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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 […]

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Tiara Brown Defends NABO Title in Virginia

Tiara Brown Defends NABO Featherweight title in Virginia on Saturday   By David A. Avila Tiara Brown will indeed fight as the main event and will be facing Simone Aparecida Da Silva in defense of the NABO super featherweight title it was announced Wednesday. Washington D.C.’s Brown (9-0, 6 KOs) will be defending the NABO […]

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Bang Bang Hawton vs Lorraine Villalobos and More F...

Lulu “Bang, Bang” Hawton and Lorraine Villalobos Meet Again   By David A. Avila Two title fights in the super lightweight and mini-flyweight divisions take place in New York two days apart this week. Both are expected to be streamed. Argentina’s Ana Laura Esteche (14-5-3) arrives to face Indiana’s Mary McGee (25-3) in a 10-round […]

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Cecilia Braekhus Wins in Monte Carlo

Welterweight Champion Cecilia Braekhus Batters Argentina’s Bustos in Monte Carlo   By David A. Avila Cecilia Braekhus returned to world competition with a new trainer, new promoter and new attitude and dominated Argentina’s Victoria Bustos to retain the welterweight world championship on Saturday. “Now I’m back in business,” said Braekhus. Norway’s Braekhus (36-0, 9 KOs) […]

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Cecilia Braekhus Back in the Fight and More News

Cecilia Braekhus Back in the Fight in Monaco and More Female Fight News   By David A. Avila Almost a year has passed since welterweight world champion Cecilia Braekhus performed on a cold December night that ended television network HBO’s last involvement with the world of prizefighting. It took the Norwegian months to find a […]

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Changing of the Guard in Mexico: Diana Fernandez B...

Diana “La Bonita” Fernandez Defeats Esmeralda “La Joya” Moreno in Juarez, Mexico   By Felipe Leon   The ultra-popular Diana “Bonita” Fernandez (22-3, 4KO) of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, was able to use her advantage in height and reach to score one of the most important wins of her career this past Saturday night, defeating former […]

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Claressa Shields vs Ivana Habazin Reboots, Dicaire...

Claressa Shields vs Ivana Habazin Reboots, Dicaire, Miller and More Female Fight News   By David A. Avila It’s official. Claressa Shields (9-0, 2 KOs) will be facing Ivana Habazin (20-3, 7 KOs) for the vacant WBC and WBO super welterweight world titles on Friday Jan. 10, 2020 at Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City. […]

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Yamileth Mercado Beats Fatuma Zarika in Mexico

Mercado Dominates Zarika, Captures WBC 122-Pound Title   By Felipe Leon   After beating Catherine Phiri for the second time in her career earlier this year in the third defense of the WBC super bantamweight title, Kenya’s Fatuma Zarika (32-13-2, 17KO) stated she would be holding off her retirement for at least three fights. That […]

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Delfine Persoon Defeats Helen Joseph in Belgium

Delfine Persoon Defeats Helen Joseph and More Female Fight News   By David A. Avila Former lightweight champion Delfine Persoon dropped down a weight division and defeated Nigeria’s Helen Joseph who moved up several weight divisions to fight the Belgian fighter for the interim WBA super featherweight title. Anyone familiar with both fighters knows they […]