Tag Archives: Lourdes Juarez

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, […]

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 […]

Mexican Women Continue TV Success and other Female Fight News

Female Fight News Sept. 24, 2018 Mexican Women Continue TV Success   By David A. Avila Two world title fights in different parts of Mexico took place and were both televised on that country’s main television networks. Imagine if that happened in the USA? While Yesenia Gomez battled WBC titlist Esmeralda Moreno for the light […]

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 […]

Selina Barrios Fights Paty Juarez in Texas

Challenge Accepted: Selina Barrios vs Paty Juarez   By David A. Avila A cool and calm Selina Barrios defends the NABF lightweight title against the confident Paty Juarez after challenges were issued and challenges accepted. It’s unclear who challenged who first, but Barrios (4-0) meets Juarez (4-0) in a 10-round clash on Saturday Sept. 22, […]

Arely Mucino vs Maria Salinas in Mexico

Arely “Metralleta” Muciño: “I Am A Warrior and Ready for Anything”   By Felipe Leon   Earlier this year the 29-year-old Arely Muciño (26-3-2, 10 KOs) of Monterrey, Mexico, made history in becoming the first Mexican female fighter to hold all of the major sanctioning body titles in the same division at different times.   […]

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 […]

Divas Collide: Maricela Cornejo vs Franchon Crews and more

Female Fight News Aug. 20, 2018 Divas Collide   By David A. Avila Every year Mexican Independence Day weekend represents one of boxing’s two biggest weekends; Cinco de Mayo is the other major fight weekend in the city of Las Vegas. This year it all begins on Thursday September 13, and Mexican-American super middleweight contender […]

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 […]