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Malissa Smith

Author and Women’s Boxing Historian

RECENT PRESS

I am the author of A History Of Women’s Boxing. I am also co-host of WAAR Room a weekly sports video podcast.

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  • Articles in Print

Recent Press

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Author, Women’s Boxing Historian, and Ring Women’s Rating Panel Member, Malissa Smith is quoted in the Ring’s women’s boxing ratings update by Diego Morilla, November 30, 2021
Author, Women’s Boxing Historian, and Ring Women’s Rating Panel member, Malissa Smith is quoted in The Ring’s women’s boxing ratings update by Diego Morilla, November 23, 2021
Author and Women’s Boxing Historian Malissa Smith is quoted in The Ring’s women’s rating update by Diego Morilla, November 18, 2021
Author and Women’s Boxing Historian Malissa Smith, Retired and Inspired Guest Speaker, Commonpoint Queens, November 15, 2021
Author, Women’s Boxing Historian, and Ring Women’s Rating Panel member Malissa Smith is quoted in The Ring’s women’s ratings update, by Diego Morilla, November 9, 2021
Author, Women’s Boxing Historian, and Ring Women’s Rating Panel member Malissa Smith is quoted in The Ring’s women’s ratings update, by Diego Morilla, November 2, 2021
Author, Women’s Boxing Historian, and Ring Women’s Rating Panel member Malissa Smith is quoted in The Ring’s women’s ratings update, by Diego Morilla, October 26, 2021

Author and Women’s Boxing Historian Malissa Smith’s latest guest appearance on Tha Dawg Pound live podcast (episode 58 @ 24:58) w/ KP Bundrage and James King III, Oct. 13, 2021
Author and Women’s Boxing Historian Malissa Smith latest guest appearance on Tha Dawg Pound live podcast (Ep. 54 – @ 4:40) with K9 Bundrage, James King III, and Jabran Clemon, Sept. 14, 2021
Author Malissa Smith’s appearance on the popular MY FORTH ACT Podcast (click to listen) August 26, 2021
Author and Women’s Boxing Historian Malissa Smith is proud to be a member of the Ring Magazine Women’s Boxing Ratings Panel, Aug. 20, 2021
WAAR Room with Malissa Smith and Chris Baldwin, Aug. 13, 2021
The Dawg Pound Podcast with K9 Bundrage and James King, Author and Women’s Boxing Historian Malissa Smith appeared as a guest to talk about Women’s Boxing (starting at 12:10), Jul.20, 2021

Lynn’s Rashida Ellis, one of the nation’s most gifted amateur boxers, has her eye on Olympic gold

By Steve Marantz Globe Correspondent,Updated June 12, 2021, 9:26 a.m.

Ellis has been a fighter since her youngest days, and at 26, she is 132 pounds of sweet science and resolve.
Ellis has been a fighter since her youngest days, and at 26, she is 132 pounds of sweet science and resolve. JONATHAN WIGGS/GLOBE STAFF

Author and Women’s Boxing Historian Malissa Smith quoted by Steve Marantz in article entitled “Lynn’s Rashida Ellis, one of the nation’s most gifted amateur boxers, has her eye on Olympic gold” for the Boston Globe.

Women’s Boxing Ring Magazine ratings panel member, historian and author Malissa Smith quoted in latest Ring Magazine women’s ratings update: Chantelle Cameron to No. 1 at 140.
The Dawg Pound Podcast with K9 Bundage and James King, Author and Women’s Boxing Historian Malissa Smith aka Girlboxing appeared as a guest to discuss women’s boxing (Starting at 9:30), May 11, 2021
The Dawg Pound Podcast with K9 Bundage and James King, Author and Women’s Boxing Historian Malissa Smith aka Girlboxing appeared as a guest to discuss women’s boxing (Starting at 30:10), Feb. 9, 2021
Author and Women’s Boxing Historian Malissa Smith was invited to guest post on fellow author Diana Munoz Stewart’s Shady Lady Blog.
Author and Women’s Boxing Historian Malissa Smith had the honor of introducing the 2019 International Women’s Boxing Hall of Fame Inductees and Special Awardees. Aug. 31, 2019
Author and Women’s Boxing Historian Malissa Smith is quoted in this excellent piece on women’s boxing featuring Mikaela Mayer and Ronica Jeffrey. Mar. 20, 2018
Author and Women’s Boxing Historian Malissa Smith appeared as the “interviewer” in Jill Morley’s brilliant comedic short, “World’s Oldest” alongside 2021 IWBHF inductee Alicia Ashley