Tag Archives: Nancy Franco

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.   […]

Kika Chavez Win Changes Flyweight Landscape

Ripples in the light flyweight-flyweight pond
With this past weekend’s win by Jessica “Kika” Chavez (30-4-3, 4KO) over Esmeralda “Joya” Moreno

Seniesa Estrada vs Anahi Torres at StubHub and More Female Updates

Seniesa Estrada Fights Torres at StubHub and More Female Updates   By David A. Avila Four top female prizefighters led by Seniesa “Superbad” Estrada perform in the next two weeks in the Southwest region. East L.A.‘s Estrada (10-0) meets Mexico’s Anahi Torres (16-16-1) at the StubHub Center in Carson on Saturday Sept. 9. The female […]

Katie Taylor and Female Fight News for week of July 31, 2017

Female Fight News for week of July 31, Katie Taylor and More   By David A. Avila One of the lightest weeks of the boxing calendar saw female prizefighting take center stage last weekend and again this coming weekend. Katie Taylor, the pride of Ireland, made her American debut with a one-sided thrashing of Texan […]

Anabel “Avispa” Ortiz Defends Title Against Franco in Mexico City

“Avispa” Ortiz Buzzes Back in the Ring   By Felipe Leon   Just like her nickname “Avispa” (the wasp in Spanish) describes her, the diminutive five-foot even Anabel Ortiz (24-3, 4KO) throws so many punches it seems as if she would levitate.   This Saturday night she will headline the Zanfer promoted fight card televised […]

Seniesa Estrada KOs Rachel Sazoff in L.A.

Seniesa Estrada Kos Rachel Sazoff in L.A.   By Yuriko Miyata LOS ANGELES-Rated No.7 in WBC light flyweight division Seniesa Estrada earned a flashy knockout victory in just 38 seconds against southpaw Rachel Sazoff (0-4) at the Exchange L.A. in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday. Although there was an obvious gap between the two fighters’ […]

Yesica Bopp Ready for Anahi Torres

Yesica Bopp: “I am working hard for whatever comes my way.”   By Diego Morilla Female boxing in Argentina has grown exponentially through the years, and a few fighters are responsible for that extraordinary growth. One of them is definitely Yesica Bopp, a perennial pound-for-pound entrant and current WBA mini-flyweight titlist, who is getting ready […]

Marcela Acuna and International Fight News

Marcela Acuna and International Fight News – One of the best female fighters of this era returns to battle with Argentina’s Marcela Acuna who began her career fighting back-to-back legends in her first two pro fights. Several other female fights take place this week in Europe and the United States. Acuna was a newbie to pro […]