Category Archives: Features

Katie Taylor vs Eva Wahlstrom Meet in NYC, This Ti...

Eva Wahlstrom Happy to Challenge Familiar Face Katie Taylor   By Phil Woolever   2018 was a remarkable year for women’s boxing in terms of long overdue exposure to the general sporting landscape, with plenty of recognized names facing off on more high profile broadcasts in the US than ever before.   Perhaps the fistic […]

Cecilia Braekhus

Cecilia Braekhus Returns to StubHub in L.A. on Sat...

Cecilia Braekhus in L.A.   It has been a banner year for the woman known as the “First Lady”.  The 37 year-old Cecilia Braekhus (34-0, 9KO) of Norway is getting ready to fight for the third time in this calendar year and second time in Los Angeles, California, this Saturday night.  The scheduled ten-round fight […]

Shields and Rankin

Claressa Shields vs. Hannah Rankin

KO Hungry Claressa Shields vs Hannah Rankin on DAZN   By David A. Avila Each time Claressa Shields enters the prize ring, new ground is broken and new doors open for female boxing. When the two-time Olympic gold medalist Shields (6-0) fights Scotland’s Hannah Rankin (5-2) on Saturday Nov. 17, at Mulvane, Kansas, she’ll not […]

Chaoz Minowa vs Mexico's Ibeth Zamora

Japan’s Chaoz Minowa vs Mexico’s Ibeth...

Ibeth “Guerrera Otomi” Zamora vs Chaoz Minowa   By Felipe Leon   One of the most accomplished active female fighters of today, three-time world champion Ibeth “Guerrera Otomi” Zamora (29-6, 12KO) is ready to make the first defense of her WBC flyweight title this upcoming Saturday night, November 17th, in Puebla, Mexico, against Japan’s Chaoz […]

Former Champ Analyzes Hot Prospect Adelaida Ruiz

Another Look at “La Cobra” Adelaida Ruiz     Analysis By Former Champion Sindy Amador:   It was another big win for the sensational Adelaida “La Cobra” Ruiz who stole the show as usual in a night full of action.   Ruiz (7-0-0, 4 KOs) elevated her record by knockout over Jhosep Vizcaino (7-8, 2 […]

Jackie Nava Drops to Bantamweight to Fight Carolin...

Jackie Nava vs Carolina Alvarez   By Felipe Leon   This past summer the female boxing world was dangled a carrot but as quickly as it was offered, it was pulled away.   Back in August Mariana “Barbie” Juarez (51-9-4, 18KO) and Jackie “Aztec Princess” Nava (34-4-3, 15KO) shared a bill in Mexico City as […]

Yazmin Rivas Defends WBA Title in Tijuana

Yazmin Rivas vs Cristina del Valle Pacheco   By Felipe Leon   The female boxing world is full of stories of survival.  From putting abusive circumstances behind them to becoming world champions and juggling motherhood, education and a professional boxing career all at the same time, stories of overachieving women abound in women’s prizefighting.   […]

Ruiz

Adelaida “Cobra” Ruiz Invades Super Fly Division

Adelaida “Cobra” Ruiz Seeks Fourth Straight KO on Saturday   By David A. Avila A mere whisper of three little words sends panic through the streets especially if those words are Adelaida “Cobra” Ruiz. In a little less than two years Ruiz has sent fear and avoidance among the bantamweight division throughout the Southwest and […]

WBO Champion Raja Amasheh Stands Ready

WBO Super Flyweight Champion Raja Amasheh Is Looking At A Bright Future   By Phil Woolever   Women’s boxing continues to expand in the global market, with a currently cresting wave of potential new stars. WBO Super-Flyweight titlist Raja Amasheh, 22-1-1, is a new face that could achieve a top level of international acclaim.   […]

Vincent and Hardy

Shelly Vincent and Heather Hardy Reload

Heather Hardy and Shelly Vincent At MSG on HBO By David A. Avila Two years ago Heather “The Heat” Hardy and Shelly “Shelito’s Way” Vincent clashed in a 10 round firefight that had jaws dropped and eyes glued as the two ripped into each other like wild cats. On the same day the Rio Olympic […]