Tag Archives: Venezuela

Jackie Nava Drops to Bantamweight to Fight Carolina Alvarez

Jackie Nava vs Carolina Alvarez   By Felipe Leon   This past summer the female boxing world was dangled a carrot but as quickly as it was offered, it was pulled away.   Back in August Mariana “Barbie” Juarez (51-9-4, 18KO) and Jackie “Aztec Princess” Nava (34-4-3, 15KO) shared a bill in Mexico City as […]

Kenia Enriquez Returns and Gives Norleidys Graterol Her First Loss

Mexico ‘s Kenia Enriquez Hands Venezuela’s Norleidys Graterol Her First Defeat   By David A. Avila Facing an undefeated knockout puncher Kenia Enriquez stuck to her game plan and picked apart Norleidys Graterol and won every round to maintain the WBC interim light flyweight title on Saturday. It was Enriquez’s first fight in nearly a […]

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.   […]

Yesica Bopp Annihilates Rengifo in Argentina; Who’s Next?

Bopp annihilates Rengifo in Argentina to retain WBA trinket   By Diego Morilla In a fight in which she was able to comfortably display her impeccable technique in the ring, Argentina’s Yesica “Tuti” Bopp (33-1-0, 13 KO) won by stoppage in the seventh round against Venezuela’s  Debora “Pantera” Rengifo (9-4-1, 5 KO) and retained for the […]

Christy Martin’s Promotional Debut and Female Fight News

Christy Martin’s Promotional Debut Features Female Title Fight and other news   Many consider Christy “The Coalminer’s Daughter” Martin one of the greatest female fighters of all time. Now she’s tackling promoting. “I truly feel it was easier being the fighter,” said Martin. “But I am excited to start this new phase of my boxing […]

Hanna Gabriel Heads Venezuela Card

Hanna Gabriel Heads World Title Fights and other female chatter Three female world title fights take place in Venezuela led by WBO super welterweight champion Hannah Gabriel (15-1-1, 10 KOs) who defends her title against Katia Alvarino (8-2-1, 3 KOs) on Saturday June 18. All three female world title fights take place in La Guaira, […]