Tag Archives: Layla McCarter

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 […]

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 […]

Cecilia Braekhus vs. Inna Sagaydakovskaya

Cecilia Braekhus Defends World Titles in Moscow     By Tarrah Zael   In what might be considered uncomfortable for others is nonchalant for the welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus.   Having to travel and accommodate being in unfamiliar territory in not only another country but all new settings around you, can take a toll on […]

‘Fight of the Year’ Performance by Claressa Shields and Hanna Gabriels

Female Fight News June 25, 2018 Shields and Gabriels Aftermath   By David A. Avila All eyes interested in the female fight world were riveted toward Detroit where budding American superstar Claressa Shields and Costa Rica’s national heroine Hanna Gabriels met in a battle for two vacant middleweight world titles. What fans around the world […]

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 […]

Showtime TV Broadcasting Claressa Shields vs Hanna Gabriels plus Female Fight News

Female Fight News June 18, 2018 Showtime for Women   By David A. Avila Believe it or not female boxing will reach the same heights as the men. It’s just a matter of time. Television gives a gigantic boost to women’s prizefighting this Friday as Showtime Boxing showcases not just one, but two female world […]

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 […]

Ibeth Zamora: A New Triple Division Winner and Female Fight News

Female Fight News for May 28, 2018 Triple Threats   By David A. Avila A third Mexican female fighter Ibeth Zamora joined the ranks of her fellow countrywomen in winning three world titles in three weight divisions. Zamora joins Mariana Juarez and Yazmin Rivas as those Mexican fighters with three division world titles strapped around […]

Another Look at Braekhus L.A. Fight and Female Fight News

Female Fight News May 7, 2018 Another Look at Braekhus   By David A. Avila When Cecilia Braekhus selected Kali Reis as an opponent for HBO’s female boxing debut it was because she wanted someone to test her. Borrowing a term from Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, it was a “big drama show” as the welterweight world […]