Category Archives: Features

Mikaela Mayer vs Lizbeth Crespo in Las Vegas

Mikaela Mayer Targets World Titles, Lizbeth Crespo in the Way   By David A. Avila Mikaela Mayer always stands out. Years ago, an amateur tournament comprised of teams from different nations engaged in a high school gymnasium in Oxnard, Calif. Dozens of female boxers exchanged blows and showed off their technique. But it was difficult […]

Seniesa Estrada Defends WBC Silver Title vs Gretch...

Seniesa Estrada: “I’m the Hardest Puncher in my Weight Class,”   By David A. Avila In the dimly lit streets of Hollywood a petite looking Seniesa Estrada will pass by people on the sidewalks of the film capitol. Some of the local wolves will notice and others will tilt their heads in recognition but fail […]

Raquel Miller

Raquel Miller Ready for Erin Toughill in L.A.

Raquel ”Pretty Beast” Miller     By Felipe Leon   When you believe in yourself, nothing much can stop you and that belief can be contagious.  That is the feeling when you speak to or if you are lucky enough to be around undefeated middleweight contender Raquel “Pretty Beast” Miller (8-0, 3KO) of San Francisco, […]

Martinez and Chavez

Lupita Martinez vs Kika Chavez in Mexico

Lupita Martinez vs Jessica “Kika” Chavez for WBC Super Fly Title   By Felipe Leon   There are two female fights in Mexican boxing lore by which all others are measured.  In 2011 Ana Maria “La Guerrera” Torres and Jackie “Princesa Azteca” Nava faced each in two epic wars televised at a national level in […]

Brown

Meet Tiara Brown: Prizefighter and DC’s R...

Tiara “T Baby” Brown  is Both Featherweight Contender and Police Officer of the Year    By Felipe Leon   Who would have thought a baby named after a Duncan Hines cookie from the 80s would grow to be an extraordinary accomplished boxer as well as Washington D.C.’s Police Officer of the Year?   That is […]

Alarcon

Montserrat Alarcon vs Nora Cardoza for WBA Title i...

Monserrat Alarcon vs Nora Cardoza   By Felipe Leon   All of a sudden the tiniest of weight classes in all professional boxing is heating up.  Last September in one of the best fights of 2018 Mexican Brenda “Bonita” Flores raged war against Louisa “Bang Bang Lulu” Hawton of Australia for the vacant WBC interim […]

Hamadouche

France’s Lethal Maiva Hamadouche

Maiva Hamadouche Could Be The Most Dangerous Fighter in Women’s Boxing   By Phil Woolever   Present days are probably the most opportune times yet for female boxers.   In this scenario specifically, women who currently campaign around the lightweight to welterweight divisions have a promising amount of talented, marketable potential opponents and a steadily […]

Shields

World is Watching Claressa Shields vs Christina Ha...

A World Awaits Claressa Shields vs Christina Hammer for Undisputed Championship   By David A. Avila America’s Claressa Shields appeared on the prizefighting scene like a cyclone tearing down everything in her path including the old guard in a mere three years. Germany’s Christina Hammer entered the professional ranks almost in secret and has been […]

Shields

Odds From the Eurozone – Shields vs Hammer

Claressa Shields – Christina Hammer : Unofficial Final Odds from the Eurozone   By Phil Woolever     There’s an old school Vegas line of thought that professes someone should never bet on a boxing match until they’ve seen the weigh-in.   Now that the ladies have officially hit the scales, with Shields weighing in […]

Muciño

Mexico’s Arely Mucino vs Venezuela’s Y...

Arely Muciño vs Yairineth Altuve for WBO Flyweight Title   By Felipe Leon   Sometimes a tragedy can be a blessing in disguise.  Two months ago current WBO flyweight champion Arely Muciño of Monterrey, Mexico, was gearing up to travel to England to defend her title against Olympian Nicola Adams.  Despite being a pro for […]