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Japan’s Miyo Yoshida and Naoko Fujioka Comin...

Japan’s Best Female Fighters Yoshida and Fujioka are Ready to Compete Against the World   By David A. Avila (Photo by Al Applerose) Warrior cultures such as Japan’s and other countries with similar history seem to develop a taste for prizefighting even among the women. Despite a lack of interest by its own big sports […]

Ramla Ali Returns

Ramla Ali Returns to British Shores   By Lauren Rodriguez Undefeated Ramla Ali (5-0) returns to action and faces Augustin Belen (6-1) at the O2 Arena in London, England on Saturday July 9. Her adopted country will get their first glimpse of the former Olympian since she moved to the USA to learn a new […]

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Women’s Pound for Pound Rankings and More News

Best Fighters in the World Pound for Pound Are?   By David A. Avila (Image by Felipe Leon) We rarely do rankings more than twice a year for Pound for Pound ratings. Our rankings are based on one major comparison: who would beat who if they were all the same weight? The rankings are not […]

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Lure of Big Fights in America

Lure of Big Fights in America Brings Yokasta and Others    (Photo by Al Applerose) By David A. Avila A full circle has completed when it comes to female prizefighting in the United States of America. Fighters from around the world are headed to the US or America as most call it. The latest to […]

Most Avoided Fighter – Kenia Enriquez

Kenia Enriquez Forced to Move Up to Flyweight    By Felipe Leon   Boxing doesn’t wait for anybody.  Such is the case of former world champion Kenia Enriquez (23-1, 9KO) of Tijuana, Mexico. The 28-year-old last saw action in January of 2020 defending her interim WBC light flyweight title for the fourth time.  In the […]

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Looking Back at 2021 USA Amateur Boxing

A Review of USA Amateur Boxing in 2021   By Lupi Gutierrez As the world opened up after the Covid-19 lockdown, so did boxing. Here’s a rundown of the amateur boxing world in 2021. In the summer of 2021, with qualifiers being cancelled and the coronavirus still in wrecking mode, it was an incredibly windy […]

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Women’s Top 12 Pound for Pound in Boxing

  Pound for Pound Top 12 in Women’s Boxing and More News   By David A. Avila Women’s prizefighting took off in 2021. Many big fights took place and many former top-rated Pound for Pound tumbled out of the list and were replaced. Welcome to the new list of 2022. This is my personal list. […]

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ThePrizefighters.com’s Top 10 Fights in 2022

Top 10 Women Fights for 2022   By Felipe Leon With 2022 nearly upon us but a new variation of the virus knocking on the door, the future of boxing, as far as with fans, is a bit uncertain.  With that said, we must be optimistic so here is a list of the top 10 […]

Maria Santizo vs Seniesa Estrada

Maria Santizo Looking to Beat Seniesa Estrada   By Felipe Leon   The dream of every fighter around the world is to fight in the United States.  That dream will be a reality for Guatemala’s Maria Micheo Santizo this Saturday night when she puts up her undefeated record for a chance at a world title.  […]

Marlen Esparza vs Anabel Ortiz

Marlen Esparza vs Anabel Ortiz in San Antonio, Texas   By David A. Avila Marlen Esparza, world champion. It has a magical ring to it and though she’s accomplished incredible amateur success representing the USA, it’s even better boxing as a professional. “It’s been a lot more exciting, 1000 percent. Slower, but everything means a […]