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Amy Salinas vs Samantha Salazar in New Mexico

Amy “Picosita” Salinas vs. Samantha Salazar   By Felipe Leon   It would only be natural for you to box when your whole family does as well. For 18-year-old super flyweight Amy “Picosita” Salinas (2-0) of Las Cruces, New Mexico, it could have gotten a little bit more complicated but it only took a talk […]

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Blockbuster Female Fights: Suggestions by ThePrize...

Possible Female Fights for Second Half of 2019   By Felipe Leon   One can say the new wave of female boxing in the United States began in the late summer of 2016 when Heather Hardy’s win over Shelly Vincent was broadcast on NBC Sports.  Since then we have seen a resurgence of female boxing […]

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Franchon Crews-Dezurn Ready to Lead With Golden Bo...

Catching Up with Franchon Crews-Dezurn   By Felipe Leon   Despite female boxing really coming into its own in the last half-decade, it has taken the bigger promoters of the sport time to catch up.  Lou DiBella of DiBella Entertainment has been one that has believed in female fighting for quite some time, keeping a […]

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Mikaela Mayer vs Lizbeth Crespo in Las Vegas

Mikaela Mayer Targets World Titles, Lizbeth Crespo in the Way   By David A. Avila Mikaela Mayer always stands out. Years ago, an amateur tournament comprised of teams from different nations engaged in a high school gymnasium in Oxnard, Calif. Dozens of female boxers exchanged blows and showed off their technique. But it was difficult […]

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Seniesa Estrada Defends WBC Silver Title vs Gretch...

Seniesa Estrada: “I’m the Hardest Puncher in my Weight Class,”   By David A. Avila In the dimly lit streets of Hollywood a petite looking Seniesa Estrada will pass by people on the sidewalks of the film capitol. Some of the local wolves will notice and others will tilt their heads in recognition but fail […]

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Raquel Miller Ready for Erin Toughill in L.A.

Raquel ”Pretty Beast” Miller     By Felipe Leon   When you believe in yourself, nothing much can stop you and that belief can be contagious.  That is the feeling when you speak to or if you are lucky enough to be around undefeated middleweight contender Raquel “Pretty Beast” Miller (8-0, 3KO) of San Francisco, […]

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Lupita Martinez vs Kika Chavez in Mexico

Lupita Martinez vs Jessica “Kika” Chavez for WBC Super Fly Title   By Felipe Leon   There are two female fights in Mexican boxing lore by which all others are measured.  In 2011 Ana Maria “La Guerrera” Torres and Jackie “Princesa Azteca” Nava faced each in two epic wars televised at a national level in […]

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Meet Tiara Brown: Prizefighter and DC’s R...

Tiara “T Baby” Brown  is Both Featherweight Contender and Police Officer of the Year    By Felipe Leon   Who would have thought a baby named after a Duncan Hines cookie from the 80s would grow to be an extraordinary accomplished boxer as well as Washington D.C.’s Police Officer of the Year?   That is […]

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Montserrat Alarcon vs Nora Cardoza for WBA Title i...

Monserrat Alarcon vs Nora Cardoza   By Felipe Leon   All of a sudden the tiniest of weight classes in all professional boxing is heating up.  Last September in one of the best fights of 2018 Mexican Brenda “Bonita” Flores raged war against Louisa “Bang Bang Lulu” Hawton of Australia for the vacant WBC interim […]

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France’s Lethal Maiva Hamadouche

Maiva Hamadouche Could Be The Most Dangerous Fighter in Women’s Boxing   By Phil Woolever   Present days are probably the most opportune times yet for female boxers.   In this scenario specifically, women who currently campaign around the lightweight to welterweight divisions have a promising amount of talented, marketable potential opponents and a steadily […]