Head USC coach Ramon Espada, who has been training UCLA boxers, prepares UCLA third-year Rachel Luba by doing her wrist and hand wraps before her first fight.
Rachel Luba dabs Vaseline on her skin in front of the mirror in preparation for her first upcoming fight.
UCLA third-year philosophy student Mei-Le Keck (far left) and UCLA third-year communication studies student Rachel Luba (middle right) gather their things after boxing practice.
Rachel Luba clasps her headgear and heads down the stairs with the team for her and Mei-Le’s upcoming fights.
Ramon Espada adjusts the straps for Rachel Luba as she gets ready to step into the boxing ring.
In between rounds, coach Ramon Espada gives Rachel Luba some boxing guidance before she starts the next round.
Rachel Luba throws a jab as her opponent ducks her head.
The referee raises Rachel Luba’s hand triumphantly as the victor of her first boxing bout, while her opponent from USF looks distraught.
Coach Ramon Espada hugs UCLA third-year Rachel Luba at the end of the boxing match.
UCLA third-year philosophy student Mei-Le Keck locks eyes with her opponent during the commencement of her first boxing bout.
UCLA third-year communication studies student Rachel Luba congratulates UCLA third-year philosophy student Mei-Le Keck for her first boxing victory.
Mei-Le Keck throws a left hook at her opponent.
Winning her first boxing bout, UCLA third-year philosophy student Mei-Le Keck throws up her hands in victory.
Rachel Luba reacts to a punch to the head.