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Jan 21, 2022

In 2013, Sulem Urbina and younger brother, Alexis, were competing in amateur boxing hoping to make the 2016 Olympic team. Sulem was hoping to represent Mexico, and Alexis for the United States. In September of that year, Alexis was beaten inside his home by some intruders and died a few days later due to the injuries. She went on and did well in the tournaments but did not make the 2016 Olympic team. She made her pro debut in late 2016. Today, she is one of the most popular women boxers around. Get to know one of women's boxing more popular action-packed fighters, Sulem Urbina of Phoenix, AZ.