Category Archives: Features

Odds

Amaris “Diamond Girl” Quintana Fights ...

“Diamond Girl” Fighting Against The Odds     By Felipe Leon   If you are familiar with Southern California female boxing then you know Amaris “Diamond Girl” Quintana (11-3-2, 3KO).   Known for her relentless come-forward style, more than likely you have gotten out of your seat to cheer on the 28-year-old as she went […]

Sagaydakovskaya

Cecilia Braekhus vs. Inna Sagaydakovskaya

Cecilia Braekhus Defends World Titles in Moscow     By Tarrah Zael   In what might be considered uncomfortable for others is nonchalant for the welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus.   Having to travel and accommodate being in unfamiliar territory in not only another country but all new settings around you, can take a toll on […]

Boxing Savant

The Education of Seniesa Estrada: Boxing Savant

Seniesa Estrada: Boxing Savant   By David A. Avila A quick glimpse of Seniesa Estrada walking in a hallway would lead most strangers to assume the petite figure might be a college student, a pharmaceutical salesperson, a young attorney, anything but one of the most dynamic prizefighters in the game today. All those vocations are […]

Barrios

Warriors Clash: Aida Satybaldinova vs Selina Barri...

Selina Barrios vs Aida Satybaldinova Collide in Texas     By Tarrah Zael   Two women who come from completely opposite boxing roads will meet face to face in the ring to defend their lightweight status. Both are currently undefeated. One will have to go home with their first loss.   What better than to […]

progress

Mid-Year Progress Report II: Mariana Juarez, Bopp,...

Mid-Year Progress Report Part II   By Felipe Leon   In the first part of the mid-year progress report we went from the heavyweight division to super featherweight giving our assessment of what has transpired within the weight class.  Now we will tackle the lighter weight classes and check how close we are in getting […]

Progress

Mid-Year Progress Report: Cecilia Braekhus, Clares...

Mid-Year Progress Report Part I     By Felipe Leon   The year so far in female boxing has been an excellent one.  We have seen Cecilia Braekus break the glass ceiling over at HBO while Claressa Shields gave us one of the most watched fights on Showtime in a number of years.  With June […]

Diana

Diana Fernandez vs. Olga Julio in Mexico

Diana “Bonita” Fernandez: “I Want To Be The New Face of Female Mexican Boxing”   By Felipe Leon   One of the newest faces at the Mexican national level Diana “Bonita” Fernandez (17-2, 4 KOs) makes her return on the biggest terrestrial television network in boxing-crazy Mexico this Saturday night from her hometown in Ciudad […]

Titans

Hanna Gabriels vs Claressa Shields

Hanna Gabriels vs Claressa Shields: a Clash of the Titans   By David A. Avila A clash of the titans takes place when Hanna Gabriels fights Claressa Shields, it’s a battle between two warriors from completely different worlds and both are anxious to prove their mettle. Warrior shields up. Costa Rica’s Gabriels (18-1-1) arrives from […]

Napoleon Returns

Alicia Napoleon Returns on Thursday in NYC

Alicia Napoleon Returns  and fights Vashon Living on Thursday in NYC   By Tarrah Zael   A woman of great power and rank is the perfect way to describe, Alicia “The Empress” Napoleon. Her spirit was unwavering and you truly felt her passion and heart from the tone of her words.   Demonstrated as a […]

Lourdes

Lourdes Juarez Ready for a World Title Shot

Lourdes “Pequeña Lulu” Juarez: “I Have Made My Own Name Now.”   By Felipe Leon   Mexican flyweight contender Lourdes “Pequeña Lulu” Juarez (24-2, 3KO) says she is ready for her time in the spot light.  The 31-year-old mother of two, is better known as the youngest sister of the fighting Juarez clan along with […]