Bronx boxing rookie comes out swinging in first professional fightPosted: Updated:
Maureen Shea, who recently turned pro, made her Bronx boxing debut Thursday at the Paradise Theatre.Shea took on Elizabeth Villarreal in the Super Featherweight division. The six-round fight was one of the main attractions of the night for good reason. Villarreal, former Golden Gloves runner up, was looking to improve her 8-0 with four knockouts record. However, Shea was looking to make a strong first impression in the Bronx and flexed her guns to a unanimous sixth-round victory.Shea sparred with Hilary Swank for her role in the Clint Eastwood film Million Dollar Baby.