Author Archives: David A. Avila

Mexico’s Anabel Ortiz Defends WBA Title Against Yenifer Leon

Ortiz vs Leon: “Avispa” Looks To Sting A Lion   By Felipe Leon   For all of 2017 there were talks that long-reigning 105-pound queen Anabel “Avispa” Ortiz (27-3, 4KO) would be leaving her strawweight hive and jumping to the light flyweight division in hopes of another world title in a different weight class.   […]

Editorial: PED Testing in Female World Title Fights Now

Editorial: PED Testing for Female World Title Fights Now   By David A. Avila Considering the tainted meat situation in Mexico and the various female world title fights taking place around the world, it’s time to address the lack of drug testing for women’s boxing. Over the years women have only been tested for steroid […]

Mariana Juarez and Jackie Nava Win in Mexico City

Female Fight News Aug. 13, 2018 Mariana and Jackie   By David A. Avila Mexico’s reigning queen of boxing Mariana “Barby” Juarez defeated Japan’s Terumi Nuki once again in defense of the WBC bantamweight world title. It was the second time in a year that Juarez vanquished Nuki and like before, it was not easy. […]

Elvina White Remains Undefeated

Elvina White Remains Undefeated in Hollywood    By Sindy Amador HOLLYWOOD, Ca.-It was another amazing show from 360 Boxing Promotions especially for women’s boxing. Elvina White (3-0) made her return once again on Wednesday August 8th at the Avalon Hollywood and defeated Jasmine Clarkson (4-12) in four round super lightweight match. But it was much […]

Mariana Juarez and Jackie Nava In Separate Battles on Saturday

Juarez and Nava: Two Worlds On a Collision Course     By Felipe Leon   The Mt. Rushmore of Mexican female fighters can’t be chiseled without the faces of Mariana Juarez (49-9-4, 18KO) and Jackie Nava (33-4-3, 14KO).  Both women have accomplished everything possible inside a boxing ring and then some.  With multiple world titles […]

Jasmine Clarkson “the Professional”

Jasmine Clarkson Prizefighter and Female Fight News Aug. 6, 2018   By David A. Avila When highly decorated Katie Taylor of Ireland made her American debut her promotional company scoured the U.S. for someone smaller but tough enough to face the former Olympic gold medalist. They found Jasmine Clarkson. Clarkson, 23, who lives and trains […]

Greece’s Christina Linardatou Upsets Baumgardner

Greece’s Christina Linardatou Upsets Baumgardner in American Debut   By David A. Avila Greek fighter Christina Linardatou came, she saw and she conquered in her first visit to America. Linardatou (10-1, 5 KOs) arrived from Athens, Greece with no fanfare and full of confidence to upset American fighter Alycia Baumgardner (6-1, 4 KOs) by split […]

Sulem Urbina Shines in Tijuana, Mexico

Sulem Urbina Shines in Tijuana, Mexico   By David A. Avila Sulem Urbina showed fans in Tijuana the difference two years can make. Urbina (7-0) returned to Tijuana where she made her pro debut two years ago and defeated Lesley Rodriguez (2-4-1) in a six round flyweight contest on Saturday, July 28. The former Mexican […]

Ho Hum, Katie Taylor Wins and other Female Fight news

Female Fight News July 30, 2018 Katie Taylor Defeats Another 8 to 1 Underdog   By David A. Avila Here comes the lightweight division. While Irish Katie Taylor vanquished American lightweight Kimberly Connor in England on Saturday, a battle between lightweight contenders in the U.S. saw Christina Linardatou edge Alycia Baumgardner by split decision. The […]

Wakako Fujiwara, Mother of Three, Takes OPBF Title in Tokyo

Wakako Fujiwara, Mother of Three, Wins OPBF in Tokyo     By Yuriko Miyata   TOKYO, Japan-A 37-year-old mother of three kids surprised everyone including the defending champion at the famous Korakuen Hall in Tokyo this Monday night.   An eight rounds contest for the OPBF Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation featherweight title saw number […]