Fighting Chance: A Novel About My Boxing Career

California Female Fight of the Year

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My pro boxing debut at the Castaic Brickyard was named "The California Female Fight of the Year"

Blood, Sweat & Tears

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My novel offers a first-hand look at competing in a male-dominated sport in the late 1990s


Two-Time Golden Gloves Champ

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I started boxing at age 28 in the late 1990s, and earned two Golden Gloves Championship titles during my three-year-long boxing career

Kid Gloves

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I fell in love with boxing when I worked as a newspaper journalist, and went on assignment at a boxing gym for at-risk youth called Kid Gloves

Disaster Diva

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I earned my ring name "Disaster Diva" for the bloody brawls witnessed during my fights

Mentors

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My boxing career was made possible by coaches and trainers who believed in my athletic ability to compete in the roped-off square

Reviews

"A knockout!!"

 "No punches pulled by the hard hitting Ms Doyle in her true life  novelistic rendering of what it's like to punch her way to fame! A knockout!!" 

- Ivor Davis, Investigative Journalist and Best-Selling Author of Manson Exposed: A Reporter's 50-Year Journey into Madness and Murder