Category Archives: Features

A Boxing Christmas Wish List For 2021

Top Ten Fights for 2021   By Felipe Leon   2020 has been a difficult year for the whole world let alone the sport of boxing.  Despite the pandemic female boxing has thrived with major events and fighters getting much needed exposure on huge platforms like ESPN and DAZN.   Like the rest of the […]

Prizefighter of the Year – Jessica McCaskill...

Best in Prizefighting in 2020 – Jessica McCaskill and More   By David A. Avila It was a crazy year and despite the problems of the world some of the elite women prizefighters were able to share their talent. Here’s a look at some of those best moments. Prizefighter of the Year Jessica McCaskill When […]

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Mikaela Mayer Eager to Tame Super Featherweights T...

Mikaela Mayer wins WBO and Wants The Other Titles Too   By Felipe Leon   Halloween night in the United States is known for its parade of disguises, candy and parties but for undefeated super featherweight Mikaela Mayer it will forever be etched in her memories as the night she became a world champion.  That […]

Lupe Martinez Defends WBC Title vs Lourdes Juarez

Martinez vs Juarez in Super Flyweight Title Fight in Mexico   By Felipe Leon   In boxing many times you don’t get to choose your opportunity, you take what you can get.  That is exactly what happened to Lourdes “Pequeña Lulu” Juarez (30-2, 4KO) of Mexico City, Mexico.   Despite campaigning at the flyweight limit […]

Boxing Newcomer Out of the Catskills: Fei Faiva

Fresh Faces: Feifilimai Faiva   By Felipe Leon   Professional boxing is synonymous with sacrifice.  From the physical aspect, the early morning runs, the hours at the gym, the diet, all of it is a commitment many are not willing to make.  When pursuing your dreams there is also other sacrifices, like moving away from […]

Katie Taylor vs Miriam Gutierrez and Two Other Tit...

Katie Taylor and Company Lead Three World Title Fights in London   By David A. Avila An impressive boxing card led by undisputed lightweight champion Katie Taylor will be shown worldwide this weekend. Two other female world title fights headline the show. Ireland’s Taylor (16-0) faces off against Spain’s undefeated Miriam Gutierrez (13-0) at Wembley […]

Katharina Thanderz Ready for World Title Challenge

Katharina Thanderz Is Anxious for Mandatory Terri Harper Challenge   By Phil Woolever   Those who have watched WBC Interim super-featherweight titlist Katharina Thanderz in action understand that one of her strongest assets is consistency, in either keeping her guard up or maintaining an attack plan.   That consistency has kept her undefeated while leading […]

Mariana “Barbie” Juarez vs Yulihan Luna and More

Mariana “Barbie” Juarez vs Yulihan Luna Preview and Yesenia Gomez Too   By Felipe Leon   Despite the global pandemic, boxing is slowly but surely coming back to pre-Covid 19 action all over the world.  In Mexico, one of the superpowers of the sport, the return has been a bit slower than north of the […]

Marlen Esparza vs Sulem Urbina

Marlen Esparza vs Sulem Urbina in Battle of Flyweights   By Felipe Leon   Much in boxing is about timing.  From when to throw your jab to when to counter a left hook.  Outside of the ring it is no different.  Taking a fight at the wrong moment of a boxing career can change the […]

Chantelle Cameron vs Adriana Dos Santos Araujo

Chantelle Cameron vs Adriana Dos Santos Araujo on Sunday on DAZN   By David A. Avila After more than 10 years in boxing Chantelle Cameron has an eagerness to prove world title worthy and faces Brazil’s Adriana Dos Santos Araujo on Sunday. “I don’t think there’s going to be anyone that is as hungry as […]