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June 19

Claressa Shields Wins Title and Female Fight News ...

Female Fight News for week of June 19 Claressa Shields and More   By David A. Avila A slight lull in fight cards took place last week but those that occurred were monster bouts including Argentina, Mexico and the United States of America. Claressa “T-Rex” Shields battled through an eight round slugfest with Sydney LeBlanc […]

Benavidez fight

Argentine Firefights on Back to Back Days-Acuna, O...

Acuña edges O’Connell, Bermudez and Benavidez fight to a draw in rematch By Diego Morilla Two of Argentina’s best female fighters saw action this weekend, and they both had to work hard to hold on to their respective world titles in a pair of action-packed, exciting bouts. On Friday, June 16th, Acuña, the country’s very […]

Claressa Shields

New Opponent for Claressa Shields

Claressa Shields Now Faces Sydney LeBlanc in Opponent Change   By David A. Avila Claressa Shields will now be facing Sydney LeBlanc for the WBC Silver super middleweight title on Friday after her original opponent was unable to enter the country due to visa issues, according to Salita Promotions on Wednesday. The undefeated Shields (2-0) […]

June 12

Claressa Shields and Female Fight News for week of...

Female Fight News for week of June 12, Claressa Shields and more   By David A. Avila With all eyes on Norway last weekend the rest of the female boxing world was lightly scheduled with scattered bouts. This week Claressa Shields brings attention to the USA with her coming bout in Detroit. Shields, 22, recently […]

Braekhus breezes past Farias

Braekhus breezes past Farias to hold on to her und...

Braekhus breezes past Farias By Diego Morilla It was supposed to be her stiffest test to date, a fight against a legitimate champion who called her out repeatedly for the better part of two years and who made the trek from the other end of the world to challenge her. But in the end, Cecilia […]

June 5

Farias vs. Braekhus & Female Fight News for W...

Female Fight News for week of June 5 Cecilia Brakehus and Erica Farias   By David A. Avila A rather quiet month of June greeted women’s boxing around the world, but with summer around the corner things begin to heat up. One of Europe’s biggest stars Cecilia Braekhus performs and promotes her first fight card […]

rubber match

Ana Esteche Edges Celeste Peralta in Another Argen...

In a rubber match for the ages, Ana Esteche edges Celeste Peralta in another barnburner By Diego Morilla BUENOS AIRES, Argentina.- Only a handful of times have two fighters of the same hometown faced each other with an undisputed boxing title on the line. And when this happens, passions and emotions explode in and out […]

30 Hannah

Hannah, Kenia and Female Fight News for week of Ma...

Female Fight News for week of May 30 Hannah and more   By David A. Avila A super welterweight championship fight and a battle for a vacant light flyweight title took center stage last weekend in Central America and North America. Next weekend Argentina gets the spotlight with a super lightweight showdown. Hannah Gabriel who […]

Enriquez Wins

Kenia “La Gema” Enriquez Wins Second World Title

Kenia Enriquez Wins Second World Title and other results   By Felipe Leon   CIUDAD OBREGON, Mexico-Tijuana’s Kenia Enriquez captured her second world title, the interim WBC light flyweight strap, with a thunderous left hook to the liver that sent electric shocks through the game Maria Salinas in the third round.   The championship bout […]

May 22

Renaissance and Female Fight News for week of May ...

Female Fight News for week of May 22, 2017 Renaissance   By David A. Avila Dreams are being made and dreams are being chased by female prizefighters around the globe. In Japan a 41-year-old finally saw her world title goals achieved. Meanwhile, a 23-year-old from Tijuana, Mexico finds inspiration from a gutsy Puerto Rican woman […]