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Layla McCarter Pounds Out Win in Las Vegas

Layla McCarter Pounds Her Way to Win at MGM Grand in Las Vegas   By David A. Avila LAS VEGAS-Layla McCarter battled her way through Argentina’s rugged Yamila Reynoso to win by unanimous decision in a welterweight fight on Thursday. “She was a tough girl,” said McCarter. A large crowd of supporters saw McCarter (43-13-5, […]

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Layla McCarter and Amanda Serrano Lead Busy Januar...

Female Prizefighting is Jamming in January and Female Fight News   By David A. Avila One of the best female fighters in the world Layla McCarter headlines a Mayweather Promotions fight card on Thursday Jan. 17, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. McCarter (42-13-5, 11KOs) meets Argentina’s Yamila Reynoso (11-5-3, 8 KOs) at an […]

Japan’s Best Female Prizefighters of 2018 A ...

Best of Japan in 2018 and Comprehensive Look at Boxing Crazy Japan   By Yuriko Miyata   Japan has been one of the greatest powers in female boxing especially in the lighter weight divisions in the last decade.   Although the number of reigning world champions is less than that at its peak in 2016, […]

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Jessica McCaskill: Female Breakthrough Fighter of ...

Breakthrough Fighter of the Year: Jessica “CasKilla” McCaskill and more news   By David A. Avila About a year ago relatively unknown Jessica McCaskill challenged Ireland’s great Katie Taylor and rocked her with a Chicago style left hook. Though she lost the fight, she gained recognition. McCaskill then challenged Argentina’s Erica Farias for the WBC […]

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Knockout Puncher of the Year is Adelaida “La...

Knockout Puncher of the Year is Adelaida Ruiz; plus three best KOs of 2018   By David A. Avila One of the main complaints boxing fans make about female prizefighting is the lack of knockouts. A number of reasons are responsible for knockouts being rare in female boxing but the primary reason has to be […]

Shields vs Gabriels

Best Fight of the Year – Claressa Shields vs...

ThePrizefighters.com Best Fight of the Year – Claressa Shields vs Hanna Gabriels   By David A. Avila Many intense and entertaining fights took place all over the world. But for drama and intensity with the world watching and with much at stake we voted on the following fight as the best for 2018. We also […]

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Claressa Shields Wins Fighter of the Year for 2018

Fighter of the Year is Claressa Shields for ThePrizefighters.com   By David A. Avila This has been the pinnacle year for women’s prizefighting. Never before has female boxing had as much exposure. In the month of December alone we saw several of the top female boxers in the world show off their talent before wide […]

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Katie Taylor Impresses at Madison Square Garden

Taylor Dominates Wahlstrom in Showcase Performance   By Phil Woolever   Katie Taylor said she’d have to be at her very best to defeat Eva Wahlstrom.   It turns out that Taylor (12-0, 5 KOs) was all that, and even more, in an impressive performance against Wahlstrom (22-1-1) that may move her even higher in […]

Mikaela Mayer

Mikaela Mayer Wins in Texas

Mikaela Mayer Goes Six for Six in 2018   By David A. Avila Mikaela Mayer shut out Calista Silgado in every round to retain the NABF super featherweight title by unanimous decision on Friday. Mayer (9-0, 4 KOs) won her six consecutive fight this year alone to close out 2018 with a win over Colombia’s […]

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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 […]