Tag Archives: Mexico

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.   […]

Esmeralda Moreno vs.Yesenia Gomez 2: War Resumes in Mexico

Moreno vs Gomez: Ready For Another War   By Felipe Leon   It is hard to believe that at 31 years of age the current WBC light flyweight champion Esmeralda “La Joya” Moreno (35-10-2, 11KO) of Mexico City is a 13-year fight veteran with nearly 50 fights under her belt.   This Saturday night she […]

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 […]

Mexico’s Brenda Flores Wins WBC Atomweight Title in L.A.

Mexico’s Brenda Flores Beats Bang Bang by Split Decision   By David A. Avila INGLEWOOD, Calif.-Tijuana’s Brenda “La Bonita” Flores used the same recipe another Mexican fighter used to bloody and upset Louisa “Bang, Bang” Hawton by split decision and take the WBC atom weight world title on Saturday. Déjà vu? Mexico’s Flores (13-4-1) masterfully […]

Raya Alarcon vs. Mayela Perez in Mexico

Alarcon vs Perez: History In the Making   By Felipe Leon   Although female boxing in the last couple of years has gotten more TV attention in the United States, the sport has been a staple south of the border on Mexican airwaves.   Female boxing regularly gets featured on prime time on both terrestrial […]

Europe Reporting: Dina Thorslund Wins Vacant WBO Super Bantam Title

Dina Thorslund Tops Yessica Munoz in Denmark   By Phil Woolever Hometown heroine Dina Thorslund made her local fans happy with a methodical, unanimous decision victory over visiting Yessica Munoz on Saturday.   Thorslund, 121 ½, improved to 12-0 (6KO) and earned the vacant WBO super bantamweight title after a relatively easy effort in the […]

Mexico’s Anabel Ortiz Defends WBA Title Against Yenifer Leon

Ortiz vs Leon: “Avispa” Looks To Sting A Lion   By Felipe Leon   For all of 2017 there were talks that long-reigning 105-pound queen Anabel “Avispa” Ortiz (27-3, 4KO) would be leaving her strawweight hive and jumping to the light flyweight division in hopes of another world title in a different weight class.   […]

Sulem Urbina Shines in Tijuana, Mexico

Sulem Urbina Shines in Tijuana, Mexico   By David A. Avila Sulem Urbina showed fans in Tijuana the difference two years can make. Urbina (7-0) returned to Tijuana where she made her pro debut two years ago and defeated Lesley Rodriguez (2-4-1) in a six round flyweight contest on Saturday, July 28. The former Mexican […]