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Body Issue 2016: Claressa Shields Behind the Scenes

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Hear me roar

Photograph By Nancy Weisman/ESPN

"I agreed to do Body because I wanted to show my beautiful side and strong side. With me being a boxer, I always look mean, and all you really focus on is my fist. I wanted to show that even though I'm in a male-dominated sport, I'm still a woman -- a very strong woman!"