The sport is growing in Mexico. Basketball Curling Lacrosse Rowing. Retrieved 15 February Barbara Buttrick was the first televised boxing match between two women on television and radio. The first event was to be between two thirteen-year-olds, but one of the boxers withdrew because of hostile media attention. Similar to soccer, boxing inspires pride that directly translates to Mexican nationalism.
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Retrieved 14 February On 16 April , after eight years in court in Massachusetts, Gail Grandchamp won her battle to become a boxer, as a state Superior Court judge ruled it was illegal to deny someone a chance to box based on gender. Women took hunger strikes to be noticed .