Category Archives: Features

Japan’s World Champions Naoko Fujioka and Mi...

Japanese Fighters Arrive in Southern California to Test Waters    By Felipe Leon   Earlier this week as the sun was setting to the west of Los Angeles, a plane was landing from the East.  Traveling in it were the current WBA female flyweight champion Naoko Fujioka (18-2-1, 7KO), arguably the best Japanese fighter of […]

Poland’s Ewa Piatkowska Eager to Try All Sup...

POLISH CHAMPION EWA PIATKOWSKA EAGER TO MAKE HER U.S.A. DEBUT   By David A. Avila Former super welterweight titlist Ewa Piatkowska seeks to fight in the USA and doesn’t care who she fights as long as it’s in her proper weight class, the 140-pound super lightweight division. During the past five years Piatkowska, who lives […]

Mary McGee Defends Title on Loaded Female Card in ...

Mary McGee Leads Female Dominated Card in Indiana   By David A. Avila An impressive roster of top female prizefighters including IBF super lightweight titlist Mary McGee descends on the state of Indiana. It’s been years since a female dominated fight card equaled this. McGee (26-3, 14 KOs) defends the IBF title in a 10 […]

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WBC’s Eva Wahlstrom vs IBO’s Terri Harper

Wahlstrom Faces Big Challenge From Harper   By Phil Woolever   When Finland’s Eva Wahlstrom defends her WBC super featherweight championship against rising British star Terri “Belter” Harper it shapes up as a classic case of both experience versus youth and acquired wisdom versus raw power.   It will be little surprise if the ladies […]

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Sulem Urbina’s American Journey Begins Thursday

Sulem Urbina Fights Noemi Bosques at Fantasy Springs in Indio   By Felipe Leon   When one door closes, another one opens.  Nothing could be truer for up-and-coming flyweight prospect Sulem Urbina (11-0, 2KO) of Phoenix, Arizona by way of Hermosillo, Mexico.  Last year after defeating veteran Judith Rodriguez in Tijuana, Mexico, live on DAZN, […]

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East L.A’s Seniesa Estrada Hungers for More ...

Seniesa Estrada Interview   By Felipe Leon   Current interim WBA flyweight and WBC Silver light flyweight champion Seniesa “Super Bad” Estrada (18-0, 7KO) is living on a high right now.  The 27-year-old from East L.A., California, is undefeated with a major promotor behind her, an experienced team beside her and holds two different titles.  […]

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Can 2020 Match 2019 for 10 Great Moments in Female...

Can 2020 Match 2019 for 10 Great Moments in Female Prizefighting The 10 Most Game-Changing Fights of 2019   By Felipe Leon   Last year followed the trend of the last half-decade as a solid one with good if not great fights in women’s boxing.  Little by little the sport is gaining ground not only […]

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Franchon Crews-Dezurn vs Alejandra Jimenez

Franchon Crews-Dezurn Eager to Tame Alejandra “Tigre” Jimenez   By David A. Avila Few endure for long the hidden potholes and unforeseen roadblocks the life of a female prizefighter can produce. Franchon Crews-Dezurn learned early in boxing to forsake wheels and put on tracks like a Sherman Tank. Now she’s rolling. Crews-Dezurn (6-1, 2 KOs) […]

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Female Boxing Messiah: Claressa Shields Ready for ...

Claressa Shields Ready to Lead Female Fight Game   By David A. Avila Meet the messiah of women’s boxing. Three years ago Claressa Shields arrived with a bag full of gold medals, 168 pounds worth of confidence and bewildering fighting skills never seen before in female prizefighting. The scary part for future foes is at […]

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Female Boxing Wish List Pt. II – Lulu, Maria...

Female Boxing Wish List for 2020 Part II   By Felipe Leon   There is no denying female boxing is on an upswing.  Some might say a new golden era.  There is no indication of the bubble bursting any time soon with new ways to watch and follow the sport with applications like DAZN and […]