Tag Archives: Raquel Miller

Maricela Cornejo Bringing California Heat; plus female fight news

Female Fight News July 9, 2018 California Heat, Cornejo, Estrada, Miller   By David A. Avila Extra sunny California takes center stage for a number of marquee female match ups this weekend. Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo (11-2) meets Samantha Pill (3-0) in a middleweight clash set for six rounds at the Novo Theater in downtown […]

‘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 […]

Showtime TV Broadcasting Claressa Shields vs Hanna Gabriels plus Female Fight News

Female Fight News June 18, 2018 Showtime for Women   By David A. Avila Believe it or not female boxing will reach the same heights as the men. It’s just a matter of time. Television gives a gigantic boost to women’s prizefighting this Friday as Showtime Boxing showcases not just one, but two female 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 […]

Tiara Brown’s in Town and DiBella Signs Her, & Female Fight News

Female Fight News for May 21, 2018 Tiara Brown’s in Town   By David A. Avila Tiara Brown won world and national titles in the amateur boxing world, defeated some of the toughest female boxers in the world, patrols as a police officer in one of the more rugged metropolitan cities in America. So why […]

Raquel Miller Ready for All Middleweights

Raquel Miller Poised To Make a Statement     By Felipe Leon   For Raquel Miller, the undefeated middleweight from San Francisco, California, nothing happens without hard work and determination.  The 33-year-old didn’t step into a local boxing gym until the age of 24 after some earlier false starts.  Within a year she was competing […]

Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo Returns

Maricela Cornejo’s Work Begins On Friday   By Felipe Leon   Despite a solid professional record, a world title challenge and a WBC international title under her belt, for 30 year old Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo her work starts now.   On Friday, March 9th, from the Hangar in Costa Mesa, CA, the outspoken and […]

The 12 Best Female Fighters on the West Coast

West Coast Breakdown: A Dozen of the Best   By David A. Avila Over the past year female prizefighters from the West Coast have been virtually invisible as television focused on the East. Unlike the boxers from places like New York and New Jersey, those on the west side of the U.S. are mostly smaller […]

A Wish List for 2018 – Best vs Best

2018 Wish List Part I   By Felipe Leon   There is no doubt that the last 12 months have been the best in quite a while for female boxing.  From Amanda Serrano’s dominating performance against Mexican Yazmin “Rusita” Rivas opening up the year 2017 to Katie Taylor’s first defense of her newly captured WBA lightweight […]

Katie Taylor and Female Fight News for week of Oct. 23.

Female Fight News for week of Oct. 23, 2017 Katie Taylor and more   By David A. Avila Several world title fights took place in various parts of the world this past weekend from Europe to Asia. This coming Saturday a former Olympian seeks to grab a world title in Wales. Ireland’s Katie Taylor (6-0) […]