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Katie Taylor

Katie Taylor, Lourdes Juarez, Tiara Brown and More

Katie Taylor, Lourdes Juarez, Tiara Brown and More Female Fight News   By David A. Avila Ireland’s extremely talented Katie Taylor looks to unify the lightweight world championship with a head-to-head clash against Brazil’s little known Rose Volante. Fans of the female fight world are hoping it’s an entertaining match. WBA, IBF titlist Taylor (12-0, […]

Freeda Foreman

Freeda Foreman (1976-2019) and the Dance of the Th...

Freeda Foreman, the third oldest of 11 children fathered by legendary heavyweight champion George Foreman (6 girls and 5 boys) and herself a former boxer, was found dead in her Houston area home on Friday evening, March 8. KHOU Channel 11 in Houston was the first news outlet to confirm that her death was a […]

Delfine Persoon Beats St. Vil; Is Katie Taylor Nex...

Delfine Persoon Calmly Dismantles Melissa St. Vil to Retain WBC Title   By Phil Woolever   Delphine Persoon only displays her game face when it’s time to get down to business.   It was business time again on Saturday night in the XPO center at Kortrijk, Belgium where Persoon defended her WBC Lightweight belt  with […]

Mel St. Vil

Melissa St. Vil Goes to Belgium and More Female Fi...

Melissa St.Vil Lands in Belgium for WBC Title Challenge   By David A. Avila Brooklyn’s Melissa St. Vil has already arrived in Europe and if you know anything about the Haitian-American fighter, the country of Belgium is in for a surprise. St. Vil (11-3-4) challenges WBC lightweight titlist Delfine Persoon (42-1) on Saturday March 9, […]

Shields

Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer, Eager for M...

Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer, Mega Train Makes First Stop in NYC   By David A. Avila Female prizefighting hits a new plateau as America’s best fights Germany’s best in a battle for the undisputed middleweight world championship. It doesn’t get bigger than this. The top two middleweights in the world met the New York […]

Estrada

Analyzing Seniesa “Super Bad” Estrada ...

Analyzing Seniesa Estrada and Other Light Flyweights plus Female Fight News   By David A. Avila A few of the best light flyweights appeared in Tijuana, Mexico last weekend and it suddenly hit me: that very few people outside of the hardcore female boxing fans know about the 108-pound light flyweights, or anybody below 126 […]

Urbina

Seniesa Estrada and Sulem Urbina Both Win in Tijua...

Seniesa Estrada Grabs Fourth Straight KO and Sulem Urbina Wins Too in Tijuana   By David A. Avila A night that could have been majestic ended up falling a little flat. Expectations of watching Seniesa Estrada defend the WBC Silver light flyweight title were dismissed by Zanfer Promotions and DAZN who opted to show local […]

Gomez & Estrada

Mexico’s Rising: Yesenia Gomez, Seniesa Estr...

Mexico Rising and Female Fight News Feb. 18, 2019   By David A. Avila Mexico’s power in female prizefighting resides in the smaller weight classes from super bantamweights on down. WBC light flyweight titlist Yesenia Gomez defended her title successfully a few days ago, or did she? Gomez (15-5-3, 6KOs) was judged the winner by […]

Mayer vs Larios

Mikaela Mayer Too Much for Mexico’s Yareli Larios

Mikaela Mayer Too Much for Mexico’s Yareli Larios and Keeps NABF Title   By David A. Avila It was the first time Mikaela Mayer had ever lost a round but after a second frame spent probing she slipped into overdrive and never looked back in her second successful defense on Friday. “It’s not the amateurs […]

Shields vs Hammer

Claressa Shields vs Christina Hammer Middleweight ...

It’s Official: Claressa “T-Rex” Shields vs Christina Hammer on April 13!       Showtime Press Release     NEW YORK – February 12, 2019 – Undefeated middleweight world champions Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer will meet on Saturday, April 13 live on SHOWTIME to crown the women’s undisputed 160-pound world champion. The blockbuster unification from Boardwalk […]