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Tiara Brown vs Vanessa Bradford and More Female Fi...

Tiara Brown, Melissa St.Vil, Mikaela Mayer and More Fight News   By David A. Avila Several elite prize fights available for viewing highlight this week’s schedule. Not too long ago anyone interested in watching female prizefighting was out of luck. Television rarely showed the women for decades especially in the USA. That’s all changed. Here’s […]

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Jessica McCaskill, Adelaida Ruiz and More Female F...

Punching Preferred, Not Holding and Female Fight News   By David A. Avila A major world title fight saw Jessica “Kaskilla” McCaskill retain the WBC and WBA super lightweight world titles by majority decision against Argentina’s Erica Farias otherwise known as “La Pantera.” A more appropriate name would be “La Anaconda” Farias showed an overwhelming […]

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New World for Female Prizefighting and New Problem...

New World for Female Prizefighting   By David A. Avila Once upon a time very few boxing fans paid attention to the female prizefighter world and those that did, were labeled kooks. Those days are gone and female prize fights are being televised and streamed but there are changes that come with it. Important changes. […]

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Claressa Shields Speaks Out Officially on Cancella...

Official Statement by Claressa Shields   Posted by ThePrizefighters.com An official statement from Claressa Shields was sent to thePrizefighters.com and to other boxing media sites on Saturday afternoon. After the cataclysmic event that led to the cancellation of the long-awaited Shields versus Ivana Habazin super welterweight world title fight on Saturday Oct. 5, an e-mail […]

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Ewa Brodnicka Gets Unpopular Win Over Edith Matthy...

Ewa Brodnicka Wins Questionable Decision Over Edith Soledad Matthysse in Poland   By Phil Woolever   WBO super featherweight champion Ewa Brodnicka, 129, wore quite a revealing outfit to the weigh in for her well-publicized defense against Argentina’s Edith Soledad Matthysse, 127 3/4.   Brodnicka showed plenty of skin for the publicity cameras, but it […]

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Claressa Shields Fight Cancelled After Attack on I...

Claressa Shields vs. Ivana Habazin Cancelled After Attack on Trainer   By David A. Avila A sneak attack against Ivana Habazin’s trainer by an unknown assailant as Claressa Shields was about to weigh-in sent trainer James Ali Bashir to the hospital and scuttled the super welterweight championship fight. Today was supposed to be 24-year-old Shields […]

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Claressa Shields Chasing Legendary Status

Claressa Shields Chasing Legendary Status and More Female Fight News   By David A. Avila Take advantage and watch one of the most dynamic and influential prizefighters in the history of the sport when Claressa “T-Rex” Shields encounters Ivana Habazin for the vacant WBO super welterweight world title on Saturday. Fighters like Shields don’t come […]

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Networks Pushing Forward with Women’s Prizef...

DAZN, Showtime and Women’s Boxing and Female Fight News   By David A. Avila Three years have passed since female Olympians removed their head gear and obtained professional licenses. In 2016, former gold medalists Claressa Shields and Katie Taylor departed the amateur boxing world and entered the prize rings without skipping a beat. Women’s prizefighting […]

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Japan Reporting: Hanagata, Alarcon, Matsuda and Mo...

Victoriva 5 Showcase in Tokyo: Hanagata, Alarcon, Matsuda and More   By Yuriko Miyata   A vigorous promoting company DANGAN is doing a great job of running the all-women event “Victoriva”. The fifth version was held last Thursday at the boxing Mecca, Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.   In the main event, current IBF atomweight champion […]

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No Surrender in Female Boxing World – Serran...

No Surrender in Female Boxing World – Serrano, Hardy plus Claressa and Seniesa News   By David A. Avila If you watched the two world title fights this past weekend you saw a pair of electric performances. First, we saw Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano reclaim the WBO featherweight world title with a unanimous decision […]