Category Archives: Features

Layla McCarter: Undefeated Last 13 Years

Layla McCarter: Seeks Katie Taylor or Jessica McCaskill Fight   By Felipe Leon   Besides 2020 being the year of Covid-19, many can say the year has also been of the female boxer.  One might argue the best fights for the majority of the year have been between women.  In mid-August we had a changing […]

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Top 30 Female Fighters Under 30 pt. II

Top 30 Female Fighters Under 30 Part II    By Felipe Leon   In part one we gave you the top 15 female fighters under 30 led by unified super welterweight champion Claressa Shields.  Here in part two, we give you the rest of the list you should keep an eye on because they are […]

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Top 30 Under 30 Female Prizefighters Pt. 1

Top 30 under 30 Female Prizefighters Part I By Felipe Leon   Female boxing in its present move is on the upswing. In this troubling year there is no denying some of the best fights we’ve seen behind closed doors have been with two women facing each other inside a ring.  There was a time one […]

Master Fighter Layla McCarter Analyzes Taylor and ...

Layla McCarter Analyzes Taylor and McCaskill Wins and More News   By David A. Avila Women’s prizefighting has entered a completely new realm – promoters with television or Internet streaming contracts are now signing female boxers. With it come new rules and requirements: some good and some not so good. One such requirement emerging is […]

IBF World Champion Yokasta Valle

Costa Rica’s Yokasta Valle Seeking More Titles   By Felipe Leon   For many if not all boxers born outside of the United States, the dream to fight in that country is a vivid one.  The promise of a purse containing dollars, more likely the biggest of their career, and the exposure from fighting in […]

Katie Taylor, Estrada and McCaskill Lead Tidal Wav...

Katie Taylor, Jessica McCaskill and Seniesa Estrada Lead Tidal Wave in 2020   By David A. Avila A tidal wave of women’s boxing has arrived in the summer of 2020. Led by England-based Matchroom Boxing, a bevy of marquee fight cards featuring elite female prizefighters hit the boxing scene these past weeks. They drowned the […]

Katie Taylor vs Delfine Persoon 2: the Breakdown

Katie Taylor vs Delfine Persoon II Analysis By Felipe Leon   Despite being in the middle of a life-threatening pandemic, the boxing Gods have aligned and given us history making female boxing contests two weekends in a row.   This Saturday night (afternoon in the United States), August 22nd, from the Matchroom Fight Camp in […]

Cecilia Braekhus vs Jessica McCaskill – the ...

Cecilia Braekhus vs Jessica McCaskill the Breakdown for Saturday Aug. 15 Clash   By Felipe Leon   This Saturday night the undefeated, unified and undisputed welterweight world champion Cecilia “First Lady” Braekhus (36-0, 9KO) will look to defend all her titles against the unified super lightweight champion Jessica “CasKilla” McCaskill (8-2, 3KO) in the featured […]

Terri Harper Facing Her Toughest Test in Natasha J...

Will Harper – Jonas be a Classic Battle or a Classic Blowout?   By Phil Woolever   Friday night’s intriguing clash between Terri Harper and Natasha Jonas at Matchroom’s Fight Camp in England could have all the ingredients of an instant classic.   Maybe.   Depending on how the overhead stars align at Brentwood, Essex, […]

Abel Sanchez Teaching Cecilia Braekhus “Mexi...

Abel Sanchez Talks About Preparing Cecilia Braekhus for Aug. 15   By Felipe Leon   Despite the leaps and bounds female boxing has made in recent years, there are still many veteran trainers all over the world who refuse to train a female fighter.  One that has come around is Abel Sanchez.  The recognized elite […]