Tag Archives: Delfine Persoon

East Coast and West Coast Title Fights Amanda Serrano and Louisa Hawton

Female Fight News Sept. 3, 2018 East and West Coast Title Battles   By David A. Avila Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano chases a sixth world title in as many weight classes this Saturday in New York while Louisa Hawton chases her second in California. East Coast and West Coast female world title challengers are […]

Greece’s Christina Linardatou Upsets Baumgardner

Greece’s Christina Linardatou Upsets Baumgardner in American Debut   By David A. Avila Greek fighter Christina Linardatou came, she saw and she conquered in her first visit to America. Linardatou (10-1, 5 KOs) arrived from Athens, Greece with no fanfare and full of confidence to upset American fighter Alycia Baumgardner (6-1, 4 KOs) by split […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cecilia Braekhus, Katie Taylor and Female Fight News

Female Fight News July 23, 2018 Braekhus and Taylor   By David A. Avila Considered one of the three best female fighters in the world Cecilia “The First Lady” Braekhus walked into a Russian arena and proved superior against Inna Sagaydakovskaya (7-1, 3 KOs) in winning by unanimous decision. Braekhus (34-0, 9 KOs) walked away […]

Mid-Year Progress Report: Cecilia Braekhus, Claressa Shields and more

Mid-Year Progress Report Part I     By Felipe Leon   The year so far in female boxing has been an excellent one.  We have seen Cecilia Braekus break the glass ceiling over at HBO while Claressa Shields gave us one of the most watched fights on Showtime in a number of years.  With June […]

Layla McCarter Ready to Roll in Germany

 Layla McCarter : “I Know Who I Am And What I’ve Done In This Sport”    By Phil Woolever   There could be an appropriately wild scene at a place called the Wildpark Stadium in Karlsruhe, Germany this Saturday night.   A huge outdoor card is scheduled, with 21 (!) pro bouts currently on the […]

Germany is Rocking Again and Female Fight News

Female Fight News June 11, 2018 Germany Rocking Again   By David A. Avila Germany is rocking this week. Just like old times. A decade ago if you wanted to find a top tier female prize fight, you looked to Germany. Now the rest of the world has caught up but the country still has […]

Delfine Persoon Wins But Wants No Katie

Delfine Persoon Gets Another Unsatisfying Victory Over Natalia del Valle Aguirre    By Phil Woolever   WBC Lightweight Champion Delfine Persoon scored a widespread unanimous decision over Natalia del Valle Aguirre in Belgium Saturday night, but it was not the type of scene one might imagine for a fighter who is considered one of the best […]

Katie Taylor Ready for Another American Showcase

Katie Taylor Steps Up Again 
by Phil Woolever
A lot of boxing belt holders, whether women or men, keep saying that they always want