Tag Archives: Ana Maria Torres

Raya Alarcon vs. Mayela Perez in Mexico

Alarcon vs Perez: History In the Making   By Felipe Leon   Although female boxing in the last couple of years has gotten more TV attention in the United States, the sport has been a staple south of the border on Mexican airwaves.   Female boxing regularly gets featured on prime time on both terrestrial […]

Mariana Juarez and Jackie Nava In Separate Battles on Saturday

Juarez and Nava: Two Worlds On a Collision Course     By Felipe Leon   The Mt. Rushmore of Mexican female fighters can’t be chiseled without the faces of Mariana Juarez (49-9-4, 18KO) and Jackie Nava (33-4-3, 14KO).  Both women have accomplished everything possible inside a boxing ring and then some.  With multiple world titles […]

Mid-Year Progress Report II: Mariana Juarez, Bopp, Douglas

Mid-Year Progress Report Part II   By Felipe Leon   In the first part of the mid-year progress report we went from the heavyweight division to super featherweight giving our assessment of what has transpired within the weight class.  Now we will tackle the lighter weight classes and check how close we are in getting […]

Mexico’s Mariana Juarez vs Germany’s Alesia Graf

“Barbie” Juarez Keeps Reaching For The Stars   By Felipe Leon   In boxing when a fighter regardless of gender reaches a certain plateau as far as popularity and earnings, it is normal to look for the path of least resistance.  Falling back on their fame it is almost a guarantee they will draw no […]

Daisy Lang: “I Dreamed of Being a World Champion”

Daisy Lang: “I Dreamed of Being a World Champion”
Daisy “the Lady” Lang leads a significant group of superb female prizefighters

American TV Treading Carefully and Female Fight News for week of Aug. 21

Female Fight News and results for Aug. 21, 2017 American Television   By David A. Avila American television has not fully bought into female prizefighting. It’s a slow painstaking ordeal that needs to be taken in baby steps. But it’s difficult for the female boxing community to maintain patience. While MMA forges ahead with television […]

Jackie Nava vs Mariana Juarez Clash Bumped by Mayweather Fight

Mexico and World Will Have To Wait   By Felipe Leon   As easily as the boxing Gods give a fight, as easily as they can take them away.  The summer had all the writings to be a scorcher for Mexican female fight fans as it was talked about of a mega fight between the […]

Mariana “Barbie” Juarez’s State of Address

With the retirement of Ana Maria “Guerrera” Torres and Jackie “Aztec Princess” Nava currently serving as a senator in the Mexican government, Mariana “Barbie” Juarez (44-9-4, 17KO) is the most recognized Mexican female fighter of her generation.   The Mexico City native has captured major world titles in two different divisions, flyweight and super flyweight, […]

Sisters Mariana and Lourdes Juarez Back in Action

Juarez Sisters Back in Action One might think as the year is winding down many fighters would like to relax and reflect on the past 12 months and prepare for the upcoming 2017.  If a fighter is lucky, they might even pick up an easy fight before the holiday season to ensure their family enjoys […]

Argentina’s Daniela Bermudez vs Mexico’s Mariana Juarez

Argentina’s Daniela “La Bonita” Bermudez Fights Mexico’s Mariana “Barbie” Juarez on Aug. 27   By Felipe Leon As it was announced some months ago, veteran Mexican fighter Mariana “Barbie” Juarez (43-8-4, 17KO) is on a quest for a third world title in as many divisions at the end of this month, Saturday, August 27th, when […]