Category Archives: Features

Hanna Gabriels and Rise to Championship Boxing and...

Hanna Gabriels Talks About Costa Rica, Claressa Shields, Three Minute Rounds and More   By Felipe Leon   For some fighters, their biggest battles are not fought in a boxing ring.  That is the case for current WBA super welterweight champion Hanna Gabriels (20-2-1, 11KO) of Costa Rica.  The 37-year-old mother of one survived sexual […]

Top Female Fighters Want Three-Minute Rounds

Three-Minute Rounds or Bust Say Top Female Fighters   By David A. Avila As female prizefighting re-emerges from coronavirus limbo a clarion call to make a change to three-minute rounds has been established by two of the sport’s top performers Claressa Shields and Seniesa Estrada. Otherwise known as the G.W.O.A.T. and Lil’ G.W.O.A.T. Shields and […]


Ewa Piatkowska: Poland’s Best Fighter

Ewa Piatkowska: Poland’s Best Fighter is Ready for America   By Felipe Leon   Despite tasting some success in their home country many fighters, male or female, always look towards the United States as the “Promised Land.”  That is no different for former WBC super welterweight champion Ewa Piatkowska (14-1, 4KO) of Poland.   “I […]


Las Vegas Boxing: Are There Enough Precautions?

Cautionary Tests Prove Vital for Mikaela Mayer in Las Vegas   By David A. Avila The coronavirus is real folks. It’s not a hoax, it’s not gone and it can infect even the healthiest of athletes. Mikaela Mayer the NABF super featherweight titlist was set to meet Helen Joseph on Tuesday at the MGM Grand […]


Boxing Returns to Japan in July

Boxing Returns to Japan in July; Top Fighters are Ready   By Yuriko Miyata   Since the JPBA Japan Professional Boxing Association and JBC Japan Boxing Commission decided to suspend shows at the end of February due to the COVID19 spread, boxing will resume with some conditions for safety: the events will be closed to […]

Mikaela Mayer and Helen Joseph are Anxious to Perf...

Mikaela Mayer and Helen Joseph Ready to Perform for the World   By David A. Avila Prizefighting returns to the boxing arena with top American super featherweight Mikaela Mayer tangling with the always dangerous Helen “Iron Lady” Joseph. Fans won’t be allowed to watch in person at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada on […]


Mexico’s Alejandra “Fenix” Ayala

Alejandra Ayala and Others Wait for Visas and Return to Normalcy   By David A. Avila Professional boxing has stirred from its slumber and promoters are scheduling fights but travel restrictions still remain internationally. Mexico’s Alejandra “Fenix” Ayala is one of thousands of fighters victimized by the travel restrictions and though normally based in Chicago […]


Best of the British Isles – Katie Taylor, Te...

Meet the Best Women Prizefighters from the British Isles   By David A. Avila Fighting in German arenas was the dream of every female boxer from Japan to Mexico for several decades. But in the past 10 years other countries the world over have joined the party to celebrate women’s prizefighting. Even a deadly virus […]


Marie Eve Dicaire: From Karate Girl to IBF Champio...

CANADA’S MARIE-EVE DICAIRE By Felipe Leon   As the sports world, and particularly boxing, looks for ways to get back to normal amid this pandemic, one of the most anticipated fights of the year is still looking for a date.  Without COVID-19, this past Saturday we would have witnessed the unification world title fight between […]


The Prizefighters Pound for Pound Best in Female B...

Female Pound for Pound Ratings 2020   By David A. Avila With the world of boxing ready to re-launch, it is time to re-establish the top prizefighters in the world. Most of the elite suffered postponements of one type or another and are eager to perform. From Asia to America fighters are seeking ways to […]