Category Archives: boxing



Skye Nicolson Report Card from Las Vegas

Skye Nicolson Report Card from Las Vegas and More News and Notes   By David A. Avila Australia’s ultra-athletic Skye Nicolson easily defeated Denmark’s Sarah Mahfoud to claim the WBC featherweight world title in a scarcely populated Las Vegas hotel setting. “I know this is the first of many – and there will be many […]


Next Seniesa Estrada and Yokasta Valle Should Be T...

If Seniesa Estrada Fights Yokasta Valle Again, Make it 12 Three-Minute Rounds   By David A. Avila Fans gathered from throughout the southwest and beyond to witness Seniesa “Super Bad” Estrada and Yokasta Valle battle for the undisputed minimumweight world championship in Glendale, Arizona. It was like watching two furious tornados erupt with speed and […]


Seniesa Estrada Defeats Yokasta Valle

Seniesa Estrada Battles to Win Over Yokasta Valle to Become Undisputed Champion    By David A. Avila GLENDALE, Az.-East L.A.’s Seniesa “Super Bad” Estrada used high-caliber defense and unorthodox offense to destabilize the superb athleticism of Costa Rica’s Yokasta Valle and walk away the undisputed minimumweight world champion on Friday. It’s a title that no […]


Seniesa Estrada vs Yokasta Valle For Undisputed an...

Mini Champs Seniesa Estrada and Yokasta Valle Battle for Big Bucks and Undisputed Championship    By David A. Avila It’s taken 20 years for female prizefighters in the smaller divisions to arrive at this historical moment. World titlists Seniesa “Super Bad” Estrada and Yokasta Valle become not only the first to battle for undisputed minimumweight […]


Sandy Ryan TKOS Terri Harper

WBO Titlist Sandy Ryan Pummels Terri Harper in Battle Between British Champs   By David A. Avila WBO welterweight titlist Sandy Ryan won the battle between British champions with a pile-driving stoppage of Terri Harper who dropped down a weight division but was unable to compete on Saturday in England. Harper, 27, the WBA and […]

Sandy Ryan vs Terri Harper

Sandy Ryan and Terri Harper Battle in England and More News   By David A. Avila Two of Great Britain’s most renowned champions battle each other as Sandy Ryan and Terri Harper meet this weekend in England. No longer do champions need a couple dozen fights on their resume to engage in world championship aspirations. […]


Yokasta Valle Eager for Undisputed Title Challenge

Yokasta Valle Eager to Fight Seniesa Estrada and More News   (Photo by Al Applerose) By David A. Avila Whether running up the volcanic mountains of Costa Rica or scaling the Hollywood Hills, three-division world champion Yokasta Valle wants to conquer. It’s what she does. And now that Yokasta’s sister Naomy Valle has become a […]


Seniesa “Super Bad” Estrada Unchained

Seniesa Estrada Unchained, Most Valuable Promotions, Miyo Yoshida and More News   (Photo by JP Yim) By David A. Avila When Seniesa “Super Bad’ Estrada injured an arm while defending her world titles, it took away the ability to prepare for the biggest fight of her life. For about a minute. She soon adapted and […]

Amanda Serrano vs Nina Meinke and More

Amanda Serrano vs Nina Meinke in Puerto Rico and More News   By David A. Avila Suddenly, Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano has become the face of women’s boxing. While others have departed for other combat sports, or quietly engaged in pivotal battles but remain as silent as a monk, Serrano has risen to the […]

Denmark’s Dina Thorslund Ready for Battle

Denmark’s Dina Thorslund and Argentina’s Clara Lescurat in Title Fights and More News    By David A. Avila Two world title fights of significance take place in different continents as Denmark’s Dina Thorslund defends two bantamweight titles and Clara Lescurat guards a super flyweight title this week in Argentina. Both fights should be telling. Thorslund […]