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important female fights

The Most Important Female Fights in 2018

The 10 Most Game-Changing Fights of 2018   The last 12 months were exciting ones for female boxing with new barriers being broken by women in the ring.  The sport is evolving as well in the way consumers enjoy it with all the emerging streaming apps including DAZN, ESPN+ as well as more traditional terrestrial […]

most dangerous female fighters

Crazy Eights: The Most Dangerous Female Fighters a...

“The Crazy Eights” Female Boxing’s KO Artists and More Female Fight News   By David A. Avila Whether it is women or men’s prizefighting fans want to see knockouts. In the female fight world there are more than a few who truly standout for their punching power. We’ve compiled a list of the most dangerous […]

2018

Looking Back at 2018: Claressa, Cecilia, Jessica, ...

Female Prizefighting: A Look Back at 2018   By David A. Avila It was the best year yet for female prizefighting in 2018 and expect even more in 2019. Blame it on Rio for what’s slowly and powerfully developing into a slow growing tidal wave of appeal. Boxing fans are catching on to female boxing […]

Nava, Juarez, Hardy, Bopp and More

A Wish List 2019 Part 2: Nava, Juarez, Hardy, Bopp...

A Wish List 2019 Part II   With the advent of new applications to view professional boxing, ESPN+ and DAZN, as well as staples such as Showtime, at least in the United States there have been more platforms for female boxing.  For the sport to expand the fights the fans want to see need to […]

Franchon Crews, Mikaela Mayer, Melissa St. Vil and More

A Wish List: Franchon Crews, Mikaela Mayer, Meliss...

A Wish List for 2019 – Part I   Another year in the books for the wonderful world of female boxing and although 2018 was not as good as 2017 as far as action we did see some historical fights including the debut of female boxing on HBO.  We can only hope that next 12 […]

Prizefighters

Pound for Pound the Best Female Prizefighters on t...

Pound for Pound List for December 2018   By ThePrizefighters.com staff   Here’s our last list of the year 2018. Some fighters have moved up and a few moved down. Once again Layla McCarter heads our list and we have two new additions to our Pound for Pound list.   Layla McCarter – This year […]

Female Prizefighting Heather and DiBella

Lou DiBella Doubles Down on Female Prizefighting

Lou DiBella Doubles Down    Many say a second wave of female boxing has exploded in the United States since the late summer of 2016 when NBC Sports televised the first go-around between Heather Hardy and Shelly Vincent, the 10 round battle was considered the fight of the year and since then we’ve had a […]

Katie Taylor & Eva

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

Eva Wahlstrom Happy to Challenge Familiar Face Katie Taylor   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 fates saved the best […]

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 […]