Category Archives: News

Katie Taylor, Super Light Tournament and More Fema...

The Good, the Bad, the Ugly and More Fight News Sept. 6, 2021   By David A. Avila In a mere nine days women’s elite prizefighting swung 360 degrees from good to bad and back to good again. A week ago, we saw southpaw slugger Amanda “the Real Deal” Serrano handily defeat Mexico’s Yamileth Mercado. […]

Boxing World Loses Jeanette Zacarias Zapata of Mex...

Jeanette Zacarias Zapata    By Felipe Leon The boxing world is in mourning after 18-year-old Jeanette Zacarias Zapata (2-4) was pronounced dead at 3:45pm local time this past Thursday because of injuries suffered in her last fight against local Marie Pier Houle (4-0-1, 2KO) last weekend.  The event in which the fight was held was […]

Amanda Serrano Powers Through Mexico’s Yamil...

Amanda Serrano Dominates Again, Katie Taylor Ready and More News   By David A. Avila If any sure thing exists in boxing, a dominating performance by Puerto Rico’s Amanda Serrano ranks at the top. The Brooklyn-based Serrano (41-1-1, 30 KOs) handily defeated Mexico’s Yamileth Mercado (18-3, 5 KOs) by unanimous decision in front of 16,000 […]

Amanda Serrano vs Yamileth Mercado on Sunday PPV

Amanda Serrano Fights in Cleveland and More Fight News   By David A. Avila Amanda “the Real Deal” Serrano returns to the boxing ring on Sunday in a battle between division world titlists and another Puerto Rico-Mexico war. Serrano (40-1-1, 30 KOs) defends the WBO,WBC and IBO featherweight world titles against Yamileth Mercado (18-2) on […]

Kali Reis Squeaks By Diana Prazak, Ibarra Wins Too

Reis Retains WBA Super Lightweight Title By Majority Decision Win Over Prazak   By Felipe Leon EL CAJON-In the main event from the Sycuan Casino in the outskirts of San Diego, CA, the current WBA light welterweight champion Kali “KO Mequinonoag” Reis retained her title while capturing the vacant IBO strap with a majority decision […]

Women’s Boxing Hall of Fame and More Fight News

Las Vegas to Keep International Women’s Boxing Hall of Fame   By David A. Avila LAS VEGAS, Nevada- After several years of traveling from city to city the hall of fame for women will stay put, said Sue Fox the event creator and organizer. Las Vegas will remain the host city for the International Women’s […]

Women’s Boxing Hall of Fame and More News

Women’s Boxing Hall of Fame Week in Las Vegas and More Fight News   By David A. Avila Las Vegas welcomes the International Women’s Boxing Hall of Fame when it hosts the 2020 and 2021 inductees to its honor roll on Saturday Aug. 14, at the Orleans Casino and Resort. Because of the pandemic, last […]

Yokasta Valle vs Deborah Rengifo, Christina Cruz a...

Yokasta Valle and Deborah Rengifo Battle in Three-Minute Round Fight   By David A. Avila Yokasta Valle stands eager to stay sharp and prove that 3-minute rounds are the future of all female world title fights when she meets Venezuela’s Deborah Rengifo in a nontitle fight set at 3-minute rounds on Saturday. IBF minimumweight titlist […]

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Kali Reis and Two World Title Fights Headed to Cal...

Kali Reis Confirmed for World Title Defense in SoCal and More News   By David A. Avila Two world title fights are headed to Southern California. A pair of super lightweight world titlists WBA champ Kali Reis and IBF champ Mary McGee headline a fight card on Friday August 20, at Sycuan Casino Resort in […]

Amanda Serrano: the Hunt for Undisputed Status

Amanda Serrano In Pursuit of Dominance and More Fight News    By David A. Avila Spent several hours last week in Los Angeles with Amanda Serrano and her trainer/manager Jordan Maldonado. For those not familiar with the Brooklyn, New York fighter, she has captured world titles in seven different weight divisions. Only one other fighter, […]