Tag Archives: Ibeth Zamora

Argentina’s Yesica Bopp vs Mexico’s Sandra Robles

Bopp vs Robles   By Felipe Leon   There is a case for Argentina’s Yesica Yolanda Bopp to change her name from “Tuti” to the “Mexican Executioner”.  There might not be another active or inactive female fighter that has beaten more opponents from Mexico than the current WBA junior flyweight champion.   On Saturday night […]

Esmeralda Moreno vs.Yesenia Gomez 2: War Resumes in Mexico

Moreno vs Gomez: Ready For Another War   By Felipe Leon   It is hard to believe that at 31 years of age the current WBC light flyweight champion Esmeralda “La Joya” Moreno (35-10-2, 11KO) of Mexico City is a 13-year fight veteran with nearly 50 fights under her belt.   This Saturday night she […]

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.   […]

Diana Fernandez vs. Olga Julio in Mexico

Diana “Bonita” Fernandez: “I Want To Be The New Face of Female Mexican Boxing”   By Felipe Leon   One of the newest faces at the Mexican national level Diana “Bonita” Fernandez (17-2, 4 KOs) makes her return on the biggest terrestrial television network in boxing-crazy Mexico this Saturday night from her hometown in Ciudad […]

Lourdes Juarez Ready for a World Title Shot

Lourdes “Pequeña Lulu” Juarez: “I Have Made My Own Name Now.”   By Felipe Leon   Mexican flyweight contender Lourdes “Pequeña Lulu” Juarez (24-2, 3KO) says she is ready for her time in the spot light.  The 31-year-old mother of two, is better known as the youngest sister of the fighting Juarez clan along with […]

Ibeth Zamora: A New Triple Division Winner and Female Fight News

Female Fight News for May 28, 2018 Triple Threats   By David A. Avila A third Mexican female fighter Ibeth Zamora joined the ranks of her fellow countrywomen in winning three world titles in three weight divisions. Zamora joins Mariana Juarez and Yazmin Rivas as those Mexican fighters with three division world titles strapped around […]

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 […]

Mexican Uprising: Moreno, Gomez, and Rivas

Esmeralda “Joya” Moreno Defends In Mexico, “Rusita” Rivas Challenges In Colombia   By Felipe Leon   Esmeralda “Joya” Moreno is in a unique situation.  After failing to exact revenge against Jessica “Kika” Chavez last September in the final of the WBC flyweight tournament, the 30-year-old mother of one still holds her WBC light flyweight world […]

Ava Knight to Sign With Mayweather Promotions

Ava Knight to Sign With Mayweather Promotions

By David A. Avila

Mayweather Promotions has agreed to sign Ava Knight to a promotional contract it was announced on Monday. However details of the length

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 […]