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Claressa, Seniesa and More Female Fight News

Claressa Shields, Seniesa Estrada and More Female Fight News   By David A. Avila A couple of young budding super stars return to the boxing ring when middleweight Claressa Shields defends her grip on the world championship and light flyweight Seniesa Estrada attempts to win her first major title on Saturday. Both fights will be […]

Claressa Shields Fights on Nov. 17, on DAZN and other Female Fight News

Female Fight News Claressa Shields and World Title Fights   By David A. Avila Claressa Shields will be fighting Scotland’s Hannah Rankin in defense of the IBF and WBA middleweight titles on Nov. 17, said Salita Promotions. It keeps the ball rolling for the undefeated super star. Despite a cancellation of the mega fight with […]

Melissa, Claressa and More Female Fight News

Female Fight News Oct.1, 2018 Melissa, Claressa and More   By David A. Avila Autumn has officially arrived and all Melissa St. Vil wants before this upcoming Christmas is a super featherweight world title. “My goal is to get my rematch with Eva,” said St.Vil, of WBC super featherweight titlist Eva Wahlstrom. “I’m still number […]

Christina Hammer vs. Claressa Shields Mega Fight Nov. 17

Mega Fight: Claressa Shields vs. Christina Hammer on Nov. 17   By David A. Avila Female prizefighting’s first mega fight has finally arrived. Michigan’s ultra-ambitious Claressa Shields fights Germany’s heralded Christina Hammer for the title of undisputed middleweight world champion on Nov. 17 it was announced on Tuesday. “There are no hard feelings toward her,” […]

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 […]