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Media Exposure for Women’s Boxing Has Arrived

Female Fight News for week of July 2, 2018 Mayer and media exposure   By David A. Avila Watching Mikaela Mayer stretch her pro winning streak to six without a loss was a treat not offered on television or any other media outlet a mere two years ago. Female prizefighting has gained footing in the […]

Mid-Year Progress Report II: Mariana Juarez, Bopp, Douglas

Mid-Year Progress Report Part II   By Felipe Leon   In the first part of the mid-year progress report we went from the heavyweight division to super featherweight giving our assessment of what has transpired within the weight class.  Now we will tackle the lighter weight classes and check how close we are in getting […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

Melissa St. Vil Hits Finland for World Title Shot

Melissa St. Vil Travels To Finland For World Title Shot   By Felipe Leon   There is no bigger opportunity in boxing than a chance to challenge for a world title.  Despite holding the WBC Silver super featherweight title, Haitian-born Melissa St. Vil (10-2-4, 1KO) of Brooklyn, New York, will get a shot at the […]

Jennifer Han vs. Lizbeth Crespo in El Paso

Jennifer Han Defends IBF Title Against Argentina’s Lizbeth Crespo   By David A. Avila IBF featherweight titlist Jennifer Han plans to give Argentina’s Lizbeth Crespo a good old Texas welcome. Then it’s business. Han (16-3-1) welcomes the international competition that Crespo (12-3) offers when they meet on Saturday Feb. 17, at the Don Haskins Convention […]

Beasts of the East: Best Female Fighters East Coast

Beasts of the East: Best Female Fighters East Coast
By David A. Avila
With television focusing primarily on female prizefighters of the East Coast

Best of the Best in Female Prizefighting 2017

Undoubtedly the year 2017 has been the best year ever for female prizefighting. It also brought forth a number of memorable moments.

Melissa St. Vil and Female Fight News for week of Oct. 30, 2017

Female Fight News for week of Oct. 30, 2017 Melissa St. Vil   By David A. Avila Haiti’s first female champion Melissa St. Vil returned to the island once again and won by technical knockout in a non-title fight. It was significant for St. Vil because it was her first win by knockout after 16 […]

Female Fight News for week of July 24th American Assault

Female Fight News for week of July 24 American Assault   By David A. Avila American prizefighting arrived with a boom last week and continues on with assistance from Ireland. Boricua star Amanda “Real Deal” Serrano brushed aside Hungary’s Edina Kiss with a third round knockout on the island paradise of Puerto Rico. It was […]