Category Archives: Features

WBO Champ

Mexico’s Arely Mucino Chasing WBO Flyweight Title

“Machine Gun” Arely Muciño In Hot Pursuit of WBO Champ Alarcon   By Felipe Leon   Despite only being 28-years-old, Mexican flyweight Arely “Ametralladora” Muciño (23-3-2, 10KO) has reached the mountain top of her division not only once but three times.   The fighter from Monterrey, Mexico, is now looking for immortality as she goes […]

Farias aims

Erica Farias Gunning for Cecilia Braekhus

Erica Farias aims for a shot at glory against Cecilia Braekhus   By Diego Morilla The fight ended with the same mood with which it started.  A smile before the first round, and the very same smile at the very end of the bout.  And with it, the gratitude for a chance to get in the ring, […]

Braekhus Prepared

Cecilia Braekhus Prepared for Tough Erica Farias

Cecilia Braekhus Prepared for Tough Challenge from Erica Farias   By Phil Woolever   What could be one of the best women’s championship matches in years is scheduled for Saturday night in Bergen, Norway before a big crowd, as unified welterweight titlist Cecilia Braekhus faces highly respected challenger Erica Farias, the current WBC super-lightweight belt […]

Peralta face

Ana Esteche vs Celeste Peralta 3 in Argentina

Ana Esteche and Celeste Peralta face off in high-stakes rubber match    By Diego Morilla Ana Esteche and Celeste Peralta have already fought twice. The first one was a great bout.  The rematch was simply extraordinary.  And this Saturday, June 3, all signs indicate that they will even improve on those two intense confrontations in their historic […]

Vil Sets

Melissa St. Vil Sets the Record Straight

Melissa St. Vil Sets The Record Straight   By Felipe Leon The story is as old as boxing. Promoter needs to sell tickets so they announce their star in a fight facing another big name but the other big name never gets contacted and is never told.  Come fight night, an injury is invented or […]

McCarter Seeks

The Queen Layla McCarter Seeks Her Throne

The Queen Layla McCarter Seeks Her Throne     By Felipe Leon   If you’ve followed female boxing for the last 20 years then you know who Layla “Amazing” McCarter is.  No introduction needed.   She is considered by many the current best pound for pound female fighter despite of the existence of Cecilia Braekhus, […]

Promotions Jumps

Golden Boy Promotions Jumps in With Two Feet

Golden Boy Promotions Jumps In With Two Feet   By Felipe Leon   Fighters are the most important piece in the boxing business.  Without them, there is no boxing, plain and simple but right along with them are the promoters who with their financial investment and business acumen provide the platform for the fighters to […]

Fifth World

Amanda Serrano Guns for Fifth World Title In Fifth...

Amanda Serrano Guns for a Fifth World Title in Fifth Weight Class   By David A. Avila A few years ago women’s boxing was hidden in the shadows as female MMA took the much brighter center stage though only in existence for a couple decades. More than a few claimed women’s boxing in the United […]

Sindy Amador

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 […]

St. Vil Defends WBC Silver Title

Melissa St. Vil Defends WBC Silver Title in Haiti

Melissa St. Vil Defends WBC Silver Title in Haiti   By Janice Yim and David A. Avila Haitian native Melissa St. Vil returns to the warmer climate of her island country once again in defense of her title. It’s still cold in St. Vil’s (9-2-3) adopted New York City and once again she returns to […]