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Jelena Mrdjenovich vs Erika Cruz and More Fight Ne...

Clash of the Featherweights at West Point and More Fight News   By David A. Avila That swelling wave of women prizefighters continues to grow larger and more visible. WBA featherweight titlist Jelena Mrdjenovich defends against Mexico’s Erika Cruz in the main event on Thursday April 22, at West Point, New York. The Ring City […]

Japan Reporting: Tsunami Tenkai Retains WBO Light ...

Tsunami Tenkai Remains WBO Light Flyweight Champ in Osaka, Japan   By Yuriko Miyata Despite three shutout scorecards WBO light flyweight champion Tsunami Tenkai was not a happy fighter following a third defense of the world title. One week ago in Osaka, Japan, Tenkai(27-12-1, 16KOs)handily defeated Shione Ogata (11-7-1, 3 KOs) by unanimous decision after […]

Shannon Courtenay, Bridges, McCarter and More Figh...

Bantamweight Thunder, Layla McCarter and More Female Fight News   By David A. Avila Beware of the unknown in the prizefighting world. It’s a lesson many fail to remember. England’s Shannon Courtenay (7-1) took the vacant WBA bantamweight world title by unanimous decision, but it was Australia’s Ebanie Bridges (5-1) who took the hearts of […]

Layla McCarter Headlines Dubai Fight Card on Satur...

Layla McCarter in Dubai Fight Card and More News   By David A. Avila The longest member of the elite pound for pound club, the “Amazing” Layla McCarter headlines a fight card in the Middle East while two world title clashes take place in England this weekend. All will be streamed. McCarter (44-13-5, 11 KOs) […]

Amanda Serrano Victory Caps International Women...

Amanda Serrano and Others Led Most Successful Month for American Boxing   By David A. Avila When Amanda Serrano ended her battle of pound for pound fighters with a flourishing knockout of talented Daniela Bermudez, it capped perhaps the greatest month of women’s boxing ever seen by American audiences. March 2021 was declared International Women’s […]

Amanda Serrano Dominates and KOs Daniela Bermudez

Amanda Serrano Dominates and KOs Daniela Bermudez  in Puerto Rico By David A. Avila Amid a beautiful beachfront setting Amanda Serrano made sure it was no paradise for Daniela Bermudez and stopped her by knockout in a battle between top pound for pound fighters on Thursday. “We knew she was tough. She’s Latina. She’s from […]

Amanda Serrano vs Daniela Bermudez : Battle of Pou...

Amanda Serrano vs Daniela Bermudez in PR and More Fight News   By David A. Avila Always looking for challenges Amanda “Real Deal” Serrano got her wish and faces fellow pound for pound fighter Daniela “La Bonita” Bermudez for the WBO and WBC featherweight world titles. More than that. They’re fighting for bragging rights to […]

Mexico Reporting: Jackie Nava Wins; Adelaida Ruiz ...

Jackie Nava Beats Fernandez in Tijuana; Ruiz and Osorio Fight a Technical Draw in Nuevo Vallarta   By Felipe Leon Age is meaningless as long as you are winning.  That seems to be the case for 40-year-old Jackie “Aztec Princess” Nava (37-4-4, 16KO) continues to easily defeat opponents much younger than herself.  This past Saturday […]

East L.A.’s Seniesa Estrada Wins WBA World Title

Seniesa Estrada Storms Past Anabel Ortiz to Grab WBA Title   By David A. Avila After 10 years of waiting her turn, East L.A.’s Seniesa” Super Bad” Estrada got her chance and charged past Mexico’s Anabel “La Avispa” Ortiz with a near shut out performance to take the WBA minimum weight world title by unanimous […]

Japan Reporting: IBF Atomweight Champ Hanagata and...

Saemi Hanagata and Eri Matsuda Battle to a Draw in Tokyo; champ retires   By Yuriko Miyata Nothing is better for a world champion than completing their career on the throne. IBF atomweight champion Saemi Hanagata has just made it. Hanagata (16-7-5, 7KOs) retained her title for the second time by a majority draw (93-97, […]