Author Archives: Felipe Leon

Catching Up With a Warrior: Sindy Amador

Catching up with a Warrior: Sindy Amador     Southern California has always been home to tough fighters.   From the San Fernando Valley down to the border with Mexico and from the Pacific Ocean in the west to the border against Arizona, with its mix of ethnicities prone to get inside a ring and […]

Kenia “La Gema” Enriquez Wins in Tijuana, Brenda Flores Wins Too

Kenia Enriquez Wins in Tijuana and Brenda Flores Too on Female Doubleheader     TIJUANA, MEXICO-She made it look easy.   After a eight month hiatus away from the ring, former WBO flyweight world champion Kenia “La Gema” Enriquez (18-1, 8KO) scored a lopsided but entertaining unanimous decision over the tough Guadalupe “Maravilla” Martinez (4-7) […]

Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza Backs Female Boxing

Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza Jumps In With Both Feet   The fairer sex has been strapping on the fight gloves as long as men and for more than a century of modern day professional boxing, women have not received their fair share of exposure, recognition, fame, money or a combination of all of the above.   […]

Mariana “Barbie” Juarez’s State of Address

With the retirement of Ana Maria “Guerrera” Torres and Jackie “Aztec Princess” Nava currently serving as a senator in the Mexican government, Mariana “Barbie” Juarez (44-9-4, 17KO) is the most recognized Mexican female fighter of her generation.   The Mexico City native has captured major world titles in two different divisions, flyweight and super flyweight, […]

Arely Mucino Gets Bloody Win and Robles Stops Vargas

Mucino Gets Pass Sandoval, Robles Stops Vargas   TECATE, MEXICO-Three-time world champion Areli “Amatralladora” Mucino (23-3-2, 10KO) struggled but was able to squeeze out a technical decision over late-sub Kandy Sandoval (9-8, 2KO) of Xochimilco, Mexico, in a super flyweight 10-rounder in the main event of a Zanfer Promotions fight card on Saturday.   The […]

Big Female Fight Card in Tecate, Mexico

Big Female Fight Card in Tecate, Mexico – Mucino and Robles Look For World Title Shots, Enriquez Stood Up   At the beginning of this year, an unofficial announcement for the third annual WBC All-Female boxing convention was spread through social networks for mid-February.  The convention was to be held in the capital of one […]

The Future of Amanda Serrano

The Future of Amanda Serrano If anybody in female boxing can be riding a high its WBO super bantamweight champion Amanda Serrano (31-1-1, 23KO) of New York and her manager/trainer Jordan Maldonado.   After a very successful 2016 where she fought four times, captured her third and fourth world titles and won every one of […]

Yazmin Rivas Fights Amanda Serrano: “I want to be the best so I have to fight the best”

Yazmin Rivas: “I Want To Be the Best So I Have To Fight the Best” A historic female bout will take place on Saturday, January 14th, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.  Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano (30-1-1, 23KO) of Puerto Rico will defend her WBO super bantamweight title against former WBC bantamweight […]

Five Fights That Need to Happen in 2017

Wishful Thinking: Five Fights for 2017     Like everybody else in the world, we here at ThePrizeFighters.com are hopeful and optimistic about the following twelve months.  Showtime is all set to broadcast live female boxing as early as January and the continuation and conclusion of the WBC female flyweight tournament is expected in the […]

Cecilia Braekhus Meets Klara Svensson in 2017

Cecilia Braekhus Seeks Legacy vs Klara Svensson   Considered by many as the current best female fighter in the world, the undisputed WBC/WBA/IBF/WBO/IBO welterweight champion Cecilia “First Lady” Braekhus (29-0, 8KO) is slated to face her mandatory challenger and the interim WBC 147-pound titleholder Klara “Swedish Princess” Svensson (17-1, 5KO) of Sweden in her next […]