Tag Archives: Lucia Rijker

Alicia Napoleon Returns on Thursday in NYC

Alicia Napoleon Returns  and fights Vashon Living on Thursday in NYC   By Tarrah Zael   A woman of great power and rank is the perfect way to describe, Alicia “The Empress” Napoleon. Her spirit was unwavering and you truly felt her passion and heart from the tone of her words.   Demonstrated as a […]

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 […]

Braekhus Breaks Last TV Barrier, HBO Will Show Female Boxing

Cecilia Braekhus Breaks Last Television Barrier, HBO Will Show Female Boxing   By David A. Avila Norway’s Cecilia Braekhus has broken the last barrier and the undisputed welterweight champion’s defense will be televised by HBO it was announced today. HBO has never shown female boxing in its long history. Braekhus (32-0, 9 KOs) defends the […]

Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo In Pursuit

“LA Diva” Maricela Cornejo Learns On The Job   By Felipe Leon   By all accounts and purposes, former WBC International super middleweight champion Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo (8-2, 2KO) is ready for whatever is next in her boxing career.  The 30-year-old, originally of Washington state but now fighting out of the Inland Empire east […]

Lucia Rijker and Female Fight News for week of Aug. 14

Lucia Rijker and Female Fight News for week of Aug. 14, 2017   By David A. Avila Perhaps the greatest female fighter of any era, Lucia Rijker, was inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame over the weekend. Unlike another from her country, actor Jean Claude Van Damme, the “Muscles from Brussels,” who appeared […]

Olympians Mikaela and Claressa and Female Fight News for week of Aug. 7

Female Fight News for week of Aug. 7, 2017 Olympian Week   By David A. Avila Olympian week took hold as former American team mates both made history over the weekend in different parts of the U.S.A. The sleeping giant has awoken Claressa Shields dominated WBC super middleweight champion Nikki Adler to rip the world […]

America Will Be Watching Serrano vs Rivas on TV

American female boxers finally get their moment in the sun and America is watching. When Amanda Serrano (30-1-1, 23 Kos) meets Mexico’s Yazmin Rivas (35-9-1, 10 Kos) in the boxing ring on Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, it marks the very first time in decades that a major network like Showtime televises and promotes […]

Argentina’s Great Marcela Acuna KOs Yesica Marcos

Marcela Acuna demolishes Yesica Marcos with a highlight-reel stoppage   By Diego Morilla MORENO, Argentina – It is not easy to continue outdoing oneself after a long and illustrious career, but Marcela Acuña found a way to do just that with her demolishing, highlight-reel, last-round stoppage win over Yesica Marcos on Friday night with the vacant […]

Clash in Argentina: Marcela Acuna vs. Yesica Marcos II

Marcela Acuña faces Yesica Marcos with more than revenge in sight   By Diego Morilla   BUENOS AIRES – This week, the legendary Bernard Hopkins will finally retire at age 51, stretching his career to an unprecedented 28 years, but he may have some serious competition in the female counterpart of his line of work […]

Laila Ali vs Claressa Shields the Dream Match That Will Never Happen

Laila Ali vs Claressa Shields the Dream Match That Will Never Happen   Some TSS readers (hey, you know who you are) are enthused about the recent uptick of interest in women’s boxing. Others (you know who you are as well) believe any resurgence of popularity is not only a waste of traditional fight fan’s […]