Tag Archives: Maricela Cornejo

West Coast Fight Action and Female Fight News

Female Fight News for July 16, 2018 West Coast Shines and Future Action   By David A. Avila Two Southern California contenders fought in front of a small audience in Los Angeles but in front of a large national audience on ESPN. Up north, another contender performed too. West Coast boxing finally had its turn […]

Maricela Cornejo Bringing California Heat; plus female fight news

Female Fight News July 9, 2018 California Heat, Cornejo, Estrada, Miller   By David A. Avila Extra sunny California takes center stage for a number of marquee female match ups this weekend. Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo (11-2) meets Samantha Pill (3-0) in a middleweight clash set for six rounds at the Novo Theater in downtown […]

Media Exposure for Women’s Boxing Has Arrived

Female Fight News for week of July 2, 2018 Mayer and media exposure   By David A. Avila Watching Mikaela Mayer stretch her pro winning streak to six without a loss was a treat not offered on television or any other media outlet a mere two years ago. Female prizefighting has gained footing in the […]

Tiara Brown’s in Town and DiBella Signs Her, & Female Fight News

Female Fight News for May 21, 2018 Tiara Brown’s in Town   By David A. Avila Tiara Brown won world and national titles in the amateur boxing world, defeated some of the toughest female boxers in the world, patrols as a police officer in one of the more rugged metropolitan cities in America. So why […]

Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo Dominates in Mexico, “Ready for Whoever”

Maricela Cornejo Scores Multiple Knockdowns in Playa del Carmen   By David A. Avila Middleweight contender Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo didn’t need six scheduled rounds as she routed Claudia Ramirez and floored the Mexican native several times to win by knockout on Saturday. Cornejo (11-2, 4 KOs) grabbed her second consecutive knockout with a blistering […]

Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo: Ready, Set, Go, in Mexico

Maricela Cornejo vs. Claudia Ramirez in Mexico   By David A. Avila Southern California-based Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo meets Claudia Ramirez in a six round super middleweight bout on Saturday in Quintana Roo, Mexico. The stylish and attractive Mexican-American fighter Cornejo (10-2, 3 KOs) has taken a sideways path but now with the backing of […]

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 […]

West Coast Female Prizefighting Revived

Female Fight News March 19, 2018 West Coast Revived   By David A. Avila After two or three years of darkness West Coast boxing finally returned and for two consecutive weeks female prizefighting shined. For back-to-back weeks female boxing was televised on three separate fight cards thanks to Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank. One […]

Raquel Miller Ready for All Middleweights

Raquel Miller Poised To Make a Statement     By Felipe Leon   For Raquel Miller, the undefeated middleweight from San Francisco, California, nothing happens without hard work and determination.  The 33-year-old didn’t step into a local boxing gym until the age of 24 after some earlier false starts.  Within a year she was competing […]

Maricela Cornejo and Mikaela Mayer Crack TV Barrier and More Female Fight News

Female Fight News week of March 12, 2018 Television Barrier Cracked   By David A. Avila Exciting times have arrived for female prizefighting and it continues this weekend too. After years of American-based female boxers performing under a blackout from television, the door has been rammed open. Two separate female contests on different promotions were […]