Category Archives: News

West

The Return of Kaliesha “Wild” West and...

Female Fight News for week of Sept. 18, 2017 Kaliesha West and more   By David A. Avila After a few years of dormancy in female prizefighting the West Coast seems to be waking up from its slumber. Kaliesha “Wild” West a two-division world champion from Moreno Valley, Calif. returns to the prize ring after […]

Esparza Cruises

Marlen Esparza Cruises in Las Vegas to Victory

Marlen Esparza Cruises in Las Vegas to Victory   By David A. Avila LAS VEGAS, Nev.-Marlen Esparza may or not be looking for knockout wins but she wasn’t going to get it against Denver’s Aracely Palacios on Saturday afternoon and settled for a victory by decision. The former U.S. Olympian Esparza ( 3-0) was firing […]

Autumn Light

Autumn Fights and Female Fight News for week of Se...

Female Fight News for week of Sept. 11, Autumn Light   By David A. Avila American prizefighters are storming the month of September especially in the lightweight division. Long one of the most dormant divisions in American female boxing, the 135-pound fighters are making a strong return to the forefront this year led by Olympians […]

Super Flawless

Super Flawless Win by Seniesa “Superbad” Estrada

Super Flawless Win by Seniesa “Superbad” Estrada   By David A. Avila CARSON, Ca.-Fans witnessed a near flawless performance by Seniesa “Superbad” Estrada over Mexico’s Anahi Torres on Saturday. There were no hiccups. East L.A.’s Estrada (11-0) was not just “Superbad” but super accurate in dominating the former world title challenger Torres before several thousand […]

Estrada Fights Torres

Seniesa Estrada vs Anahi Torres at StubHub and Mor...

Seniesa Estrada Fights Torres at StubHub and More Female Updates   By David A. Avila Four top female prizefighters led by Seniesa “Superbad” Estrada perform in the next two weeks in the Southwest region. East L.A.‘s Estrada (10-0) meets Mexico’s Anahi Torres (16-16-1) at the StubHub Center in Carson on Saturday Sept. 9. The female […]

Shibata Wins

Rocking Japan: Shibata Wins and Atomweight Tourney...

Shibata Wins and Atomweight Tourney Nearing End     By Yuriko Miyata   Former IBF light flyweight champion Naoko Shibata (17-4-1, 6KOs) came back to the ring to stop Shisa Manopgym (0-3) of Thailand at 1:20 in the second round in a six-round contest on Friday Sept. 1, at the famous Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. […]

Southern California

Southern California’s Heating Up Female Figh...

Female Fight News for week of Sept. 4, Southern California Heating Up   By David A. Avila Southern California has become the heart and soul of prizefighting when it comes to the men. In the past female prizefighters were in abundance up and down the state, but over these past five years the talent pool […]

Angelique Duchemin

R.I.P. French Boxing Star Angelique Duchemin, 26.

French Boxing Star Angelique Duchemin Dies of Heart Attack   By David A. Avila Angelique Duchemin a young French boxing champion died on Tuesday apparently after heart problems developed while working out in her local boxing gym according to Times of India news organization. Duchemin, 26, recently won the WBF featherweight world title and was […]

2017 Promoting

Promoting and Female Fight News for week of Aug. 2...

Female Fight News for week of Aug. 28, 2017 Promoting and Actual Worth   By David A. Avila Another light week slides into female boxing this week with only scattered bouts around the world. Mexico has the top fight this week as Lourdes “Lulu” Juarez fights Cecilia Santoscoy for one of the WBC minor titles […]

American Television

American TV Treading Carefully and Female Fight Ne...

Female Fight News and results for Aug. 21, 2017 American Television   By David A. Avila American television has not fully bought into female prizefighting. It’s a slow painstaking ordeal that needs to be taken in baby steps. But it’s difficult for the female boxing community to maintain patience. While MMA forges ahead with television […]