Category Archives: Features

Former Champ Analyzes Hot Prospect Adelaida Ruiz

Another Look at “La Cobra” Adelaida Ruiz     Analysis By Former Champion Sindy Amador:   It was another big win for the sensational Adelaida “La Cobra” Ruiz who stole the show as usual in a night full of action.   Ruiz (7-0-0, 4 KOs) elevated her record by knockout over Jhosep Vizcaino (7-8, 2 […]

Jackie Nava Drops to Bantamweight to Fight Carolin...

Jackie Nava vs Carolina Alvarez   By Felipe Leon   This past summer the female boxing world was dangled a carrot but as quickly as it was offered, it was pulled away.   Back in August Mariana “Barbie” Juarez (51-9-4, 18KO) and Jackie “Aztec Princess” Nava (34-4-3, 15KO) shared a bill in Mexico City as […]

Yazmin Rivas Defends WBA Title in Tijuana

Yazmin Rivas vs Cristina del Valle Pacheco   By Felipe Leon   The female boxing world is full of stories of survival.  From putting abusive circumstances behind them to becoming world champions and juggling motherhood, education and a professional boxing career all at the same time, stories of overachieving women abound in women’s prizefighting.   […]

Ruiz

Adelaida “Cobra” Ruiz Invades Super Fly Division

Adelaida “Cobra” Ruiz Seeks Fourth Straight KO on Saturday   By David A. Avila A mere whisper of three little words sends panic through the streets especially if those words are Adelaida “Cobra” Ruiz. In a little less than two years Ruiz has sent fear and avoidance among the bantamweight division throughout the Southwest and […]

WBO Champion Raja Amasheh Stands Ready

WBO Super Flyweight Champion Raja Amasheh Is Looking At A Bright Future   By Phil Woolever   Women’s boxing continues to expand in the global market, with a currently cresting wave of potential new stars. WBO Super-Flyweight titlist Raja Amasheh, 22-1-1, is a new face that could achieve a top level of international acclaim.   […]

Vincent and Hardy

Shelly Vincent and Heather Hardy Reload

Heather Hardy and Shelly Vincent At MSG on HBO By David A. Avila Two years ago Heather “The Heat” Hardy and Shelly “Shelito’s Way” Vincent clashed in a 10 round firefight that had jaws dropped and eyes glued as the two ripped into each other like wild cats. On the same day the Rio Olympic […]

Juarez and Ramadan

Mariana Juarez vs. Susie Ramadan, Battle in Mexico

Mariana Juarez vs. Susie Ramadan: Contrasting Battle Styles By David A. Avila Mexico’s reigning queen of boxing Mariana “Barby” Juarez defends the world championship against Australia’s Susie Ramadan who is looking to reclaim it. Two vastly experienced fighters from different continents finally meet. Juarez (50-9-4, 18 KOs) defends the WBC bantamweight title against Ramadan (27-2, […]

female prizefighting

Beat Goes On for Female Prizefighting on TV and St...

Female Fight News Oct. 22, 2018 HBO and more By David A. Avila It’s beginning to be a habit. Female prizefighting was showcased on a major fight card once again this past weekend and it continues its upward trajectory this week too. The beat goes on. The Katie Taylor parade rolled into Boston where the […]

McCaskill

Jessica McCaskill Talks About Who’s Next?

Jessica McCaskill talks about Katie Taylor, Amanda Serrano and more By Felipe Leon  Despite having less than 10 professional fights under her newly minted WBC green and gold belt, 34 year-old Jessica McCaskill (6-2, 3KO) feels her winning the 140-pound world title in her last fight was a long time coming.   “Rick (Ramos) and […]

Katie Taylor and Cindy Serrano

Katie Taylor vs America, First Up Cindy Serrano

Katie Taylor vs Cindy Serrano on Saturday in Boston   By David A. Avila As Katie Taylor steps into the boxing ring against Cindy Serrano it serves as both a teaser and preparation for the daunting task of facing America’s best. “I can’t wait to get in there and defend my titles tomorrow,” said Taylor. […]