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Kenia Enriquez Speaks Out, Layla McCarter and More

Kenia Enriquez and Layla McCarter Speak Out and Other Female Fight News   By David A. Avila Two of the best female prizefighters on the planet Kenia Enriquez and Layla McCarter share the same dilemma: both are shunned and avoided by world champions and top contenders. It says a lot about boxing sanctioning organizations such […]

Kenia Enriquez vs Chaoz Minowa and Female Fight Ne...

Kenia Enriquez: the Fighter Other Mexican Fighters Avoid   By David A. Avila In a country known for producing fearless warriors most Mexican female fighters shy away from facing Tijuana’s Kenia Enriquez. She’s Mexico’s most avoided warrior. Enriquez (22-1, 9 KOs) defends the interim WBC light flyweight title against Japan’s Chaoz Minowa (6-2, 5 KOs) […]

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Alejandra Jimenez Gets Split Decision Over Francho...

Mexico’s Alejandra “Tigre” Jimenez Wins WBC and WBO Super Middleweight Titles   By David A. Avila Looks can be deceiving or they can be telling. Mexico’s Alejandra Jimenez always rumbled forward and defeated Franchon Crews-Dezurn by split decision to take the WBC and WBO super middleweight titles on Saturday in San Antonio, Texas. Though it […]

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Claressa Shields Becomes Quickest to Win Third Div...

Claressa Shields Wins WBC and WBO Super Welterweight Titles in Atlantic City, Napoleon Loses   By David A. Avila Claressa “G.W.O.A.T.” Shields grabbed a record third division world title behind a relentless attack against Ivana Habazin to win the vacant WBO and WBC super welterweight world titles by unanimous decision on Friday. Oh, and she […]

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Roaring 20s Bring Shields, Napoleon and Crews-Dezu...

New Decade and New Expectations with Shields, Napoleon and Crews-Dezurn, plus more Female Fight News   By David A. Avila American stars kick off the new decade with Claressa Shields, Franchon Crews-Dezurn and Alicia Napoleon Espinosa headlining world title fights this weekend. Could this be the Roaring 20s for female prizefighting? Shields (9-0) seeks to […]

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Women’s Boxing’s Best Pound for Pound ...

Pound for Pound in 2019 and More News   By David A. Avila The end of a tumultuous and successful year 2019 in female prizefighting has arrived. Some fought less than expected and some fought more. Several weight divisions saw unification bouts take place with Claressa Shields becoming undisputed middleweight world champion and Katie Taylor […]

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Claressa Shields, Franchon Crews-Dezurn and Female...

Claressa Shields, Franchon Crews-Dezurn and Female Fight News   By David A. Avila Three years ago Claressa Shields and Franchon Crews-Dezurn met in the boxing ring unceremoniously at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Few paid attention to their clash that has become arguably the genesis for big time women’s prizefighting in the U.S.A. Decades […]

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Bermudez, Bopp and Baumgardner and Female Fight Ne...

Daniela Bermudez, Yesica Bopp and Alycia Baumgardner plus Female Fight News   By David A. Avila The world of female prizefighting has slowed a bit, but not by much. Several of the top fighters engaged in contests this past weekend. Argentina’s super talented Daniela Bermudez shook out whatever dust or rust against Marianela Ramirez, a […]

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Mexico’s Super Fly Champ Lupe Martinez Domin...

Martinez Defends WBC Super Fly Title for Fifth Time   By Felipe Leon   With a non-ceasing relentless attack Guadalupe “Lupita” Martinez (19-9, 6KO) defended her green and gold WBC super flyweight title with a dominating unanimous decision against the game but over-matched Debani Balderas (11-4-2, 3KO) of Monterrey, Mexico.   The scheduled 10 round […]

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Atomweights Hawton and Villalobos Show Off Firepow...

Atomweight Louisa Hawton Keeps Title and More Female Fight News   By David A. Avila For the second time in less than two months fighters from the lesser known weight divisions – in this case the atomweights – were showcased on the big stage. Again they were equal to the task. WBC interim atomweight titlist […]