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Franchon Crews and Others Moving the Needle Forward and More News

Female Fight News Sept. 17, 2018 Moving the Needle Forward   By David A. Avila A few battles over vacant titles took place: one was held in Germany while another occurred in Las Vegas over the weekend. Franchon “Heavy Hitting Diva” Crews won the vacant WBC super middleweight world title by majority decision over Maricela […]

Maricela Cornejo and Mikaela Mayer Crack TV Barrier and More Female Fight News

Female Fight News week of March 12, 2018 Television Barrier Cracked   By David A. Avila Exciting times have arrived for female prizefighting and it continues this weekend too. After years of American-based female boxers performing under a blackout from television, the door has been rammed open. Two separate female contests on different promotions were […]

Mexican Clashes and Female Fight News for week of Oct. 2, 2017

Female Fight News for week of Oct. 2, 2017 Mexico and more
All eyes were on Mexico as a number of top female fighters from that country took

WBC Tourney: Ibeth Zamora’s Turn

WBC Female Flyweight Tournament Update: Ibeth Zamora Jumps Into Mix   By Felipe Leon   After World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman announced in mid-September the launch of the WBC female flyweight tournament with the winner taking home the coveted diamond belt and 112-pound supremacy, three of the four fights for the first round were […]

Claressa Shields Turns Pro on Ward-Kovalev & Female Fight News

Claressa Shields Turns Pro on Ward-Kovalev Card and Female Fight News   Las Vegas will be the site for the professional debut of two-time Olympian Claressa Shields. The home of mega slots, glitzy hotels and a town that never sleeps gets first crack at hosting the double gold medal winner when Shields makes her debut […]

WBC Flyweight Tourney Resumes: McMorrow vs Moreno

WBC Flyweight Tourney Rolls On   In late January of this year Mauricio Sulaiman, president of the World Boxing Council, announced at the second annual All-Female WBC Boxing convention his intention of organizing a flyweight tournament sometime in 2016.  He mentioned guaranteed purses and exposure on television as major tenants of the tourney.  Some of […]

WBC Flyweight Tournament Begins

WBC Flyweight Tourney Takes Flight   When Mauricio Sulaiman, president of the World Boxing Council, made the announcement in the last weekend of January during the closing of the second annual WBC Female Boxing Convention of his interest to organize a 112-pound tournament, all those in attendance at a Tijuana, Mexico, hotel began to salivate. […]