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Chantelle Cameron vs Mary McGee in London and More

Super lightweights Battle in England, Mexicans Clash and More   By David A. Avila Two Americans hold super lightweight world titles and one British fighter Chantelle Cameron aims to topple their hold. Can she do it? WBC titlist Cameron (14-0, 8 KOs) has homefield advantage on Saturday when she meets IBF titlist Mary McGee (27-3, […]

Vietnam’s Thi Thu Nguyen Dethrones Etsuko Ta...

Thi Thu Nguyen beats Japan’s Estuko Tada to Be Vietnam’s First Champion   By Yuriko Miyata   History has been written as top contender Thi Thu Nhi Nguyen (5-0, 1KO) edged the champion Etsuko Tada (20-4-3, 7KOs) by decision to snatch her WBO minimumweight title in a 10-rounds scheduled contest at Wadong Gymnasium, in Ansan, […]

Savannah Marshall, Kenia Enriquez and More

Savannah Marshall Wins, Kenia Enriquez Waits and More News and Notes   By David A. Avila Stage one of the epic showdown between the two top fighters above super welterweight took place this past weekend with Savannah Marshall blowing out unknown and untried Lolita Muzeya in two rounds in England. The second stage toward the […]

Jamie Mitchell Enters Bantamweight Elite and More ...

Jamie Mitchell Enters Bantamweight Elite and More News By David A. Avila American bantamweight Jamie Mitchell became the newest addition to the world class prizefighters with a convincing majority decision win over England’s Shannon Courtenay. One judge’s mistaken scorecard cannot detract from a performance witnessed by millions. Courtenay, though overweight, was never out of the […]

Jaime Mitchell Wins WBA Bantamweight Title

Jaime Mitchell Wins WBA Bantamweight Title in Liverpool, England   By David A. Avila America’s Jamie Mitchell wasted no time in setting a fast pace and outworking Shannon Courtenay to take the WBA bantamweight world title by majority decision in Liverpool, England on Saturday. One day after losing the title on the scale, Courtenay (7-2, […]

Yokasta Valle Seeking Unification Fights and More

Costa Rica’s Yokasta Valle Visits Southern California   By Felipe Leon   Female fighters like Yokasta Valle and others don’t make as much money as their male counterparts so they improvise:   Jackie Nava is an architect and former Mexican senator. Tiara Brown is a former police officer in Washington DC. Yesica Bopp is a […]

Shannon Courtenay vs Jamie Mitchell and More News

Bantamweight Battle: Shannon Courtenay Defends WBA  Title vs Jamie Mitchell and More    By David A. Avila Ever since Shannon Courtenay cracked into the land of the world champions with a lethal right cross a year ago, the bantamweight from England has opened eyes with a swagger and a curtsey. No backward steps for this […]

Women’s Boxing Headlines Southern California Card

Return of Women’s Boxing in Southern California   By David A. Avila Adelaida “La Cobra” Ruiz led the return of the smaller fight shows in Southern California last weekend and was rewarded with a super flyweight title. After 18 months of waiting to re-enter the prize ring due to the pandemic that paralyzed live boxing […]

Adelaida “La Cobra” Ruiz Kos Way to Ti...

Adelaida Ruiz vs Nancy Franco Fight Results and Maricela Cornejo Wins Too   By Felipe Leon   PICO RIVERA, Ca.-In front of slightly over 1,400 local rabid fans at the quaint Pico Rivera Sports Arena, Adelaida “La Cobra” Ruiz (10-0-1, 5KO) captured the vacant WBC Silver super flyweight title stopping veteran Nancy “La Chatita” Franco […]

WBA Champ Hyun Mi Choi and More News

WBA Champ Hyun Mi Choi Wins Again and More News and Results By David A. Avila WBA super featherweight titlist Hyun Mi Choi added another notch to her belt with a technical knockout win over challenger Simone Aparecido da Silva over the weekend in South Korea. Choi, 30, remains in place as one of the challengers […]