Category Archives: News

Denmark’s Dina Thorslund Ready for Battle

Denmark’s Dina Thorslund and Argentina’s Clara Lescurat in Title Fights and More News    By David A. Avila Two world title fights of significance take place in different continents as Denmark’s Dina Thorslund defends two bantamweight titles and Clara Lescurat guards a super flyweight title this week in Argentina. Both fights should be telling. Thorslund […]


Mizuki Hiruta and Other Fighters You Should Know

Valentine’s Day Special: Mizuki Hiruta and Others You Should Know   By David A. Avila You should know these names. If you are a fan of women’s boxing these names should be familiar such as Katie Taylor, Amanda Serrano, Claressa Shields and Chantelle Cameron. That’s just an introduction. Ten years ago, only Serrano was fighting […]

Why Do Champions Fear Mexico’s Kenia Enriquez?

Why Are Champions Afraid of Kenia Enriquez and More Female Fight News   (Photo by Al Applerose) Story by David A. Avila Mexico’s Kenia Enriquez defended the interim flyweight title successfully last weekend. No surprise. But why won’t any world champions fight her? Tijuana’s Enriquez (28-1, 11 Kos) with her pressure style won every round […]


Seniesa Estrada vs Yokasta Valle is Official and M...

Flyweights on Display With Yokasta Valle, Seniesa Estrada and More News   By David A. Avila It’s official. Seniesa Estrada and Yokasta Valle will fight to claim the undisputed minimumweight world championship on Friday March 29, at the Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Arizona. ESPN will televise the Top Rank and Golden Boy Promotions card. […]


Another Look at Jonas and Mayer and More

Reflections on Mayer-Jonas, Upcoming Battles and Kali Reis   By David A. Avila It was an incredible bout with two high-powered champions Natasha Jonas and Mikaela Mayer firing on all cylinders. It seems ludicrous to say, but the IBF welterweight world title clash could have been even better. Just on skill alone, the match between […]

Mikaela Mayer vs Natasha Jonas in Liverpool

Mikaela Mayer, Natasha Jonas, Cyborg and More News   By David A. Avila (Photo by JP Yim) Allies do fight each other. England’s Natasha Jonas defends the IBF welterweight title against America’s Mikaela Mayer this weekend. Both wanted and lobbied for it. Jonas (14-2-1, 9 Kos) is a stylish southpaw who moved up in weight […]

Mizuki Hiruta Keeps Title by KO

Mizuki Hiruta Wins by Knockout in Tokyo and Other Fights   By David A. Avila and Yuriko Miyata Only the strong survive. Mizuki Hiruta was the only world champion to survive the Friday night blues and she did it by knockout. The other two champions fell short. Hiruta (6-0, 2 Kos) entered the prize ring […]


Battles in Japan for Hiruta, Kuroki and Iwakawa an...

Battle in Japan for Mizuki Hiruta, Yuko Kuroki and Mika Iwakawa   By David A. Avila Battle. Mizuki Hiruta, a pink flame-haired super flyweight world champion, spearheads an all-female fight card in Tokyo this week. WBO super flyweight titlist Hiruta (5-0) defends against South Korea’s Ji Hyun Park (26-3) on Friday Jan. 12, at Korakuen […]

The Fighter of the Year and More

Fighter of the Year and Other Achievements; Welcome to 2024   By David A. Avila It was a year that saw countries like Thailand, Japan and France go full throttle into the women’s boxing world and we also saw a small group of champions strive even harder to push the sport even further. None were […]


Boxing Moments From Around the Women’s World...

Denmark’s Dina Thorslund and More Big Women’s Boxing Moments from 2023   By David A. Avila What a year. Not to punch holes in a corpse. Though boxing lost Showtime as a media outlet for televising prizefighting events, I truly believe it was due to not showing female boxing on its events all this year […]