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Body Issue 2016: Claressa Shields Behind the Scenes

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True motivation

Photograph By Simon McDermott-Johnson for ESPN

"I'm fighting for more than just a medal. I'm fighting for my family, I'm fighting for my future, I'm fighting for my city -- to give them some hope and faith, because it's so bad in Flint. I always fight harder than I would if I were fighting for just a medal."