New York, NY, January 4, 2008-
Maureen Shea, undefeated top ranked professional boxer, recently teamed up with MTV as an amateur boxing coach on their Emmy Award winning show “MADE”. Back for their eighth season, MTV’s MADE has scheduled their first new episode of the year for Monday January 7th at 10:00 PM (ET/PT). The show chronicles the challenges and accomplishments that young people face as they attempt a life-changing transformation. This season’s premier episode, “Made: Boxer”, will feature Whitley, a ballet dancing girly girl who wants to stop relying on her friends for everything and get tough by being MADE into a hard hitting boxer. Brought in as a celebrity coach is world class female professional boxer Maureen Shea, famous for helping Hilary Swank in her preparations for her role in Million Dollar Baby. Watch as Maureen Shea puts Whitley to the test both physically and emotionally for six weeks before getting in the ring to compete in a sanctioned amateur boxing bout.