Boxing powerhouse Cuba approves women’s competitive fights


              Boxer Legnis Cala, center, talks with fellow female boxers during a training session in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Cuban officials announced on Monday that women boxers would be able to compete for the first time ever. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
            
              Boxer Giselle Bello Garcia, left, watches as fellow female boxers train in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Cuban officials announced on Monday that women boxers would be able to compete for the first time ever. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
            
              Boxer Giselle Bello Garcia, left, throws a punch at Ydamelys Moreno during a training session in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Cuban officials announced on Monday that women boxers would be able to compete for the first time ever. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
            
              Boxer Giselle Bello Garcia texts on a mobile phone while other athletes train at a boxing gym in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Cuban officials announced on Monday that women boxers would be able to compete for the first time ever. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
            
              Ydamelys Moreno, right, watches as fellow female boxers train in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Cuban officials announced on Monday that women boxers would be able to compete for the first time ever. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)