Tag Archives: Katie Taylor

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 […]

West Coast Fight Action and Female Fight News

Female Fight News for July 16, 2018 West Coast Shines and Future Action   By David A. Avila Two Southern California contenders fought in front of a small audience in Los Angeles but in front of a large national audience on ESPN. Up north, another contender performed too. West Coast boxing finally had its turn […]

Mid-Year Progress Report: Cecilia Braekhus, Claressa Shields and more

Mid-Year Progress Report Part I     By Felipe Leon   The year so far in female boxing has been an excellent one.  We have seen Cecilia Braekus break the glass ceiling over at HBO while Claressa Shields gave us one of the most watched fights on Showtime in a number of years.  With June […]

Layla McCarter Wins in Germany, What’s Next?

Another Win For Layla McCarter, And Now Another Wait   By Phil Woolever   Layla McCarter notched another win last weekend, this one coming in Karlsruhe, Germany against solid Eva Bajic.   McCarter improved to 42-13-5 (11) and showed some of the form and technique that provides her fans with evidence she could emerge victorious […]

Layla McCarter Ready to Roll in Germany

 Layla McCarter : “I Know Who I Am And What I’ve Done In This Sport”    By Phil Woolever   There could be an appropriately wild scene at a place called the Wildpark Stadium in Karlsruhe, Germany this Saturday night.   A huge outdoor card is scheduled, with 21 (!) pro bouts currently on the […]

Germany is Rocking Again and Female Fight News

Female Fight News June 11, 2018 Germany Rocking Again   By David A. Avila Germany is rocking this week. Just like old times. A decade ago if you wanted to find a top tier female prize fight, you looked to Germany. Now the rest of the world has caught up but the country still has […]

Delfine Persoon Wins But Wants No Katie

Delfine Persoon Gets Another Unsatisfying Victory Over Natalia del Valle Aguirre    By Phil Woolever   WBC Lightweight Champion Delfine Persoon scored a widespread unanimous decision over Natalia del Valle Aguirre in Belgium Saturday night, but it was not the type of scene one might imagine for a fighter who is considered one of the best […]