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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Emily Klinefelter Update

Emily Klinefelter entered the ring for her tenth professional fight on February 5, 2011 in her hometown of Johnson City, Iowa. Her opponent was Christina Ruiz. The fight ended in the third round when referee Gilbert Richardson reached the count of ten with Klinefelter laying on the floor unresponsive.

Disaster had struck. A blood clot had formed in her brain. Things seemed dire. She was brought to the hospital and things were tenuous for a while.

But Emily has fully recovered according to The Gazette. She is no longer allowed box- which means she'll never get the desired rematch against the only woman to best her in the ring- because of a titanium plate in her head. But she now coaches boxing and works as a full time CPA.

It has been a remarkable comeback for the 28 year old. Best wishes to her and her family.

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