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Flash From the Past - Footage June 19, 2003
Video by Multi-World Champion Sumya Anani!

June 19, 2003 - Staples Center
Los Angeles, California [Photos]

(MAY 18, 2008) WBAN has just recently taken the old footage of this weigh-in that took place on June 19, 2003. The footage was shot by Multi-world champion Sumya "The Island Girl" Anani, where there were two women's boxing matches on the card. 

It was a rematch for Laila "She Bee Stingin" Ali and Valerie Mahfood. Also on the card featured Lucia Rijker vs. Jane Couch.The footage is amateur footage. It also includes some footage of Lennox Lewis.   At the time Laila Ali was not very happy with the fact that they would not televised her fight, and there were articles about her talking about this issue. The two women's bouts were shown in Europe.  At the time, Sumya Anani was the MOST FEARED boxer in the sport.  Literally NO ONE would fight her.  It was heartbreaking to see this very talented boxer--shunned from the sport, promoters, matchmakers because she was really considered the best in the sport.  

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