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Claressa, Seniesa and More Female Fight News

Claressa Shields, Seniesa Estrada and More Female Fight News   By David A. Avila A couple of young budding super stars return to the boxing ring when middleweight Claressa Shields defends her grip on the world championship and light flyweight Seniesa Estrada attempts to win her first major title on Saturday. Both fights will be […]

Yazmin Rivas Defends WBA Title in Tijuana

Yazmin Rivas vs Cristina del Valle Pacheco   By Felipe Leon   The female boxing world is full of stories of survival.  From putting abusive circumstances behind them to becoming world champions and juggling motherhood, education and a professional boxing career all at the same time, stories of overachieving women abound in women’s prizefighting.   […]

“La Cobra” Ruiz, Jackie Nava, Claressa Shields and More

La Cobra and Female Fight News Nov. 5, 2018   By David A. Avila Southern California has another gem in the female fight world as Adelaida “La Cobra” Ruiz dismantled Ecuador’s Jhosep Vizcaino in two rounds to win by knockout. Interestingly, the tall speedy Ruiz dropped down in weight and could drop down even further. […]

WBO Champion Raja Amasheh Stands Ready

WBO Super Flyweight Champion Raja Amasheh Is Looking At A Bright Future   By Phil Woolever   Women’s boxing continues to expand in the global market, with a currently cresting wave of potential new stars. WBO Super-Flyweight titlist Raja Amasheh, 22-1-1, is a new face that could achieve a top level of international acclaim.   […]

Claressa Shields Fights on Nov. 17, on DAZN and other Female Fight News

Female Fight News Claressa Shields and World Title Fights   By David A. Avila Claressa Shields will be fighting Scotland’s Hannah Rankin in defense of the IBF and WBA middleweight titles on Nov. 17, said Salita Promotions. It keeps the ball rolling for the undefeated super star. Despite a cancellation of the mega fight with […]

Mariana Juarez vs. Susie Ramadan, Battle in Mexico

Mariana Juarez vs. Susie Ramadan: Contrasting Battle Styles By David A. Avila Mexico’s reigning queen of boxing Mariana “Barby” Juarez defends the world championship against Australia’s Susie Ramadan who is looking to reclaim it. Two vastly experienced fighters from different continents finally meet. Juarez (50-9-4, 18 KOs) defends the WBC bantamweight title against Ramadan (27-2, […]

Argentina’s Yesica Bopp vs Mexico’s Sandra Robles

Bopp vs Robles   By Felipe Leon   There is a case for Argentina’s Yesica Yolanda Bopp to change her name from “Tuti” to the “Mexican Executioner”.  There might not be another active or inactive female fighter that has beaten more opponents from Mexico than the current WBA junior flyweight champion.   On Saturday night […]

Kenia Enriquez and Jessica McCaskill Shine on Streamed Fights and More

Female Fight News: The Age of Streaming is Upon Us   By David A. Avila Maybe streaming can do the job after all. It’s been two weeks since HBO unlaced their gloves and announced it was finished with prizefighting. But just as quickly, two major streaming companies grabbed those tossed away gloves and streamed two […]

Kenia Enriquez Returns and Gives Norleidys Graterol Her First Loss

Mexico ‘s Kenia Enriquez Hands Venezuela’s Norleidys Graterol Her First Defeat   By David A. Avila Facing an undefeated knockout puncher Kenia Enriquez stuck to her game plan and picked apart Norleidys Graterol and won every round to maintain the WBC interim light flyweight title on Saturday. It was Enriquez’s first fight in nearly a […]

Mexican Women Continue TV Success and other Female Fight News

Female Fight News Sept. 24, 2018 Mexican Women Continue TV Success   By David A. Avila Two world title fights in different parts of Mexico took place and were both televised on that country’s main television networks. Imagine if that happened in the USA? While Yesenia Gomez battled WBC titlist Esmeralda Moreno for the light […]