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Seniesa Estrada vs Leonela Yudica in Las Vegas

Seniesa Estrada Defends World Titles in Las Vegas and More News   (Photo by Al Applerose) By David A. Avila In a five-year span Seniesa “Super Bad” Estrada burned a path to stardom and a lofty ranking among the best female fighters in the world pound-for-pound. It wasn’t easy. East L.A.’s Estrada (24-0, 9 Kos) […]

Two-Minute Rounds Still Blocking Women’s Boxing

No Debate, Two-Minute Rounds Must Go and More News   By David A. Avila Crazy as it sounds, women’s prizefighting has existed for nearly 100 years. It’s only now enjoying the fruits of exposure. Despite the lengthy history, one major obstacle stands out: the two-minute round. Last weekend Alycia Baumgardner and Christina Linardatou battled skillfully […]

Alycia Baumgardner vs Christina Linardatou 2

Alycia Baumgardner Seeks to Avenge only Loss and More News    By David A. Avila (Photo by Melina Pizano) Alycia Baumgardner, the undisputed super featherweight champ, finally gets an opportunity to avenge the only blemish of her professional career. Here comes Christina Linardatou. Baumgardner (14-1, 7 Kos) looks to avenge the only pro defeat that […]

Marlen Esparza vs Gabriela Alaniz for Flyweight Ti...

America’s Marlen Esparza Battles Argentina ‘s Gabriela Alaniz to Unify Flyweight Titles (Photo by Al Applerose) By David A. Avila In a quest to become undisputed flyweight world champion Marlen Esparza must past through dangerous punching Gabriela “Chucky” Alaniz of Argentina. It’s yet another South American fighter but Alaniz is one of the truly hard-punching […]

Savannah Marshall Battles Past Franchon Crews-Dezu...

Savannah Marshall Defeats Franchon Crews and Other Results from Manchester   By David A. Avila In a brutal and somewhat sloppy fight Savannah Marshall defeated Franchon Crews-Dezurn to become the new undisputed super middleweight champion on Saturday. It was not picturesque. Fighting 100 miles from her hometown, Marshall (13-1, 10 Kos) battled her way to […]


Franchon Crews-Dezurn vs Savannah Marshall and Mor...

Franchon Crews-Dezurn and Savannah Marshall Battle in Manchester and More News   By David A. Avila Protecting her undisputed status with lukewarm fights was not Franchon Crews-Dezurn’s goal. She wants the danger zone. When Savannah Marshall was about to fight another undisputed champion there was Crews-Dezurn lobbying for the British fighter to meet her next. […]


Tsunami Tenkai Returns; IFL and More News

Japan’s Tsunami Tenkai is Set, IFL Fights in L.A. and More News    By David A. Avila Former world champion Tsunami Tenkai returns to the ring this week. Tenkai is one of the last great fighters of her generation. Last month the great Naoko Fujioka retired from boxing and now Tenkai remains as one of […]

Japan’s Mizuki Hiruta KOs Casey Morton and M...

Mizuki Hiruta Dominates Casey Morton; Japanese Great Naoko Fujioka Retires and More   By David A. Avila In her first defense of the WBO super flyweight title, Mizuki Hiruta savagely knocked out contender Casey Morton on Tuesday. It was Hiruta’s first defense of the title. Hiruta (5-0, 1 KO) showed the crowd at the famous […]

Japan’s Mizuki Hiruta vs Casey Morton

Japan’s Mizuki Hiruta Ready to Defend WBO Title on Tuesday in Tokyo   By Yuriko Miyata Japan’s new front runner Mizuki Hiruta is defending her WBO super flyweight title against Hawaiian veteran Casey Morton (11-3-3, 3KOs) in a 10 round bout at Korakuen Hall, Tokyo on June 13th. It is a mandatory fight for the […]

Ellie Scotney and Nina Hughes Walk Away with World...

Ellie Scotney Defeats Sugar Neekz Johnson for IBF Title, Hughes Wins Too   By David A. Avila British fighters walked away with two titles on Saturday. England’s highly profiled Ellie Scotney achieved expectations in defeating New Zealand’s Cherneka “Sugar Neekz” Johnson for the IBF super bantamweight title on Saturday in England. Every round was contentious. […]