Author Archives: David A. Avila

Fresh Faces: Adelaida “La Cobra” Ruiz

Fresh Faces: Adelaida Ruiz   By Felipe Leon   If there is one thing about boxing, it’s the stories.  More than any sport, the stories of fighters, their struggle, and their ups and down, is probably the most compelling aspect of the sport.  Los Angeles’ bantamweight Adelaida “La Cobra” Ruiz (3-0) is not without her […]

Ava Knight to Sign With Mayweather Promotions

Ava Knight to Sign With Mayweather Promotions   By David A. Avila Mayweather Promotions has agreed to sign Ava Knight to a promotional contract it was announced on Monday. However details of the length of the contract were not released. Knight (14-2-4, 5 Kos), a former flyweight world titlist originally from Chico, California, now resides […]

Major Promoters Signing Female Fighters and Female Fight News

Female Fight News for week of Jan. 15, 2018 Promoters
By David A. Avila
Female prizefighting ignited with a bang as Claressa Shields opened up the year with an eye-catching

Melissa St. Vil to Challenge WBC Titlist Eva Wahlstrom

Melissa St. Vil to Challenge WBC World Titlist Eva Wahlstrom

By David A. Avila

Melissa St. Vil will be fighting Eva Wahlstrom for the WBC super featherweight world

Selina Barrios of San Antonio, Texas

Fresh Faces: Selina Barrios
By Felipe Leon
In female boxing like in a life, there is long road and a short one.  Many say taking shortcuts in life is not the way to go

Another Look at Claressa Shields Performance

Another Look at Claressa Shields Domination
By David A. Avila
Claressa “T-Rex” Shields blazed by Tori “Sho Nuf” Nelson to retain the WBC and IBF

Claressa Shields Wins a One-Sided Decision over Tori Nelson

Claressa Shields Wins a One-Sided Decision over Tori Nelson
By David A. Avila
VERONA, NY — Clarissa Shields (5-0, 2 KO’s) coasted to an easy unanimous decision

Golden Boy Promotions Signs East L.A.’s Seniesa Estrada

Seniesa “Super Bad” Estrada Signs With Golden Boy

By David A. Avila

Seniesa “Super Bad” Estrada was signed to a promotional contract by Golden Boy Promotions

Claressa Shields & Tori Nelson Ready to Blow Torch Each Other

Claressa Shields & Tori Nelson Ready to Blow Torch Each Other

By David A. Avila

Tracing the steps of the great American female fighter you have to go back to Christy Martin

Hammer Fight Cancelled, But She Will Attend Claressa Shields Fight

Hammer Fight Cancelled

By Phil Woolever

Friday’s Claressa Shields – Tori Nelson match will still be another landmark night in the current female boxing surge