Tag Archives: WBC

Editorial: PED Testing in Female World Title Fights Now

Editorial: PED Testing for Female World Title Fights Now   By David A. Avila Considering the tainted meat situation in Mexico and the various female world title fights taking place around the world, it’s time to address the lack of drug testing for women’s boxing. Over the years women have only been tested for steroid […]

Poland reporting: Ewa Piatkowska Survives Maria Lindberg

Ewa Piatkowska Survives A Tough Challenge From Maria Lindberg   By Phil Woolever   International women’s boxing maintained its growing momentum as defending titlist Ewa Piatkowska battled Maria Lindberg for the WBC super welterweight championship on Friday night.   Piatkowska (11-1, 4 KOs) earned a rugged, majority decision victory over Lindberg (16-4-2, 9 KOs) in […]

Claressa Shields vs Hanna Gabriels for the Middleweight Title

Claressa Shields vs Hanna Gabriels for Middleweight Title   By David A. Avila A battle of true world champions Claressa Shields and Costa Rica’s Hanna Gabriels will take place in two months, announced Salita Promotions. Forget about the other championship bouts. When IBF and WBC super middleweight champion Shields (5-0, 2 KOs) enters the boxing […]

Bad Juju for Eva Wahlstrom and Mayra Gomez WBC Title Fight

WBC appeals to the Argentine boxing federation to lift Mayra Gomez’s suspension By Diego Morilla   WBC super featherweight champion Eva Wahlstrom will attempt to make a title defense at home when she faces Argentina’s Mayra Gomez in Turku, Finland. The key word is “attempt.” But the fight scheduled for Saturday May 6 seems in […]

Alejandra Oliveras Returns to Action in Argentina

Alejandra Oliveras returns to action and beats Lesly Morales in Argentina      By Diego Morilla Former four-division female champ Alejandra Oliveras returned to action after 20 months of inactivity to defeat Mexico’s Lesly Morales in the small town of Cutral Có, Neuquén, by unanimous decision on Saturday, April 8th. But as much as Oliveras’ victory […]

Cecilia Braekhus Meets Klara Svensson in 2017

Cecilia Braekhus Seeks Legacy vs Klara Svensson   Considered by many as the current best female fighter in the world, the undisputed WBC/WBA/IBF/WBO/IBO welterweight champion Cecilia “First Lady” Braekhus (29-0, 8KO) is slated to face her mandatory challenger and the interim WBC 147-pound titleholder Klara “Swedish Princess” Svensson (17-1, 5KO) of Sweden in her next […]

Erica Farias Wins Clinch-fest Over Marisa Nunez

Erica Farias outhustles Marisa Nuñez in a clinch-fest   SAN FERNANDO, Argentina.- In a dull fight marred by excessive holding, local icon Erica “La Pantera” Farias successfully defended her WBC super lightweight belt against Marisa Nuñez with a unanimous decision on Saturday night. Both fighters passed each other numerous times on the down slope towards […]

Erica Farias Fights Marisa Nunez

Hometown Favorite Erica Farias vs Marisa Nuñez   After a year of relative calm, some of Argentina’s biggest female boxing stars are coming back to full activity and gearing up for what looms as an even bigger year in 2017.   One of such fighters is super lightweight titlist Erica Farias, one of the hungriest […]

Christina Hammer Wins WBC Title and female fight news

Christina Hammer Wins WBC Title and Female Fight News   Christina Hammer added a second world title to her collection after defeating Kali Reis the WBC titlist in their middleweight unification clash last weekend. And with Claressa Shields entering the pro ranks suddenly the division looks appealing. Hammer (20-0, 9 Kos) now has the WBC […]

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 […]