Category Archives: Features

Juarez vs Flores

Lourdes Juarez vs Leiryn Flores in Mexico City

Lourdes “Pequeña Lulu” Juarez vs Leiryn “La China” Flores in Mexico City   By Felipe Leon   It must be difficult for the 32-year-old Lourdes “Pequeña Lulu” Juarez (26-2, 3KO) to visit the home of her older sister, the legendary Mariana “Barbie” Juarez.  It would be assumed Mariana has predominately displayed in her home the […]

Plata v Garcia

Jessica Nery Plata vs Alondra Garcia in WBA Title ...

Jessica Nery Plata vs Alondra Garcia in Guadalajara   By Felipe Leon   This Saturday night while Lourdes “Pequeña Lulu” Juarez, younger sister of the legendary Mariana “Barbie” Juarez, looks to give Venezuela’s Leiryn Flores her first loss and get a step closer to a world title on Televisa, on competing network Azteca a world […]

Persoon vs St. Vil

Melissa St. Vil vs. Delfine Persoon for WBC Title

Delfine Persoon Faces Melissa St Vil  in Belgium   By Phil Woolever   Highly regarded Delfine Persoon, 42-1 (17 KO) makes the 9th  defense of her WBC lightweight belt this Saturday night in her native Belgium, against the solid US challenger Melissa St. Vil, 11-3-4 (1 KO).   Both fighters looked relaxed and cordial during […]

Juarez & Naranjo

Mexico’s Mariana Juarez vs. Spain’s Eva Naranjo

Mariana Juarez – Eva Naranjo; Battle in Zacatecas   If the legendary Mariana “Barbie” Juarez (51-9-4, 18KO) is disappointed she sure doesn’t show it.  Last year the talk of the female boxing world was if and when Juarez would face off with fellow Mexican warrior Jackie Nava.  After fighting on the same card in August […]

Estrada Kos

East L.A.’s Seniesa Estrada vs. Yenifer Leon...

Seniesa Estrada Back in Mexico and Looking For KOs    By Felipe Leon   A few years ago Golden Boy Promotions made headlines when they jumped in the female boxing world signing former Olympian Marlen Esparza, Southern California amateur standout Seniesa “Superbad” Estrada and ultra-popular Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo.  Fast forward to now and Esparza […]


Mexico’s Arely Mucino Ready to Invade England

Arely Muciño is Ready for England’s Nicola Adams   As if capturing the four major world titles in her weight class wasn’t enough, now current WBO flyweight champion Arely “Amatralladora” Muciño (27-3-2, 10KO) could possibly be in her toughest challenge yet.   She was looking forward into going to the lion’s den to defend her […]

gomez vs hanawa

Mexico’s Yesenia Gomez vs Japan’s Erika Hanawa

Yesenia Gomez vs. Erika Hanawa for WBC Light Flyweight Title in Cancun   The 2019 female boxing season continues south of the border in Mexico with competing world titles on the two biggest terrestrial networks in Mexico. On the bigger one, Televisa, Promociones del Pueblo presents the first defense of the newly crowned WBC junior […]

Mayer to fight Larios

Mikaela Mayer vs Mexico’s Yareli Larios on Friday

Mikaela Mayer Faces Mexico’s Tough Yareli Larios on Friday on ESPN Card   By David A. Avila Southern California’s Mikaela Mayer’s hunting for a world title in 2019 and the search party begins with Mexico’s Yareli Larios. NABF super featherweight titlist Mayer (9-0, 4 KOs) meets Larios (13-1-1, 3 KOs) the daughter of a two-time […]


Poland’s WBC Champ Ewa Piatkowska: “I ...

Poland’s WBC Super Welterweight Champ Ewa Piatkowska: “I Want All the Belts”   By David A. Avila Poland’s only world champion Ewa Piatkowska likes contact sports and especially likes to fight. Need proof? When an offer to meet Aleksandra Lopes for the WBC super welterweight world title arrived in September 2016, it was like a […]

female boxing

American Promoter Exporting Female Boxing to Tijua...

Promoter Ronald Cruz-Hunt Exporting Female Boxing to Tijuana   Just as you have your big name female fighters with elite promoters like Mikaela Mayer with Top Rank and Katie Taylor with Matchroom Boxing USA, there are countless fighters who battle it out in the trenches on club level shows throughout the United States.   The […]