Tag Archives: Layla McCarter

Aleksandra Magdziak Chosen to fight Cecilia Braekhus in L.A.

Aleksandra Magdziak-Lopes Selected to Face Cecilia Braekhus in L.A.   By David A. Avila Undisputed welterweight world champion Cecilia Braekhus will be fighting Aleksandra Magdziak-Lopes next month at the StubHub Center, announced 360 Promotions on Thursday. “It’s been my dream to fight Cecilia and I can’t wait to fight her,” said Magdziak-Lopes. Braekhus (34-0, 9 […]

Cecilia Braekhus and “Bang Bang” Hawton Return to L.A.

Cecilia Braekhus Defends Titles in L.A. Hawton Fights Too   By David A. Avila LOS ANGELES-A pair of female prize fights will headline a fight card in the Los Angeles area led by undisputed welterweight world champion Cecilia Braekhus and former light flyweight titlist Louisa “Bang, Bang” Hawton next month. Leave it to Tom Loeffler […]

“La Cobra” Ruiz, Jackie Nava, Claressa Shields and More

La Cobra and Female Fight News Nov. 5, 2018   By David A. Avila Southern California has another gem in the female fight world as Adelaida “La Cobra” Ruiz dismantled Ecuador’s Jhosep Vizcaino in two rounds to win by knockout. Interestingly, the tall speedy Ruiz dropped down in weight and could drop down even further. […]

Mariana Juarez vs. Susie Ramadan, Battle in Mexico

Mariana Juarez vs. Susie Ramadan: Contrasting Battle Styles By David A. Avila Mexico’s reigning queen of boxing Mariana “Barby” Juarez defends the world championship against Australia’s Susie Ramadan who is looking to reclaim it. Two vastly experienced fighters from different continents finally meet. Juarez (50-9-4, 18 KOs) defends the WBC bantamweight title against Ramadan (27-2, […]

Katie Taylor vs America, First Up Cindy Serrano

Katie Taylor vs Cindy Serrano on Saturday in Boston   By David A. Avila As Katie Taylor steps into the boxing ring against Cindy Serrano it serves as both a teaser and preparation for the daunting task of facing America’s best. “I can’t wait to get in there and defend my titles tomorrow,” said Taylor. […]

Franchon Crews Wins WBC Super Middleweight Title

Franchon Crews Wins WBC Super Middleweight Title in Las Vegas   By David A. Avila LAS VEGAS- Franchon Crews powered through Maricela Cornejo behind combinations to win the vacant WBC super middleweight world title and fulfill a promise to her late mother on Thursday. “I didn’t know if her (Cornejo) will was as strong as […]

Divas Battle: Maricela Cornejo vs Franchon Crews

Divas Battle: Maricela Cornejo vs. Franchon Crews First Televised Female World Title Fight by ESPN in 14 Years   By David A. Avila Expect a clash of feline proportions when Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo meets Franchon “Heavy Hitting Diva” Crews Dezurn for the world title on Thursday in Las Vegas. It’s not a roll of […]

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. […]

The Prizefighters Top Female Fighters Pound for Pound

Layla McCarter Leads Women’s Best Pound for Pound Fighters   By David A. Avila Making a pound for pound list, of course, is very subjective. But for the last nine years Layla McCarter has been at the top of this list. Since 2009 McCarter has pinned herself at the top of the pedestal and dared […]