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Olympic boxing field set after draw

Updated: July 27, 2012, 3:21 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The three Americans in the first Olympic women's boxing tournament have learned how fickle the draw can be.

While flyweight Marlen Esparza and middleweight Claressa Shields both drew first-round byes Friday, lightweight Queen Underwood was assigned one of the toughest paths to gold imaginable.

Underwood must fight British medal contender Natasha Jonas in front of her home crowd in the first round. The winner will meet Ireland's Katie Taylor, the top-ranked lightweight thought ...

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