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Fighter Viviane Obenauf in Swiss Jail

Europe Reporting: Boxing Contender Obenauf Reportedly Jailed in Switzerland for Husband’s Murder   By Phil Woolever Sadly, what was probably the worst news in women’s boxing during 2020 exploded a few weeks before what holiday fireworks remained and hit long darkened skies.   Just as the often disastrous calendar finally came to an end, a […]

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Franchon Crews-Dezurn, Yokasta Valle and Other Fig...

Franchon Crews-Dezurn Returns to Form and Other Female Fight News   By David A. Avila Welcome to the world of female prizefighting. A year ago, rumors of a deadly virus were emerging. It’s here and still doing damage worldwide. But the women continue to thrive slowly but steadily despite the cancellations and changes in protocol. […]

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Franchon Crews-Dezurn Hits Dallas

Franchon Crews-Dezurn Fights Ashleigh Curry on Saturday    By Felipe Leon   If somebody’s 2020 was rougher than most, at least in the world of female boxing, it has to be unified WBC and WBO super middleweight world champion Franchon Crews-Dezurn (6-1, 2KO).  Her year began on Friday, January 10th, in San Antonio, Texas, with […]

A Boxing Christmas Wish List For 2021

Top Ten Fights for 2021   By Felipe Leon   2020 has been a difficult year for the whole world let alone the sport of boxing.  Despite the pandemic female boxing has thrived with major events and fighters getting much needed exposure on huge platforms like ESPN and DAZN.   Like the rest of the […]

Prizefighter of the Year – Jessica McCaskill...

Best in Prizefighting in 2020 – Jessica McCaskill and More   By David A. Avila It was a crazy year and despite the problems of the world some of the elite women prizefighters were able to share their talent. Here’s a look at some of those best moments. Prizefighter of the Year Jessica McCaskill When […]

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Women’s Prizefighting -Good Bye 2020, Hello 2021

Women’s Prizefighting in Pandemic 2020 and More Fight News   By David A. Avila Great strides took place in women’s prizefighting despite a year of tremendous loss. A few of the best were able to showcase their skills and attitude that had remained under a cloak of neglect. Women prizefighters like Katie Taylor, Jessica McCaskill, […]

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Mikaela Mayer Eager to Tame Super Featherweights T...

Mikaela Mayer wins WBO and Wants The Other Titles Too   By Felipe Leon   Halloween night in the United States is known for its parade of disguises, candy and parties but for undefeated super featherweight Mikaela Mayer it will forever be etched in her memories as the night she became a world champion.  That […]

Clash of Titans Ends 2020: Serrano, Mrdjenovich, H...

Three Day Revelation: Serrano, Mrdjenovich, Hamadouche and Choi By David A. Avila Led by powerful Amanda Serrano a crew of featherweights and super featherweights showed off their stuff to end the year. It was a reminder of the talent spread all over the world. Serrano (39-1-1, 29 KOs) holds the WBO featherweight world title and […]

Tomoko Okuda Wins Super Flyweight World Title in J...

Tomoko Okuda Dethrones Miyo Yoshida to Win WBO Crown   By Yuriko Miyata   Bloody challenger Tomoko Okuda (7-2-2, 1KO) overcame WBO super flyweight queen Miyo Yoshida (14-2) by a unanimous technical decision last Sunday at Edion Arena, Osaka.   Okuda, an OPBF and Japan bantamweight champion, dropped Yoshida in the first round and led […]

Jelena Mrdjenovich Leads Busy World Title Fight We...

Jelena Mrdjenovich Leads Busy World Title Fight Weekend By David A. Avila Featherweights and super featherweight collide for world titles this week. Canada’s Jelena Mrdjenovich (40-10-2, 19 KOs) meets Paola Torres (12-4-1, 4 KOs) for the WBA featherweight world title at the Wild Card Boxing Gym parking lot in Los Angeles on Thursday Dec. 17. […]