Category Archives: Features


Greatest Female Fights in Last 25 Years Shares A Few of the Greatest Female Fights in Last 25 Years   By David A. Avila With Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer poised to clash on Saturday in an epic middleweight showdown, here are a few dazzling female fights to compare. Over the decades many battles between female prizefighters took place. Many of […]


Will Shields vs. Hammer Justify the Hype and Advan...

At long last, the (mostly) undisputed Biggest Women’s Boxing Match Ever is here. Now all that remains is for the two undefeated principals — who see themselves as fighting not only to advance their own level of stardom but for the higher purpose of benefitting their gender in a sport long dominated by men — […]


Claressa Shields Says Christina Hammer Won’t...

Claressa Shields vs Christina Hammer   By Felipe Leon   Although many believe the best recent year in professional female boxing was in 2017 when the sport exploded on U.S. airwaves or at least much more than in the ten years before, 2019 brings us the first truly mega fight of the sport.   On […]


Diana Fernandez vs Kandy Sandoval in Mexico

Diana Fernandez vs Kandy Sandoval in Juarez, Mexico for WBC International Title   By Felipe Leon   As veteran Mexican women fighters such as Mariana Juarez, Jackie Nava, Jessica Chavez and Ibeth Zamora among others get a bit older, a new generation of Aztec female warriors are beginning to make a name for themselves.  One […]

Katie Taylor, Rose & Eddie

Katie Taylor vs Rose Volante in Clash of Unbeaten

Ireland’s Katie Taylor and Brazil’s Rose Volante In Clash of Champions   By David A. Avila Finally we get a true marquee fight for Ireland’s Katie Taylor. As female prizefighting struggles to gain a footing on television and streaming devices, this fight marks an important moment. It’s a real fight not a showcase. The undefeated […]

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 […]