Tag Archives: Tyrieshia Douglas

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 […]

Mid-Year Progress Report II: Mariana Juarez, Bopp, Douglas

Mid-Year Progress Report Part II   By Felipe Leon   In the first part of the mid-year progress report we went from the heavyweight division to super featherweight giving our assessment of what has transpired within the weight class.  Now we will tackle the lighter weight classes and check how close we are in getting […]

‘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 […]

Claressa Shields Wins Title and Female Fight News for week of June 19

Female Fight News for week of June 19 Claressa Shields and More   By David A. Avila A slight lull in fight cards took place last week but those that occurred were monster bouts including Argentina, Mexico and the United States of America. Claressa “T-Rex” Shields battled through an eight round slugfest with Sydney LeBlanc […]

Claressa Shields and Female Fight News for week of June 13, 2017

Female Fight News for week of June 12, Claressa Shields and more   By David A. Avila With all eyes on Norway last weekend the rest of the female boxing world was lightly scheduled with scattered bouts. This week Claressa Shields brings attention to the USA with her coming bout in Detroit. Shields, 22, recently […]