sportswomen boxing, swimming and playing football a century ago

These two female boxers - whose names are recorded as Fraulein Kussin and Mrs Edwards - fought on March 1912

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The Hottest Female Boxers

Laila Ali (born is a now retired American professional boxer and daughter of Muhammad Ali. She obviously inherited her dad's fighting talent with a perfect boxing record by winning all 24 fights she was in, and 21 of those were won by KO!

Positive thought - TaeKwonDo....My first class is Thursday!!

I have told my children from day one that we don't use the word 'can't', if they need help to complete something than they ask for help. They don't get to sit there any simply say 'I can't do it'

Confident relaxed female boxer with a toned body by Jacob Lund Photography on @creativemarket

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Confident relaxed female boxer with a toned body by Jacob Lund Photography on Character design reference!

Picture is of Lucia Rijker, a Dutch professional female boxer, kickboxer, and actress. Rijker has been dubbed by the press and opponents "The Most Dangerous Woman in the World."

Lucia Rijker, a Dutch professional female boxer, kickboxer, and actress. Rijker has been dubbed by the press and opponents "The Most Dangerous Woman in the World.

The first female boxer for the USA Olympic team, and proud Latina, Marlen Esparza in the July 2012 issue of Vogue. Image courtesy of Vogue, July 2012 | Photographer: Norman Jean Roy.

The first female boxer for the USA Olympic team, and proud Latina, Marlen Esparza in the July 2012 issue of Vogue. Image courtesy of Vogue, July 2012

Picture, not link. Bad Ass, Rethinking "American" ideals of gender. Being taken seriously. Women can be dangerous.

How to Lose Weight Naturally (22 Home Remedies)

Edita Vikeviciute in “Chic Boxing” Photographed by Lachlan Bailey and Styled by Geraldine Saglio for Vogue Paris, April 2012

Top 10 Training Tips!   Hello. You were recommended to us by friends at the Fernhill Dog Park. Our 18-month old female boxer Moxie is a great dog who we took had two puppy kindergarten classes as a puppy.

Top 10 Training Tips! Hello. You were recommended to us by friends at the Fernhill Dog Park. Our 18-month old female boxer Moxie is a great dog who we took had two puppy kindergarten classes as a puppy.

Anne Wolfe!! Gives me inspiration to KICKBUTT!!

ANN WOLFE Comments on JAMES KIRKLAND’s KO Loss

Ann Wolfe is the only female boxer who has ever held world titles in four different weight classes simultaneously. she is regarded by many within the sport as the hardest puncher and best fighter in the history of women's boxing.

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