Category Archives: Features


Jessica McCaskill vs Erica Farias 2

WBC & WBA Titlist Jessica McCaskill Faces Argentina’s Erica Farias Again   By David A. Avila Chicago’s best Jessica “CasKilla” McCaskill looks to bring hometown fans another victory over Argentina’s mighty Erica Farias in defense of the super lightweight world titles. This time McCaskill (7-2, 3 KOs) walks into the boxing ring at Wintrust Arena […]


Battle of the Barbies: Mariana Juarez vs Carolina ...

Mariana “Barbie” Juarez vs Carolina “Barbie de Acero” Duer Preview   By Felipe Leon   With all the recent advances in female boxing, American toy manufacturer Mattel still has not released their Boxing Barbie.  No problem, this Saturday night from Fresnillo, Mexico, and live nationally by Mexican mega-channel Televisa we’ll see two in-the-flesh Barbies face […]


Mark Taffet’s Road to HBO, Boxing and Clares...

Mark Taffet; From Corn and Peas to Mayweather and Pacquiao   By Felipe Leon   Life can take you down many roads.   One day you are analyzing how well a particular brand of frozen peas are doing with housewives in a supermarket, another day you are in the thick of negotiations for the biggest […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

Raquel Miller

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, […]

Martinez and Chavez

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 […]