Forty years of U.S. Olympic Boxing Team history consolidated into a single list including locations.

Forty years of U.S. Olympic Boxing Team history consolidated into a single list including locations.

U.S. Olympic Boxing Teams from 1960 to 2000

U.S. Olympic Boxing Teams from 1960 to 2000

Katie Taylor. Olympic boxing gold medalist. Irish national soccer team member. Born-again Christian. General bad-ass.

Katie Taylor. Olympic boxing gold medalist. Irish national soccer team member. Born-again Christian. General bad-ass.

A five-time national champion, Marlen Esparza is becoming part of history once again this week, since she is representing the United States at an exciting moment in Olympic boxing history — for the first time ever, women’s boxing is part of the Olympics.

A five-time national champion, Marlen Esparza is becoming part of history once again this week, since she is representing the United States at an exciting moment in Olympic boxing history — for the first time ever, women’s boxing is part of the Olympics.

Great Britain's Nicola Adams made history by beating China's Ren Cancan to become the first woman to win an Olympic boxing gold medal.    Leeds fighter Adams produced a stunning performance to overcome the three-time world champion 16-7 in the final of the flyweight competition.

Great Britain's Nicola Adams made history by beating China's Ren Cancan to become the first woman to win an Olympic boxing gold medal. Leeds fighter Adams produced a stunning performance to overcome the three-time world champion 16-7 in the final of the flyweight competition.

Great Britain's Nicola Adams became the first female boxer to win an Olympic gold medal in 2012.

Great Britain's Nicola Adams became the first female boxer to win an Olympic gold medal in 2012.

Olympic boxing can bring about changes in brain fluids after bouts, reveals study published on PLoS ONE.

Olympic boxing can bring about changes in brain fluids after bouts, reveals study published on PLoS ONE.

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