Tag Archives: Anabel Ortiz

Argentina’s Yesica Bopp vs Mexico’s Sandra Robles

Bopp vs Robles   By Felipe Leon   There is a case for Argentina’s Yesica Yolanda Bopp to change her name from “Tuti” to the “Mexican Executioner”.  There might not be another active or inactive female fighter that has beaten more opponents from Mexico than the current WBA junior flyweight champion.   On Saturday night […]

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 […]

Divas Collide: Maricela Cornejo vs Franchon Crews and more

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 […]

Mexico’s Anabel Ortiz Defends WBA Title Against Yenifer Leon

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.   […]

Amaris “Diamond Girl” Quintana Fights Palacios in Tijuana

“Diamond Girl” Fighting Against The Odds     By Felipe Leon   If you are familiar with Southern California female boxing then you know Amaris “Diamond Girl” Quintana (11-3-2, 3KO).   Known for her relentless come-forward style, more than likely you have gotten out of your seat to cheer on the 28-year-old as she went […]

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 […]

Ana Julaton Retires and Female Fight News for March 25, 2018

Female Fight News for March 26, Ana Julaton Retires   By David A. Avila Only 11 years ago Ana “The Hurricane” Julaton slipped on the boxing gloves for a first time to enter the prize ring at Morongo Casino near Palm Springs, Calif. Now, after 21 pro bouts, the Filipina-American former world champion is retiring. […]

Wish List for Female Boxing in 2018 Part 2

2018 Wish List Part II   By Felipe Leon   In 2017 we saw the sport of female boxing get to a level we had not seen before in quite some time.  In part one we went through the list from super feather to heavyweight of the female division for matches we would like to see. […]

Mexico vs. The World: a division by division breakdown

Mexico vs The World 
In boxing Mexico has always been a powerhouse. On the male side Mexico has more world champions than any other country

Japan’s Naoko Fujioka Seeks 5th World Title in 5th Division on Friday

Naoko Fujioka Can’t Afford to Lose to Costa Rica’s Yokasta Valle 
A magnificent fight is approaching.
The four weight division conqueror Naoko Fujioka