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Franchon Crews and Others Moving the Needle Forward and More News

Female Fight News Sept. 17, 2018 Moving the Needle Forward   By David A. Avila A few battles over vacant titles took place: one was held in Germany while another occurred in Las Vegas over the weekend. Franchon “Heavy Hitting Diva” Crews won the vacant WBC super middleweight world title by majority decision over Maricela […]

Franchon Crews Wins WBC Super Middleweight Title

Franchon Crews Wins WBC Super Middleweight Title in Las Vegas   By David A. Avila LAS VEGAS- Franchon Crews powered through Maricela Cornejo behind combinations to win the vacant WBC super middleweight world title and fulfill a promise to her late mother on Thursday. “I didn’t know if her (Cornejo) will was as strong as […]

Divas Battle: Maricela Cornejo vs Franchon Crews

Divas Battle: Maricela Cornejo vs. Franchon Crews First Televised Female World Title Fight by ESPN in 14 Years   By David A. Avila Expect a clash of feline proportions when Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo meets Franchon “Heavy Hitting Diva” Crews Dezurn for the world title on Thursday in Las Vegas. It’s not a roll of […]

Competing American Female Title Fights – Good or Bad?

Competing Fights In American Female Fight World- Good or Bad?   By David A. Avila Maybe it’s a sign of better things to come. Two major female world title fights took place more than 2,789 miles apart at the same exact time and were streamed simultaneously. While Puerto Rico’s Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano was […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]