Nicola Adams

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Name: Nicola Adams
Alias: 'The Lioness'
Birth Name: Nicola Virginia Adams
Hometown: Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Birthplace: Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 163cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

Amateur Highlights

  • 2012 Olympic Games Gold medalist in London, Great Britain (51kg):
  • 2016 Olympic Games Gold medalist in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (51kg):

Regional & Minor Titles

  • interim WBO World female flyweight title


  • Nicola Adams and Claressa Shields are the only female boxers to ever capture back-to-back Olympic Gold medals.
  • Adams was upgraded to WBO flyweight champion July 30th 2019, after former champion Arely Mucino was unable to fulfil her mandatory.