Tag Archives: Alicia Napoleon

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 […]

Ho Hum, Katie Taylor Wins and other Female Fight news

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 […]

West Coast Fight Action and Female Fight News

Female Fight News for July 16, 2018 West Coast Shines and Future Action   By David A. Avila Two Southern California contenders fought in front of a small audience in Los Angeles but in front of a large national audience on ESPN. Up north, another contender performed too. West Coast boxing finally had its turn […]

Alicia Napoleon Returns on Thursday in NYC

Alicia Napoleon Returns  and fights Vashon Living on Thursday in NYC   By Tarrah Zael   A woman of great power and rank is the perfect way to describe, Alicia “The Empress” Napoleon. Her spirit was unwavering and you truly felt her passion and heart from the tone of her words.   Demonstrated as a […]

Showtime TV Broadcasting Claressa Shields vs Hanna Gabriels plus Female Fight News

Female Fight News June 18, 2018 Showtime for Women   By David A. Avila Believe it or not female boxing will reach the same heights as the men. It’s just a matter of time. Television gives a gigantic boost to women’s prizefighting this Friday as Showtime Boxing showcases not just one, but two female world […]

D-Day for American Prizefighters and Female Fight News

Female Fight News June 4, 2018 D-Day for American Fighters   By David A. Avila D-Day is approaching for women’s prizefighting in the month of June led by an invasion force that includes Claressa “T-Rex” Shields dropping to the middleweight division. Seventy-four years ago, on June 6, the Allied Forces invaded Normandy Beach in France […]

Femke Hermans Upsets Nikki Adler for WBO Title

Belgium’s Femke Hermans Upsets Germany’s Nikki Adler   By  Phil Woolever   Belgium’s Femke Hermans defied the odds and defeated local favorite Nikki Adler for the vacant WBO Super-Middleweight Championship in Augsburg, Germany.   Hermans,165, earned her new belt with a consistent game plan and solid boxing skills that kept Adler, 164 ½, off balance […]

Female Prizefighters Accept Risky Business and More Female Fight News

Female Fight News May 13, 2018 Risks   By David A. Avila In the female prizefighting world because of the smaller number of fighters in the world compared to men, it’s imperative that all opportunities are seized. An estimated 18,000 men boxers exist in the fight world compared to less than 2,000 female boxers worldwide. […]

Nikki Adler Reboots and Meets Femke Hermans on Saturday

Adler Meets Hermans On The Comeback Trail   By Phil Woolever   When super-middleweight Nikki Adler faces Femke Hermans at the Curt Frenzel Stadium in Augsburg, Germany on Saturday night it will be more than simply a meeting for the vacant WBO title.   Personally, it’s also a meaningful homecoming appearance for Adler, who relocated […]

Raquel Miller Ready for All Middleweights

Raquel Miller Poised To Make a Statement     By Felipe Leon   For Raquel Miller, the undefeated middleweight from San Francisco, California, nothing happens without hard work and determination.  The 33-year-old didn’t step into a local boxing gym until the age of 24 after some earlier false starts.  Within a year she was competing […]