Birmingham's female boxer who is making history

Birmingham's female boxer who is making history
Birmingham's female boxer who is making history

Lauren Johnson is Birmingham's first female professional boxer in 150 years.

Since the Queensbury rules were drawn up in 1865, she is the first woman from the city to be paid to box.

Her first professional fight is on Saturday, 4 March in Walsall.

If you want to find out how to get into boxing, have a look at the BBC Get Inspired guide.

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