Tag Archives: Jessica Chavez

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 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 […]

Arely Mucino Chasing History and Champ Monserrat Alarcon

Arely Muciño Fights for Her Place in History
By Felipe Leon
One person possibly happier than Monserrat “Raya” Alarcon when the Mexico City native captured the WBO flyweight title over Nana Yoshikawa

Wish List for Female Boxing in 2018 Part 2

2018 Wish List Part II   By Felipe Leon   In 2017 we saw the sport of female boxing get to a level we had not seen before in quite some time.  In part one we went through the list from super feather to heavyweight of the female division for matches we would like to see. […]

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

European Report: Christina Hammer and other notes

European Report: Christina Hammer and other notes   By Phil Woolever     Anticipation is rising for the upcoming saga between Germany’s Christina Hammer and US phenom Claressa Shields, currently penciled in for summer of 2018.   A current Showtime contract timetable for 2018, pending finalization, has both Hammer and Shields fighting in co-headlining contests […]

Mexico vs. The World: a division by division breakdown

Mexico vs The World 
In boxing Mexico has always been a powerhouse. On the male side Mexico has more world champions than any other country

Japan’s Naoko Fujioka Seeks 5th World Title in 5th Division on Friday

Naoko Fujioka Can’t Afford to Lose to Costa Rica’s Yokasta Valle 
A magnificent fight is approaching.
The four weight division conqueror Naoko Fujioka