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Claressa Shields

Photograph By AP Photo/Carlos Osorio

Claressa Shields skips rope at the Berston Field House in Flint, Mich. Shields is a fearsome presence in the ring. Her scowl and angry stare are the first signs of the trouble that awaits her opponents. Her next bout will be at the U.S. national championships, which were just shifted from January to March. She also plans to turn pro.