Tag Archives: Christina Hammer

Editorial: PED Testing in Female World Title Fights Now

Editorial: PED Testing for Female World Title Fights Now   By David A. Avila Considering the tainted meat situation in Mexico and the various female world title fights taking place around the world, it’s time to address the lack of drug testing for women’s boxing. Over the years women have only been tested for steroid […]

The Prizefighters Top Female Fighters Pound for Pound

Layla McCarter Leads Women’s Best Pound for Pound Fighters   By David A. Avila Making a pound for pound list, of course, is very subjective. But for the last nine years Layla McCarter has been at the top of this list. Since 2009 McCarter has pinned herself at the top of the pedestal and dared […]

‘Fight of the Year’ Performance by Claressa Shields and Hanna Gabriels

Female Fight News June 25, 2018 Shields and Gabriels Aftermath   By David A. Avila All eyes interested in the female fight world were riveted toward Detroit where budding American superstar Claressa Shields and Costa Rica’s national heroine Hanna Gabriels met in a battle for two vacant middleweight world titles. What fans around the world […]

Claressa Shields Wins Clash of Warriors and Hammer Dominates

Claressa Shields Wins Clash of Warriors and Hammer Dominates   By David A. Avila America’s Claressa Shields survived a shocking early knockdown to win the WBA and IBF middleweight world titles and WBC and WBO middleweight titlist Christina Hammer retained her place in line on Friday to set up a potential showdown. Shields will meet […]

Layla McCarter Wins in Germany, What’s Next?

Another Win For Layla McCarter, And Now Another Wait   By Phil Woolever   Layla McCarter notched another win last weekend, this one coming in Karlsruhe, Germany against solid Eva Bajic.   McCarter improved to 42-13-5 (11) and showed some of the form and technique that provides her fans with evidence she could emerge victorious […]

Claressa Shields Hunting for KO Win, Hanna Using Smarts

Balance of Power: Claressa Shields vs Hanna Gabriels   By David A. Avila Claressa “T-Rex” Shields has her sights on greatness and nothing less. Super middleweight champion Shields (5-0, 2 KOs) is willingly dropping down a weight division to meet Hanna Gabriels (18-1-1, 11 KOs) the super welterweight champion who is moving up a weight […]

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 […]

Franchon Crews Ready to Roll

Franchon Crews: The Art of Staying in One’s Lane   By David A. Avila Franchon Crews Dezurn knows how to make an entrance. Back in 2005, the world got its first glimpse of the Virginia native when she stepped on the American Idol platform and sang Alicia Keye’s “If I Ain’t Got You” to an […]

Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo: Ready, Set, Go, in Mexico

Maricela Cornejo vs. Claudia Ramirez in Mexico   By David A. Avila Southern California-based Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo meets Claudia Ramirez in a six round super middleweight bout on Saturday in Quintana Roo, Mexico. The stylish and attractive Mexican-American fighter Cornejo (10-2, 3 KOs) has taken a sideways path but now with the backing of […]