LOOK | Scenes From the Women's World Boxing Championships

Claressa Shields and Alex Love play cards in the crowd waiting for their teammates to compete. And Savannah Marshall from England. Claressa's fate depends largely on how well Savannah does in her next few fights. What's it like to cheer on the opponent you just lost to?

Claressa said she couldn't bring herself to cheer. "But I will be watching."

( Sue Jaye Johnson )
Franchon Crews, the Heavy Hitting Diva, is the only US Team member to sport a skirt.
Franchon Crews, the Heavy Hitting Diva, is the only US Team member to sport a skirt. ( Sue Jaye Johnson )

Raquel Miller who has boxed for only two years is the rookie of the team. She writes bible verses on her hands before competition. She is still in the running and will medal in this tournament. Friday's fight will determine whether it is bronze or silver or gold.

( Sue Jaye Johnson )

Tiara Brown had to fight not only her opponent but a stadium full of Chinese fans cheering after every punch her opponent landed. The arena was charged with energy as the two battled it out, trading blows. Tiara came from behind to win by one point.

( Sue Jaye Johnson )
Marlen Esparza, Team USA's flyweight,  losing to Ren Cancan of China. Esparza will still go to the Olympics this summer.
Marlen Esparza, Team USA's flyweight, losing to Ren Cancan of China. Esparza will still go to the Olympics this summer. ( Sue Jaye Johnson )
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