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Women's boxing March 8 in St. Louis 

St. Louisan Jamie O'Hare prepares for her first professional boxing match. From the weigh-in to the post-bout embrace, see O'Hare's journey in these photos by Eric Fogleman.
Eric Fogleman
Jamie O'Hare, left, with opponent Carrine Hamlett at a March 7 weigh-in.
Eric Fogleman
O'Hare shows off her 10-inch Dairy Queen ice cream cake. It's a post weigh-in tradition to gorge on the cake after shaving pounds to make the 150-pound weight limit.
Eric Fogleman
O'Hare and Hamlett pose for the camera with cake in hand. Steve O'Hare admitted the moment was a bit weird. "I don't want to start to like this girl, I want my daughter to pound her!"
Eric Fogleman
Hamlett enters the Renaissance Grand Hotel's main ballroom, the venue for the March 8 bout.
Eric Fogleman
The bell sounded at 8:49 p.m. March 8 and the match began politely.
Eric Fogleman
Both O'Hare and Hamlett turned up the heat for the last round, moving faster with their feet and their fists.
Eric Fogleman
O'Hare interviewed by boxing manager Stephen Munisteri.
Eric Fogleman
O'Hare and Hamlett hug in the ring after the fight. Neighter fighter went down during the match, which ended in -- a draw.
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Eric Fogleman
Jamie O'Hare, left, with opponent Carrine Hamlett at a March 7 weigh-in.
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