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Mayer KOs

Mikaela Mayer KOs Edina Kiss in Three

Mikaela Mayer KOs Edina Kiss in Three in Arizona   By David A. Avila Mikaela Mayer wasted no time in dropping Edina Kiss with the first power blow landed and eventually stopping her by technical knockout on Saturday. Now it’s on to a world title. Southern California’s Mayer (7-0, 4 KOs) almost showed disdain for […]

Miyo Yoshida

Japan Reporting: Miyo Yoshida and more

Japan Reporting: Miyo Yoshida Wins OPBF plus other results     By Yuriko Miyata   An all-female fight card named “Victoriva” returned to the boxer’s holy place at Tokyo’s Korakuen Hall on Monday night.   In the main event, Miyo Yoshida (10-1), ranked number one by Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation, defeated number two ranked […]

Franchon Crews

Divas Collide: Maricela Cornejo vs Franchon Crews ...

Female Fight News Aug. 20, 2018 Divas Collide   By David A. Avila Every year Mexican Independence Day weekend represents one of boxing’s two biggest weekends; Cinco de Mayo is the other major fight weekend in the city of Las Vegas. This year it all begins on Thursday September 13, and Mexican-American super middleweight contender […]

Lion

Mexico’s Anabel Ortiz Defends WBA Title Agai...

Ortiz vs Leon: “Avispa” Looks To Sting A Lion   By Felipe Leon   For all of 2017 there were talks that long-reigning 105-pound queen Anabel “Avispa” Ortiz (27-3, 4KO) would be leaving her strawweight hive and jumping to the light flyweight division in hopes of another world title in a different weight class.   […]

2018 Mariana

Mariana Juarez and Jackie Nava Win in Mexico City

Female Fight News Aug. 13, 2018 Mariana and Jackie   By David A. Avila Mexico’s reigning queen of boxing Mariana “Barby” Juarez defeated Japan’s Terumi Nuki once again in defense of the WBC bantamweight world title. It was the second time in a year that Juarez vanquished Nuki and like before, it was not easy. […]

Elvina White

Elvina White Remains Undefeated

Elvina White Remains Undefeated in Hollywood    By Sindy Amador HOLLYWOOD, Ca.-It was another amazing show from 360 Boxing Promotions especially for women’s boxing. Elvina White (3-0) made her return once again on Wednesday August 8th at the Avalon Hollywood and defeated Jasmine Clarkson (4-12) in four round super lightweight match. But it was much […]

Jasmine Clarkson

Jasmine Clarkson “the Professional”

Jasmine Clarkson Prizefighter and Female Fight News Aug. 6, 2018   By David A. Avila When highly decorated Katie Taylor of Ireland made her American debut her promotional company scoured the U.S. for someone smaller but tough enough to face the former Olympic gold medalist. They found Jasmine Clarkson. Clarkson, 23, who lives and trains […]

Linardatou Upsets

Greece’s Christina Linardatou Upsets Baumgardner

Greece’s Christina Linardatou Upsets Baumgardner in American Debut   By David A. Avila Greek fighter Christina Linardatou came, she saw and she conquered in her first visit to America. Linardatou (10-1, 5 KOs) arrived from Athens, Greece with no fanfare and full of confidence to upset American fighter Alycia Baumgardner (6-1, 4 KOs) by split […]

Underdog

Ho Hum, Katie Taylor Wins and other Female Fight n...

Female Fight News July 30, 2018 Katie Taylor Defeats Another 8 to 1 Underdog   By David A. Avila Here comes the lightweight division. While Irish Katie Taylor vanquished American lightweight Kimberly Connor in England on Saturday, a battle between lightweight contenders in the U.S. saw Christina Linardatou edge Alycia Baumgardner by split decision. The […]

Mother

Wakako Fujiwara, Mother of Three, Takes OPBF Title...

Wakako Fujiwara, Mother of Three, Wins OPBF in Tokyo     By Yuriko Miyata   TOKYO, Japan-A 37-year-old mother of three kids surprised everyone including the defending champion at the famous Korakuen Hall in Tokyo this Monday night.   An eight rounds contest for the OPBF Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation featherweight title saw number […]