Tag Archives: Etsuko Tada

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.   […]

Ibeth Zamora vs Melissa McMorrow; Lulu Juarez vs Jackie Calvo in Mexico

The Best Comes In Threes: Zamora vs McMorrow   By Felipe Leon   In the world of female boxing, Mexico imposes a large shadow over the sport. In spite of that, it wasn’t until the legendary Mariana “Barbie” Juarez captured the WBC bantamweight title in April of last year the country had their first three-divisional […]

Japan’s Naoko Shibata Bids Farewell

Japan’s Naoko Shibata Bids Farewell       By Yuriko Miyata   Female boxing in Japan has been led by positive, energetic, and superb women since its approval by the Japanese Boxing Commission(JBC) in 2008.   Former IBF light flyweight champion Naoko Shibata was one of those great talents. Last month she decided to hang […]

Reporting from Japan: Etsuko Tada Powers by Naoko Shibata

Reporting from Japan: Etsuko Tada Powers by Naoko Shibata
Showdowns between fellow rivals have always pleased fans in Japan.

Maricela Cornejo and Female Fight News for week of Nov. 13, 2017

Female Fight News for week of Nov. 13, 2017 Maricela Cornejo
Two pound for pound best Belgium’s Delfine Persoon and Mexico’s Mariana

Epic Clash Upcoming in Japan: Yuko Kuroki vs Momo Koseki

Battle of Champions Kuroki and Koseki Set for December 17
A week before Christmas, one of the biggest cards in the history of Japanese female boxing

Rocking Japan: Shibata Wins and Atomweight Tourney Nearing End

Shibata Wins and Atomweight Tourney Nearing End     By Yuriko Miyata   Former IBF light flyweight champion Naoko Shibata (17-4-1, 6KOs) came back to the ring to stop Shisa Manopgym (0-3) of Thailand at 1:20 in the second round in a six-round contest on Friday Sept. 1, at the famous Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. […]

Anabel “Avispa” Ortiz Defends Title Against Franco in Mexico City

“Avispa” Ortiz Buzzes Back in the Ring   By Felipe Leon   Just like her nickname “Avispa” (the wasp in Spanish) describes her, the diminutive five-foot even Anabel Ortiz (24-3, 4KO) throws so many punches it seems as if she would levitate.   This Saturday night she will headline the Zanfer promoted fight card televised […]

Female Fight News for week of Jan. 23, 2017

Female Fight News for week of Jan. 23, 2017   European female boxing got started with a bang this week with several top fights taking place in France and Belgium. The big one was supposed to take place this weekend with Norway’s Cecilia Braekhus defending her welterweight belts against Swedens Karla Svensson. It was postponed […]