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Mikaela Mayer vs. Helen Joseph in Las Vegas

TV Main Event: Mikaela Mayer versus Helen Joseph   By David A. Avila Three times is the charm for Mikaela Mayer. Southern California native Mayer (12-0, 5 KOs) enters the prize ring as the main event on Tuesday July 14, when she meets Nigeria’s Helen Joseph (17-4-2, 10 KOs) at the MGM Grand bubble in […]

Katie Taylor and Delfine Persoon: Reload

Its Katie Taylor vs Delfine Persoon 2   By David A. Avila Summer is getting blue hot. Undisputed lightweight champion Katie Taylor and former champion Delfine Persoon will clash again in a rematch of one of the fiercest fights seen in years. It also includes VADA testing. “I’ve been looking forward to a rematch ever […]

Tijuana’s Jackie Nava Wins in Mexico City

Jackie Nava vs. Estrella Valverde Results   By Felipe Leon   From a sterile TV studio in Mexico City female boxing saw its return in the western hemisphere on Saturday during the Covid-19 pandemic with veteran Mexican superstar Jackie Nava (35-4-4-1NC, 16KO) easily defeating Estrella “Chacala” Valverde (18-6-2-1NC, 3KO) via an uneventful unanimous decision.   […]

Team Amanda Serrano Answers Back

Team Amanda Serrano Answers Back on Matchroom Boxing’s Demand of $10 Gs   By David A. Avila Cursed from the beginning the Amanda Serrano and Katie Taylor fight has been riddled with cancellations, postponements and accusations due to unforeseen changes including the worldwide pandemic because of Covid-19. Now, Eddie Hearn of Matchboxing which is contracted […]

It’s Official: Cecilia Braekhus vs. Jessica ...

Finally Official: Cecilia Braekhus versus Jessica McCaskill in August   By David A. Avila and Felipe Leon A fuse has been lit for one of the most explosive fights of the year as welterweight champion Cecilia “First Lady” Braekhus meets super lightweight champion Jessica “CasKilla” McCaskill for the welterweight title later this summer. It just […]

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No Pay Cut for Amanda Serrano and More News

Why Amanda Serrano Refused the Fight and More Female Fight News   By David A. Avila A jump start of women’s prizefighting recently took place though not on television as female boxers clashed in Europe. But the big news was the announcement that the most anticipated female fight of the year was not going to […]

Mikaela Mayer: Journey into the Pandemic and More

Mikaela Mayer : Journey into the Pandemic and More   By Felipe Leon     Mikaela Mayer had a rollercoaster year that could lead to establishing new protocols for Covid-19 testing in the world of prizefighting.   It has been a difficult 2020 for super featherweight title contender Mayer.  The undefeated fighter was scheduled to […]

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Light Flyweights, Claressa and Tiara

Looking at the Light Flyweights and Claressa Gets B.E.T. Nomination   By David A. Avila Light flyweights are like a drop of nitroglycerine; tiny but dangerous. One of the most overlooked weight divisions has to be the tiny light flyweights who soaking wet step on scales weighing under 108 pounds. Usually they can and do […]

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Mikaela Mayer Talks About Missed Las Vegas Fight

Mikaela Mayer Derailed by Virus and Protocol   By David A. Avila While prizefighting returned with a bang to Las Vegas, sitting at home was Mikaela Mayer wondering what if things were different. Mayer was set to face talented Helen Joseph in a 10 round clash at the MGM Grand in the co-main event on […]

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Coronavirus KOs Mikaela Mayer Fight

Mikaela Mayer Positive for Covid-19   By Felipe Leon   Female boxing has suffered a major setback.  Undefeated lightweight Mikaela Mayer (12-0, 5KO) announced just days before her scheduled semi-main event bout against Helen Joseph (17-4-2, 10KO) this upcoming Tuesday, June 9th, that she has tested positive for Covid-19.   In a statement posted on […]