Tag Archives: Katie Taylor

Yesica Bopp Keeps WBA Title and Female Fight News

Female Fight News Oct. 15, 2018 Yesica Bopp and More   By David A. Avila Several title fights took place over the weekend and a major confrontation between wielding world titlists takes place this Saturday in Boston. Recapping the weekend, in South America, the Argentine superstar Yesica Bopp retained the WBA light flyweight world title […]

Chicago showdown: WBC Champ Erica Farias vs. Jessica McCaskill

WBC Champ Erica Farias vs Chicago’s Jessica McCaskill   By David A. Avila Chicago’s Jessica “CasKilla” McCaskill has heavy hands and big plans for this weekend. McCaskill (5-2, 3 KOs) expects to topple the monster of the super lightweight division Erica “La Pantera” Farias (26-2, 10 KOs) on Saturday Oct. 6, at Wintrust Arena in […]

Selina Barrios Wins the Battle of Undefeated Fighters

Selina Barrios Wins the Battle of Undefeated Fighters by Decision over Paty Juarez   By David A. Avila San Antonio’s Selina “Aztec Queen” Barrios powered through the taller Paty Juarez to win by unanimous decision in a tight struggle in defense of the NABF lightweight title on Saturday. Barrios (5-0) showed the crowd at Whataburger […]

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 […]

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 […]

Amanda Serrano Gunning for Sixth Division Title

Amanda Serrano vs. Yamila Reynoso for Sixth Division Title   By David A. Avila Amanda “Real Deal” Serrano stands poised and eager to challenge for a sixth division world title. It’s rarified air. Puerto Rico’s Serrano (34-1-1, 26 KOs) moves up to super lightweight to face Argentina’s legitimate 140-pounder Yamila Reynoso (11-4-3) on Saturday Sept. […]

Mariana Juarez and Jackie Nava Win in Mexico City

Female Fight News Aug. 13, 2018 Mariana and Jackie   By David A. Avila Mexico’s reigning queen of boxing Mariana “Barby” Juarez defeated Japan’s Terumi Nuki once again in defense of the WBC bantamweight world title. It was the second time in a year that Juarez vanquished Nuki and like before, it was not easy. […]

Jasmine Clarkson “the Professional”

Jasmine Clarkson Prizefighter and Female Fight News Aug. 6, 2018   By David A. Avila When highly decorated Katie Taylor of Ireland made her American debut her promotional company scoured the U.S. for someone smaller but tough enough to face the former Olympic gold medalist. They found Jasmine Clarkson. Clarkson, 23, who lives and trains […]

Ho Hum, Katie Taylor Wins and other Female Fight news

Female Fight News July 30, 2018 Katie Taylor Defeats Another 8 to 1 Underdog   By David A. Avila Here comes the lightweight division. While Irish Katie Taylor vanquished American lightweight Kimberly Connor in England on Saturday, a battle between lightweight contenders in the U.S. saw Christina Linardatou edge Alycia Baumgardner by split decision. The […]

Cecilia Braekhus, Katie Taylor and Female Fight News

Female Fight News July 23, 2018 Braekhus and Taylor   By David A. Avila Considered one of the three best female fighters in the world Cecilia “The First Lady” Braekhus walked into a Russian arena and proved superior against Inna Sagaydakovskaya (7-1, 3 KOs) in winning by unanimous decision. Braekhus (34-0, 9 KOs) walked away […]