Category Archives: Features

So Cal

Back to Back Fight Cards Headlined by Women in So ...

Back to Back Fight Cards Headlined by Women in So Cal   By David A. Avila If you followed the arc of women’s boxing it’s easy to trace because of television. Basically female prizefighting has been nonexistent on TV. Not since Laila Ali was the main event against Christy Martin in 2003 when their clash […]

Raquel Miller

Raquel Miller Ready for All Middleweights

Raquel Miller Poised To Make a Statement     By Felipe Leon   For Raquel Miller, the undefeated middleweight from San Francisco, California, nothing happens without hard work and determination.  The 33-year-old didn’t step into a local boxing gym until the age of 24 after some earlier false starts.  Within a year she was competing […]


Layla McCarter vs Victoria Cisneros

Layla McCarter vs. Victoria Cisneros at Sky Ute Casino   By David A. Avila Even the best can lose. Many consider Layla McCarter the very best fighter pound for pound in the world despite having 13 losses in her career. The simple reason: she hasn’t lost a fight in over a 10 years despite fighting […]


Katie Taylor Ready for Another American Showcase

Katie Taylor Steps Up Again 
by Phil Woolever
A lot of boxing belt holders, whether women or men, keep saying that they always want


Louisa Hawton vs. Anahi Torres at Inglewood Forum

Australia’s Louisa Hawton Makes Jump To U.S.     By Felipe Leon   In boxing anything can happen.  One moment you are the newly crowned WBO light flyweight champion and the next you have been stripped of the title and not fought since winning it in August 2016.  Just as things seem pretty dire, you […]


Reporting from Japan: Fujioka, Koseki and More

Reporting from Japan: Ready, Set, Go for Japanese female boxing

By Yuriko Miyata

The Annual Boxing Award ceremony 2017 was held at the Tokyo Dome Hotel on Feb 9th, and WBA middleweight champion

Persoon Chasing

Delfine Persoon Chasing Katie Taylor

WBC Lightweight Champion Delfine Persoon Chasing Katie Taylor 
By Phil Woolever
After her most recent fight a few weeks ago (UD 8 over Monica Gentil), WBC Lightweight Champion Delfine Persoon


Mariana Juarez vs Gabriela Bouvier on Saturday

Juarez Defends Against Bouvier in First Fight of 2018
By Felipe Leon
One thing needed to survive as a professional boxer, especially a female fighter, is confidence.  The 38-year-old Mariana “Barbie” Juarez


Arely Mucino Chasing History and Champ Monserrat A...

Arely Muciño Fights for Her Place in History
By Felipe Leon
One person possibly happier than Monserrat “Raya” Alarcon when the Mexico City native captured the WBO flyweight title over Nana Yoshikawa


Diana “Bonita” Fernandez vs. Noemi Bosques

Diana “Bonita” Fernandez vs Noemi Bosques This Saturday in Cross Roads Fight
By Felipe Leon
The term “cross roads fight” gets thrown quite a bit in boxing.  Known as a fight where the winner goes to bigger