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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 […]

Selina Barrios Wins Firefight in Texas by KO

Selina Barrios Wins Firefight with Aida Satybaldinova by KO in Texas   By David A. Avila It was gasoline to fire as Selina Barrios won the battle of undefeated lightweights by surprise knockout over Aida Satybaldinova on Saturday. Explosive is the key word. Expectations were at the high octane level as Texas fighter Barrios (4-0, […]

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 […]

Mikaela Mayer Dominant in Oklahoma City

Mikaela Mayer Scores Knockdown, But No Knockout in Win in OKC   By David A. Avila Mikaela Mayer scored a knockdown against Canada’s Sheena Kaine and won in dominating fashion to win by unanimous decision on Saturday. Mayer (6-0, 3 KOs) faced a fighter in Kaine (5-1, 1 KO) with similar height, similar record and […]

Mikaela Mayer Looking for KOs

Mikaela Mayer Looking for KOs in OK City on Saturday   By David A. Avila Since signing a professional contract Mikaela Mayer has blitzed the prizefighting world like one of her speedy three-punch combinations and already has five wins in five bouts in less than 12 months. Mayer (5-0, 3 KOs) seeks her sixth win […]

‘Fight of the Year’ Performance by Claressa Shields and Hanna Gabriels

Female Fight News June 25, 2018 Shields and Gabriels Aftermath   By David A. Avila All eyes interested in the female fight world were riveted toward Detroit where budding American superstar Claressa Shields and Costa Rica’s national heroine Hanna Gabriels met in a battle for two vacant middleweight world titles. What fans around the world […]

D-Day for American Prizefighters and Female Fight News

Female Fight News June 4, 2018 D-Day for American Fighters   By David A. Avila D-Day is approaching for women’s prizefighting in the month of June led by an invasion force that includes Claressa “T-Rex” Shields dropping to the middleweight division. Seventy-four years ago, on June 6, the Allied Forces invaded Normandy Beach in France […]

Female Prizefighters Accept Risky Business and More Female Fight News

Female Fight News May 13, 2018 Risks   By David A. Avila In the female prizefighting world because of the smaller number of fighters in the world compared to men, it’s imperative that all opportunities are seized. An estimated 18,000 men boxers exist in the fight world compared to less than 2,000 female boxers worldwide. […]

Mikaela Mayer Shuts Out Baby Nansen in NYC

Mikaela Mayer Dominates Baby Nansen in NYC   By David A. Avila Fighting for the second time in New York, Mikaela Mayer was extended until the final bell once again in winning by decision on Saturday. It must be something in the air. Still, Mayer (5-0, 3 KOs) continued her unbeaten streak with a dominant […]

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 […]