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Christy Martin


1969 Born in Bluefield, West Virginia
1987 Earns her first paycheck as a boxer
1989 Becomes a professional boxer
1991 Mees trainer and future husband Jim Martin
1993 Signs with top boxing promoter Don King
1996 Fights in her first nationally televised match
1996 Appears on the cover of Sports Illustrated
1998 Loses top female boxing title to Sumya Amani
2000 Regains top female boxing title

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