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Female Boxing’s Pound for Pound Best Fighters

Best Female Pound for Pound Fighters and More News   By David A. Avila This has been one of the best years in professional boxing for not just women, but men as well. Women’s prizefighting pulled the rest of the boxing world into its current flow like Aaron Judge pulls the Yankees into contention. Without […]

Japan’s Mizuki Hiruta vs Casey Morton

Japan’s Mizuki Hiruta Ready to Defend WBO Title on Tuesday in Tokyo   By Yuriko Miyata Japan’s new front runner Mizuki Hiruta is defending her WBO super flyweight title against Hawaiian veteran Casey Morton (11-3-3, 3KOs) in a 10 round bout at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo on June 13th. It is a mandatory fight for the […]


Amanda Serrano vs Erika Cruz at Madison Square Gar...

The Amanda Serrano Era Resumes on Saturday    By David A. Avila (Photo by Lewis Ward/Matchroom Boxing) Amanda Serrano continues to build an unprecedented journey of formidable accomplishments that no one can duplicate again. Already the Empire State Building next door seems puny next to her resume. Serrano, 34, the Puerto Rican fighter from Brooklyn, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]