Tag Archives: Japan

Claressa, Seniesa and More Female Fight News

Claressa Shields, Seniesa Estrada and More Female Fight News   By David A. Avila A couple of young budding super stars return to the boxing ring when middleweight Claressa Shields defends her grip on the world championship and light flyweight Seniesa Estrada attempts to win her first major title on Saturday. Both fights will be […]

Japan Reporting: Saemia Hanagata Wins and Miyo Yoshida Wins Too

Saemi Hanagata Wins in Tokyo, Miyo Yoshida in Kagoshima     By Yuriko Miyata   A couple of important fights took place in Japan as Saemi Hanagata honored her namesake by winning a world title in Tokyo and Miyo Yoshida made a defense in Kagoshima, Japan.   After six years, endurance and hard work finally […]

Japan’s Best Naoko Fujioka Beats Mexico’s Irma Sanchez

Japan’s Naoko Fujioka Beats Mexico’s Irma Sanchez     By Yuriko Miyata   TOKYO-It was not only a complete victory, it was also a big triumph for the 43-year-old legendary fighter Naoko Fujioka to prove that she’s still developing.   Five weight-division world champion Fujioka (18-2, 7 KOs) defended her current WBA flyweight title by […]

Raya Alarcon vs. Mayela Perez in Mexico

Alarcon vs Perez: History In the Making   By Felipe Leon   Although female boxing in the last couple of years has gotten more TV attention in the United States, the sport has been a staple south of the border on Mexican airwaves.   Female boxing regularly gets featured on prime time on both terrestrial […]

Japan Reporting: Miyo Yoshida and more

Japan Reporting: Miyo Yoshida Wins OPBF plus other results     By Yuriko Miyata   An all-female fight card named “Victoriva” returned to the boxer’s holy place at Tokyo’s Korakuen Hall on Monday night.   In the main event, Miyo Yoshida (10-1), ranked number one by Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation, defeated number two ranked […]

Tomomi Takano & Aida Satybaldinova vs Mexico on Friday

Two Women Two Fighters Same Dream: Tomomi Takano and Aida Satybaldinova   By David A. Avila LOS ANGELES-They arrived from different parts of the world; one with a single bag of clothes and the other with a few dollars in her pockets saved over the span of a year to simply make the journey. “I […]

Japan reporting: Momo Koseki Victorious and National Title Results

Momo Koseki Victorious and National Title Results  
WBC atomweight champion Momo Koseki (24-2-1, 9KOs) beat WBC strawweight titleholder Yuko Kuroki

Sulem Urbina in Las Vegas and Female Fight News for week of Dec. 4

Female Fight News for week of Dec. 4, 2017 Sulem Urbina   By David A. Avila America finally catches up. After years of female prizefighting from the U.S. taking a back seat to the rest of the world the women in the states are finally getting recognition. Two former amateur stars appear on major fight […]

Tsunami Tenkai TKOs Carleans Rivas for Regional Title

Tsunami Tenkai Beats Carleans Rivas for Regional Title
Former WBA super flyweight champion Tsunami Tenkai of Tokyo beat Carleans Rivas

Naoko Fujioka Wins Fifth World Title, America in Her Sights

Naoko Fujioka Wins Fifth World Title, America In Her Sights
Japanese fighting legend Naoko Fujioka finally captured her fifth world title belt