Category Archives: News

Amanda Serrano and Stacked Show One Week Away in N...

New York Kind of Show at Madison Square Garden and More Boxing News   By David A. Avila Just over a week remains until a firestorm erupts in Manhattan as multiple world champions such as Amanda Serrano and Alycia Baumgardner arrive to showcase their fighting skills at Madison Square Garden. It’s the best-looking card in […]

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Another Look at Jessica Nery Plata and Kim Clavel&...

Nery Plata and Clavel Light Up Canada, Other Light Flyweight Contenders and More News   By David A. Avila (Photo by Kalkine Media) When Mexico’s Jessica Nery Plata and Canada’s Kim Clavel erupted for 10 rounds in a ferocious struggle this past weekend, it put the exclamation point on a division that often gets overlooked. […]

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Jessica Nery Plata Defeats Kim Clavel in Canada

Mexico’s Jessica Nery Plata Wins Fierce Battle Over Kim Clavel for WBA, WBC Light Fly Titles   By David A. Avila (Photo by Lupi Gutierrez) Mexico’s Jessica Nery Playa used her height and reach to defeat Canada’s Kim Clavel in a blistering back and forth unification match between light flyweight world titlists on Friday. It […]

Jessica Nery Plata vs Kim Clavel and More

Kim Clavel vs Jessica Nery Plata, Under the Radar Fighters and More News    By David A. Avila Exposure remains key for any prizefighter whether it’s woman or man in the world of professional boxing. Even world champions lack visibility. Canada’s Kim Clavel may be known in her home country but worldwide, she still lacks […]

Will 2023 Be a Mega Year for Franchon Crews-Dezurn...

Franchon Crews-Dezurn and Other Champion Fighters Looking Forward to 2023   By David A. Avila (Photo by J.P. Yim) After a sizzling 2022 that saw women’s boxing reach epic proportions with sold out arenas and televised events surpassing 1 million viewers, expect an even greater 2023. Here is a baker’s dozen of the best and […]

Fighter of the Year 2022: Alycia Baumgardner

Alycia Baumgardner is Fighter of the Year 2022, Plus Other Awards and News.   By David A. Avila Every year it gets more difficult to choose the fighter whose performance outdoes all others over a 12-month period. And this year was even more difficult with many world titlists eager to battle each other to claim […]

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The Return of Cecilia Braekhus and More Fight News

Cecilia Braekhus Returns, Sulem Urbina in NYC and More News    By David A. Avila (Photo by Al Applerose) After 21 months away from the prize ring Cecilia Braekhus, the Norwegian queen of boxing, returned to reclaim her former sizzle and status as one of the best female fighters in the world. It started in […]

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Another Look at Ebanie Bridges and More News

Looking Back at Ebanie “Blonde Bomber” Bridges and More Fight News   By David A. Avila (Photo by Al Applerose) IBF bantamweight champion Ebanie “Blonde Bomber” Bridges’ win could lead to more exciting match ups in 2023 for 118-pounders. It’s one of the more loaded weight divisions in the sport. Just across the channel in […]

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IBF Champ Ebanie Bridges KOs Shannon O’Connell

Ebanie Bridges Blasts Out Shannon O’Connell in Battle of Aussies   By David A. Avila In the battle between Aussies, Ebanie Bridges survived a big hit from Shannon “Shotgun” O’Connell in the opening round and stopped the challenger by technical knockout late in the match to retain the IBF bantamweight title on Saturday. It wasn’t […]

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Ebanie Bridges vs Shannon O’Connell and More

Battle of Aussies Ebanie Bridges vs Shannon O’Connell in England and More News   By David A. Avila Two dynamic Australian fighters tangle in England as IBF bantamweight titlist Ebanie Bridges defends against fellow Aussie Shannon O’Connell. “It’s the biggest woman’s fight in Australian history,” said Bridges. One represents the new wave of women’s prizefighting […]