Daddy's Little Girls Come Out Swinging

Can the daughters of famous fighters turn female boxing into a serious, marquee sport?

On the evening before their professional boxing debuts, Maria Johansson and Freeda Foreman, daughters of heavyweight greats Ingemar and George, were settled onto a couch at the Las Vegas home of their promoter, Dan Goossen. Surrounding them were all the trappings of a family-style summer barbeque--kids, dogs, ruckus. A huge hunk of prime rib was grilling, a case of beer was being iced down, and Dan was handing out Cohibas in the backyard.

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