Author Archives: David A. Avila

Selina Barrios Wins the Battle of Undefeated Fighters

Selina Barrios Wins the Battle of Undefeated Fighters by Decision over Paty Juarez   By David A. Avila San Antonio’s Selina “Aztec Queen” Barrios powered through the taller Paty Juarez to win by unanimous decision in a tight struggle in defense of the NABF lightweight title on Saturday. Barrios (5-0) showed the crowd at Whataburger […]

Selina Barrios Fights Paty Juarez in Texas

Challenge Accepted: Selina Barrios vs Paty Juarez   By David A. Avila A cool and calm Selina Barrios defends the NABF lightweight title against the confident Paty Juarez after challenges were issued and challenges accepted. It’s unclear who challenged who first, but Barrios (4-0) meets Juarez (4-0) in a 10-round clash on Saturday Sept. 22, […]

Arely Mucino vs Maria Salinas in Mexico

Arely “Metralleta” Muciño: “I Am A Warrior and Ready for Anything”   By Felipe Leon   Earlier this year the 29-year-old Arely Muciño (26-3-2, 10 KOs) of Monterrey, Mexico, made history in becoming the first Mexican female fighter to hold all of the major sanctioning body titles in the same division at different times.   […]

Esmeralda Moreno vs.Yesenia Gomez 2: War Resumes in Mexico

Moreno vs Gomez: Ready For Another War   By Felipe Leon   It is hard to believe that at 31 years of age the current WBC light flyweight champion Esmeralda “La Joya” Moreno (35-10-2, 11KO) of Mexico City is a 13-year fight veteran with nearly 50 fights under her belt.   This Saturday night she […]

Japan’s Best Naoko Fujioka Beats Mexico’s Irma Sanchez

Japan’s Naoko Fujioka Beats Mexico’s Irma Sanchez     By Yuriko Miyata   TOKYO-It was not only a complete victory, it was also a big triumph for the 43-year-old legendary fighter Naoko Fujioka to prove that she’s still developing.   Five weight-division world champion Fujioka (18-2, 7 KOs) defended her current WBA flyweight title by […]

Franchon Crews and Others Moving the Needle Forward and More News

Female Fight News Sept. 17, 2018 Moving the Needle Forward   By David A. Avila A few battles over vacant titles took place: one was held in Germany while another occurred in Las Vegas over the weekend. Franchon “Heavy Hitting Diva” Crews won the vacant WBC super middleweight world title by majority decision over Maricela […]

Franchon Crews Wins WBC Super Middleweight Title

Franchon Crews Wins WBC Super Middleweight Title in Las Vegas   By David A. Avila LAS VEGAS- Franchon Crews powered through Maricela Cornejo behind combinations to win the vacant WBC super middleweight world title and fulfill a promise to her late mother on Thursday. “I didn’t know if her (Cornejo) will was as strong as […]

Divas Battle: Maricela Cornejo vs Franchon Crews

Divas Battle: Maricela Cornejo vs. Franchon Crews First Televised Female World Title Fight by ESPN in 14 Years   By David A. Avila Expect a clash of feline proportions when Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo meets Franchon “Heavy Hitting Diva” Crews Dezurn for the world title on Thursday in Las Vegas. It’s not a roll of […]

Competing American Female Title Fights – Good or Bad?

Competing Fights In American Female Fight World- Good or Bad?   By David A. Avila Maybe it’s a sign of better things to come. Two major female world title fights took place more than 2,789 miles apart at the same exact time and were streamed simultaneously. While Puerto Rico’s Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano was […]

Amanda Serrano Wins Record Sixth Division World Title

Amanda Serrano Defeats Argentina’s Yamila Reynoso    By David A. Avila Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano captured a sixth division world title with a steady stream of punches to defeat Argentina’s strong Yamila Reynoso by unanimous decision on Saturday. It’s unchartered territory for women. Serrano now joins Oscar De La Hoya and Manny Pacquiao as […]