American professional boxer who was said to have legitimized women's professional boxing in America. In 2010, her husband shot and stabbed her, but she survived.
She was involved in Little League baseball and basketball as a child and earned a B.S. in education from Concord College.
She has been a frequent visitor of the International Boxing Hall of Fame's annual induction ceremonies.
She has been in a relationship with Sherry Lusk.
She has been championed by famed boxing promoter Don King.