Tag Archives: Mariana Juarez

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.   […]

Japan’s Best Naoko Fujioka Beats Mexico’s Irma Sanchez

Japan’s Naoko Fujioka Beats Mexico’s Irma Sanchez     By Yuriko Miyata   TOKYO-It was not only a complete victory, it was also a big triumph for the 43-year-old legendary fighter Naoko Fujioka to prove that she’s still developing.   Five weight-division world champion Fujioka (18-2, 7 KOs) defended her current WBA flyweight title by […]

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 […]

Editorial: PED Testing in Female World Title Fights Now

Editorial: PED Testing for Female World Title Fights Now   By David A. Avila Considering the tainted meat situation in Mexico and the various female world title fights taking place around the world, it’s time to address the lack of drug testing for women’s boxing. Over the years women have only been tested for steroid […]

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. […]

Mariana Juarez and Jackie Nava In Separate Battles on Saturday

Juarez and Nava: Two Worlds On a Collision Course     By Felipe Leon   The Mt. Rushmore of Mexican female fighters can’t be chiseled without the faces of Mariana Juarez (49-9-4, 18KO) and Jackie Nava (33-4-3, 14KO).  Both women have accomplished everything possible inside a boxing ring and then some.  With multiple world titles […]

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 […]