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World is Watching Claressa Shields vs Christina Ha...

A World Awaits Claressa Shields vs Christina Hammer for Undisputed Championship   By David A. Avila America’s Claressa Shields appeared on the prizefighting scene like a cyclone tearing down everything in her path including the old guard in a mere three years. Germany’s Christina Hammer entered the professional ranks almost in secret and has been […]


Odds From the Eurozone – Shields vs Hammer

Claressa Shields – Christina Hammer : Unofficial Final Odds from the Eurozone   By Phil Woolever     There’s an old school Vegas line of thought that professes someone should never bet on a boxing match until they’ve seen the weigh-in.   Now that the ladies have officially hit the scales, with Shields weighing in […]


Mexico’s Arely Mucino vs Venezuela’s Y...

Arely Muciño vs Yairineth Altuve for WBO Flyweight Title   By Felipe Leon   Sometimes a tragedy can be a blessing in disguise.  Two months ago current WBO flyweight champion Arely Muciño of Monterrey, Mexico, was gearing up to travel to England to defend her title against Olympian Nicola Adams.  Despite being a pro for […]


Greatest Female Fights in Last 25 Years Shares A Few of the Greatest Female Fights in Last 25 Years   By David A. Avila With Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer poised to clash on Saturday in an epic middleweight showdown, here are a few dazzling female fights to compare. Over the decades many battles between female prizefighters took place. Many of […]


Will Shields vs. Hammer Justify the Hype and Advan...

At long last, the (mostly) undisputed Biggest Women’s Boxing Match Ever is here. Now all that remains is for the two undefeated principals — who see themselves as fighting not only to advance their own level of stardom but for the higher purpose of benefitting their gender in a sport long dominated by men — […]


Claressa Shields Says Christina Hammer Won’t...

Claressa Shields vs Christina Hammer   By Felipe Leon   Although many believe the best recent year in professional female boxing was in 2017 when the sport exploded on U.S. airwaves or at least much more than in the ten years before, 2019 brings us the first truly mega fight of the sport.   On […]


Diana Fernandez vs Kandy Sandoval in Mexico

Diana Fernandez vs Kandy Sandoval in Juarez, Mexico for WBC International Title   By Felipe Leon   As veteran Mexican women fighters such as Mariana Juarez, Jackie Nava, Jessica Chavez and Ibeth Zamora among others get a bit older, a new generation of Aztec female warriors are beginning to make a name for themselves.  One […]

Katie Taylor, Rose & Eddie

Katie Taylor vs Rose Volante in Clash of Unbeaten

Ireland’s Katie Taylor and Brazil’s Rose Volante In Clash of Champions   By David A. Avila Finally we get a true marquee fight for Ireland’s Katie Taylor. As female prizefighting struggles to gain a footing on television and streaming devices, this fight marks an important moment. It’s a real fight not a showcase. The undefeated […]

Juarez vs Flores

Lourdes Juarez vs Leiryn Flores in Mexico City

Lourdes “Pequeña Lulu” Juarez vs Leiryn “La China” Flores in Mexico City   By Felipe Leon   It must be difficult for the 32-year-old Lourdes “Pequeña Lulu” Juarez (26-2, 3KO) to visit the home of her older sister, the legendary Mariana “Barbie” Juarez.  It would be assumed Mariana has predominately displayed in her home the […]

Plata v Garcia

Jessica Nery Plata vs Alondra Garcia in WBA Title ...

Jessica Nery Plata vs Alondra Garcia in Guadalajara   By Felipe Leon   This Saturday night while Lourdes “Pequeña Lulu” Juarez, younger sister of the legendary Mariana “Barbie” Juarez, looks to give Venezuela’s Leiryn Flores her first loss and get a step closer to a world title on Televisa, on competing network Azteca a world […]