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Alycia Baumgardner Returns With Two World Titles a...

Alycia Baumgardner Wins WBC and IBO Titles and More News From Around the World   By David A. Avila An explosion of punches and boom it was over. Alycia Baumgardner beat Terri Harper to the punch and the IBO and WBC titles changed hand in an instant. It can happen that way and it did. […]


New York’s Alicia Napoleon-Espinosa

Alicia Napoleon-Espinosa   By Felipe Leon   Former WBA super middleweight champion Alicia Napoleon-Espinosa (12-2, 7KO) of Lindenhurst, New York, might have thought her toughest fight to date was her last.  Last January, Napoleon-Espinosa lost a razor-thin decision against undefeated Elin Cederoos (8-0, 4KO) of Sweden live on Showtime.   The back-and-forth affair set the […]


Gen X Champs Mariana Juarez and Yesica Bopp Fight ...

Gen X Champs Mariana Juarez and Yesica Bopp versus Millennials   By David A. Avila Unknown by many fans of female boxing, during the 1990s Mexico declared female prizefighting illegal for a number of years into the 21st century. Today, Mexico now has become a super power in female prizefighting. Mariana Juarez was one of […]

Torres vs Noriega

TV Main Event for Mexico’s Victoria Torres a...

Torres vs Noriega For WBC Silver This Saturday Night   In every sport there are traditional powerhouses whether they are teams, regions or even countries. For female boxing there might not be a bigger one than in Mexico at least when it comes to their respect for the sport.   Last month’s Cecilia Braekhus unanimous […]

Flores Beats

Mexico’s Brenda Flores Wins WBC Atomweight T...

Mexico’s Brenda Flores Beats Bang Bang by Split Decision   By David A. Avila INGLEWOOD, Calif.-Tijuana’s Brenda “La Bonita” Flores used the same recipe another Mexican fighter used to bloody and upset Louisa “Bang, Bang” Hawton by split decision and take the WBC atom weight world title on Saturday. Déjà vu? Mexico’s Flores (13-4-1) masterfully […]


Claressa Shields Hunting for KO Win, Hanna Using S...

Balance of Power: Claressa Shields vs Hanna Gabriels   By David A. Avila Claressa “T-Rex” Shields has her sights on greatness and nothing less. Super middleweight champion Shields (5-0, 2 KOs) is willingly dropping down a weight division to meet Hanna Gabriels (18-1-1, 11 KOs) the super welterweight champion who is moving up a weight […]

Five Landmark Dates

Five Landmark Dates in Women’s Prizefighting

Five Landmark Dates in Women’s Prizefighting – A version of boxing has been around since time immemorial.  There is evidence of it in the Middle East Before Christ.  Records of actual prizefighting go back as far as the 16th century. But the boxing we recognize and know today, with its rules and weight divisions, began with […]

Layla McCarter

Layla McCarter on Deontay Wilder Fight Card

Layla McCarter to Fight on Deontay Wilder Fight Card and other Fight Chatter The “Amazing” Layla McCarter has been tabbed by the male WBC heavyweight titlist to show off her fighting skills next month. Long considered the top female fighter in the world pound for pound, McCarter (37-13-5, 9 Kos) faces Melissa Hernandez (22-6-3, 7 […]