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Boxing Scene Dot Com - 24/7 Boxing News, Coverage and Opinion. :: Press Release : Mia St. John To Face Liz Drew For Title

Boxing Scene Dot Com - 24/7 Boxing News, Coverage and Opinion. :: Press Release : Mia St. John To Face Liz Drew For Title: "Last update: 04-26-2005Submitted by Press Release


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On June 12th, 2005 The Million Dollar Lady of boxing Mia 'The Knockout' St. John (40-5-2 17KOs) will fight for the IFBA Lightweight Championship at The Okhay Casino-Resort in San Juan Pueblo, New Mexico. This is the same prestigious title Hillary Swank's character fought for in Million Dollar Baby. Meeting Ms. St. John for the title is Liz Drew (9-7 2KOs) from Troy, Missouri who has fought some of the best women in sport to get her shot.
'This is a great time for this fight to take place,' states Ms. St. John. 'The success of Million Dollar Baby has sparked fresh interest in female boxing and I�ll be training hard to come into this title fight in the best shape of my life.'
St. John is arguably the best-conditioned fighter in the female ranks. She fought eleven times in 2004 and shows no signs of slowing down. To share some of the secrets that keep her in top shape, she�ll be releasing a workout DVD in June titled 'Million Dollar Workout.' This too is timely, as women across the country stream into health clubs to participate in boxing-style workouts.
Says St. John, 'It�s no secret that boxing is one of the greatest workouts for toning muscles and reducing fat. I figured with all the interest in boxing workouts, who better to train these women than me. I live it every day!'
Liz Drew, 33 years old, has fought some of the best women in the sport today, including Mary Ortega, Kristy Follmer and Melissa Fiorentino among others. An avid horse enthusiast, Liz owns her own horse ranch, along with her husband Marc, an"

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