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Fight Card in L.A. Attended by Fellow Pound for Po...

Female Dominated Fight Card in L.A. Attended by Fellow Pound for Pounders   By David A. Avila America appears to be ground zero for female prizefighting with another round of elite match ups taking place this weekend. Back to back weekends will keep the momentum generated first in Los Angeles and now switching to New […]

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Cecilia, Claressa and Lulu All Win in L.A., HBO...

Cecilia Braekhus, Claressa Shields and Lulu Win in L.A.   By David A. Avila LOS ANGELES-A farewell show by boxing network HBO also showcased two dominant women in the boxing world as Cecilia Braekhus and Claressa Shields mowed through their respective opponents with little resistance on Saturday. Braekhus (35-0, 9 KOs) tried hard to put […]

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Claressa Shields, Cecilia Braekhus and Lulu Hawton...

Cecilia Braekhus and Claressa Shields Lead Powerful Card at StubHub   By David A. Avila LOS ANGELES-Cecilia Braekhus leads a trio of female prize fights that descend on the StubHub Center in an historic show of force on Saturday Dec. 8. Not since 2003 have two or more female bouts packed as much impact. But […]

Katie Taylor and Ewa

Katie Taylor vs Ewa Wahlstrom in NYC

Katie Taylor vs. Ewa Wahlstrom Clash Added to Dec. 15 Card in NYC Lightweight sensation Katie Taylor will defend the WBA and IBF lightweight world titles against Ewa Wahlstrom on the same card featuring Saul “Canelo” Alvarez versus WBA super middleweight titlist Rocky Fielding it was announced on Tuesday. Matchroom Boxing said that Taylor (11-0, […]

Claressa Shields

Claressa Shields Hits L.A. and more female fight n...

Claressa Shields On Female Tripleheader in L.A. and Female Fight News   By David A. Avila Claressa “T-Rex” Shields arrived in Los Angeles on Saturday afternoon, hopped in a car and drove to El Cholo’s restaurant where she met about a dozen media members to discuss her Southern California invasion. Flying coast to coast is […]

Brenda Flores

Brenda Flores Pulls Out of Title Rematch With Bang...

Beaten By A Cold Flores is Out   By Felipe Leon   TIJUANA, MEXICO-In late breaking news Tijuana-based promoter Guillermo “Memo” Mayen informed the local daily newspaper Frontera his fighter current interim WBC atomweight champion Brenda “Bonita” Flores (15-4-1, 3KO) has withdrawn from her first defense against Louisa “Bang Bang” Hawton (8-2, 4KO) slated for Saturday, […]

Layla McCarter

Layla McCarter Itching to Prove She’s Pound ...

Layla McCarter and Female Fight News for Nov. 26, 2018   By David A. Avila If you don’t know about the talent of Layla McCarter you truly have not been following female boxing with full attention the past 20 years. Based in Las Vegas, McCarter has captured world titles from featherweight to super welterweight and […]

Japan Reporting: Miyao, Ikeyama, Suzuki and More

Japan Reporting: All Female Fight Card in Tokyo    By Yuriko Miyata   Reason Promotion brought its third version of the all-women show “VICTORIVA ” to boxing’s holy ground Korakuen Hall in Tokyo Tuesday evening.   The main event was a 10 round contest for the vacant WBA interim atomweight championship, and former WBA regular […]

Kaliesha West

Kaliesha “Wild, Wild” West Retires

Kaliesha “Wild, Wild” West Retires After 12 Pro Years   By David A. Avila Kaliesha “Wild” West announced her retirement this weekend with little fanfare, but while she fought professionally for 12 years her style and humility woke up an entire region to the world of boxing. Before West the area known as the Inland […]

Claressa Shields

Claressa Shields Added to L.A. Fight Card and More...

Claressa Shields Added to Already Strong Fight Card in L.A.   By David A. Avila Mere days after a shutout win Claressa Shields returns to the boxing ring to defend the WBC, WBA, IBF middleweight world titles against Femke Hermans on Dec. 8, on the Los Angeles area fight card featuring two other female fights […]