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Featherweight Ellie Scotney and More Female Fight ...

Featherweight Sensation Ellie Scotney, Network Attention and More Fight News   By David A. Avila England unveiled featherweight prizefighter Ellie Scotney the former amateur standout who decided to go pro when the Tokyo Olympics were postponed. She looked pretty impressive. Scotney signed a long-term contract with Matchroom Boxing and should benefit with the international exposure […]

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Women’s Boxing Hall of Fame Nominees for 2021

International Boxing Hall of Fame Women Nominees 2021   By Felipe Leon   In the United States the popularity of professional female boxing comes in waves.  In the 90s we had Christy Martin on the cover of Sports Illustrated and Mia St. John as a centerfold in Playboy magazine while other women made their name […]

Savannah Marshall vs Hannah Rankin is Canceled

Savannah Marshall vs Hannah Rankin World Title Fight Canceled   By David A. Avila Savannah Marshall’s fight with Hannah Rankin this Saturday has been canceled. A positive Covid-19 test from Marshall’s trainer Peter Fury resulted in the cancellation and a 14-day quarantine for their entire team. It was a big blow for fans of female […]

Chantelle Cameron Enters Elite Fold and More News

Chantelle Cameron Enters Elite Fold With WBC Super lightweight Title and More News   By David A. Avila Chantelle Cameron breezed by an over-weight Adriana Dos Santos Araujo to grab the vacant WBC super lightweight world title by unanimous decision. The English fighter becomes the second female from her country to hold a world title. […]

Chantelle Cameron vs Adriana Dos Santos Araujo

Chantelle Cameron vs Adriana Dos Santos Araujo on Sunday on DAZN   By David A. Avila After more than 10 years in boxing Chantelle Cameron has an eagerness to prove world title worthy and faces Brazil’s Adriana Dos Santos Araujo on Sunday. “I don’t think there’s going to be anyone that is as hungry as […]

Dina Thorslund and World of Super Bantamweights

Dina Thorslund Wins Super Bantamweight Fight; What’s Next for Division?   By David A. Avila Super bantamweights where have you been? Denmark’s Dina Thorslund successfully defended the WBO super bantamweight world title with a solid victory over Serbian veteran Nina Radovanovic. It was the blonde bomber’s third title defense in two years. With fans now […]

WBO Champ Dina Thorslund vs Nina Radovanovic

Dina Thorslund Defends WBO Super Bantam Title against Radovanovic in Denmark   By Phil Woolever   While many fighters, fans, and promoters in the USA are still dealing with strict audience restrictions due to the Covid19 pandemic, more and more countries around the world have begun hosting live fight audiences of varying social distance sizes […]

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Layla McCarter Seeks Kali Reis Title Fight

Layla McCarter Answers Call to Fight Kali Reis, Awaits Response   By David A. Avila An open call for someone to fight Kali Reis for a vacant world title was made and immediately answered by Layla McCarter, one of the best in the world at any weight. “I saw on social media a challenge to […]

Women’s Boxing Needs Transparency

Women’s Boxing Needs Transparency, No More Secrets   By David A. Avila VADA announced last week that Katie Taylor and Delfine Persoon both passed their testing before and after their riveting lightweight battle on August 22, and no illegal drugs were detected in their bodies. It was a million-dollar fight and worth every penny. However, […]

Layla McCarter: Undefeated Last 13 Years

Layla McCarter: Seeks Katie Taylor or Jessica McCaskill Fight   By Felipe Leon   Besides 2020 being the year of Covid-19, many can say the year has also been of the female boxer.  One might argue the best fights for the majority of the year have been between women.  In mid-August we had a changing […]