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Esparza defeats Fuchs in the finals of the U.S. Nationals

SPOKANE, WA - Marlen Esparza defeated Ginny Fuchs tonight to win the 2014 USA Boxing National Champion in the women’s flyweight division (112 pounds). It was a unanimous decision by the judges.

This marks the second consecutive time that Esparza and Fuchs, both native Houstonians, have met in the championship fight of the U.S.National Boxing Tournament. Esparza, a 2012 Olympic bronze medalist, won the 2013 national championship in a split decision.