Tag Archives: Melissa St. Vil

Melissa, Claressa and More Female Fight News

Female Fight News Oct.1, 2018 Melissa, Claressa and More   By David A. Avila Autumn has officially arrived and all Melissa St. Vil wants before this upcoming Christmas is a super featherweight world title. “My goal is to get my rematch with Eva,” said St.Vil, of WBC super featherweight titlist Eva Wahlstrom. “I’m still number […]

Melissa St. Vil Returns to Fight in Brooklyn vs. Mayra Hernandez

Melissa St. Vil Returns to Fight in Hometown Brooklyn   By David A. Avila For the first time in three years Melissa St. Vil fights within driving distance when she fights Mayra Hernandez. St. Vil (10-3-4) faces Oklahoma’s undefeated Hernandez (6-0, 4 KOs) in an eight round featherweight clash at Kings Theater in Brooklyn, New […]

The Super, Super Featherweights and Female Fight News

Female Fight News Aug. 27, 2018 Super featherweights   By David A. Avila Super featherweight prospect Mikaela Mayer brought light to the division with her dominating win this past weekend. After beating Hungary’s Edina Kiss by technical knockout on Saturday, it shed light on a division that overflows with talent all over the world. Mayer […]

Ho Hum, Katie Taylor Wins and other Female Fight news

Female Fight News July 30, 2018 Katie Taylor Defeats Another 8 to 1 Underdog   By David A. Avila Here comes the lightweight division. While Irish Katie Taylor vanquished American lightweight Kimberly Connor in England on Saturday, a battle between lightweight contenders in the U.S. saw Christina Linardatou edge Alycia Baumgardner by split decision. The […]

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 […]

Mid-Year Progress Report: Cecilia Braekhus, Claressa Shields and more

Mid-Year Progress Report Part I     By Felipe Leon   The year so far in female boxing has been an excellent one.  We have seen Cecilia Braekus break the glass ceiling over at HBO while Claressa Shields gave us one of the most watched fights on Showtime in a number of years.  With June […]

Mikaela Mayer vs. Baby Nansen in NYC

Southern California’s Mikaela Mayer vs Baby Nansen in NYC   By David A. Avila New York City has a reputation of being a fast-paced city with zooming subways, and darting taxis. It’s a city of hustlers. Mikaela Mayer fits right in. Every time she enters a boxing ring you better not blink. Since dispensing her […]

HBO Enters Female Fight Game – Cecilia Braekhus at StubHub

Female Fight News April 30, 2018 HBO Enters the Female Fight Game   By David A. Avila HBO will televise the welterweight world championship fight on Saturday between Cecilia Braekhus and Kali Reis. Those words have caused tremors across the female boxing universe. Television networks across the board had shown female boxing, some longer than […]

Melissa St. Vil vs. Eva Wahlstrom: A Second Look

Melissa St. Vil : “The Referee Should Have Done His Part”   By Phil Woolever   Melissa St. Vil’s  journey to Finland might not have been a complete success, but it definitely wasn’t a failure either.   St. Vil dropped a disputable majority decision to WBC Jr. Featherweight champion Eva Wahlstrom, but put up an […]

Amanda Serrano Fights in L.A. and Female Fight News

Female Fight Results April 9, 2018 Amanda Serrano in L.A.   By David A. Avila Boxing’s top knockout artist Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano makes her MMA debut on Friday April 13, in Los Angeles, California. The famous Shrine Auditorium will be the site for the winner of five boxing world titles in five weight […]