Top female boxer shot, stabbed

Yahoo!Xtra Sport, Yahoo!Xtra Sport November 25, 2010, 12:44 pm
Top female boxer shot, stabbed

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American Christy Martin, A pioneer in woman’s boxing in the 1990s, has allegedly been shot and stabbed by her husband while they were fighting at home.

Deputies in Florida say the 42-year-old boxer had been shot and stabbed in her torso and left leg when she ran from her marital home.

She was able to flag a car down for help and later told police that her 66-year-old husband, James Martin, had confronted her with a knife and a handgun.

Police are still searching for for husband.

Christy nicknamed the 'Coal Miners Daughter' was promoted by infamous boxing mogul Don King and has fought on the undercard of boxers Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Julio Cesar Chavez.

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    bluenose07:01pm Saturday 03rd December 2011 NZDTReport Abuse

    may have been self defence on her partners part.... women abuse their partners too.. hes 66 and an old man shes 42 and a top boxer...

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    Ninus-701:12pm Monday 25th July 2011 NZSTReport Abuse

    Why is it necessary to draw attention to the fact that she was 'female'...?

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    Rat Fink08:24am Friday 04th March 2011 NZDTReport Abuse

    She was an awesome fighter and one of my daughters heroes. Hope she recovers well.

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    Derek03:56pm Wednesday 16th February 2011 NZDTReport Abuse

    Yep, self defense aint much good against a gun !!

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