Category Archives: News

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 […]

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Kayoko Ebata: Newest Member to Japan’s World...

Kayoko Ebata: Newest Member to Japan’s World Championship Club   By Yuriko Miyata More than 20 hard years of persistence paid off, finally. Kayoko Ebata (11-7, 6 Kos), a former OPBF flyweight champion, won the WBO strawweight title by unanimous decision over Erika Hanawa (7-1, 2 Kos) who was the top rated OPBF atomweight on […]

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Maiva Hamadouche Stops Anahi Sanchez in France

Hamadouche stops Sanchez in a bloody affair   By Diego Morilla In a spirited affair that was probably worthy of a bigger date than a Thursday night, Maiva Hamadouche made the second defense of her IBF female super featherweight title with a fourth round TKO over a willing but outgunned Anahí Sánchez on May 18th in […]

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World Title or Bust for Heather Hardy

Heather Hardy Wants to Fight Whoever Fans Want   By J.P. Yim and David A. Avila BROOKLYN, NY-After a convincing victory Heather “the Heat” Hardy declared on Thursday that nothing less than a world title shot is on her target sights. “I’m really interested in fights for the WBC world title,” said Hardy who currently […]

May 15

Cindy Serrano Wins and Female Fight News for week ...

Female Fight News for week of May 15, 2017 Cindy Serrano and more   By David A. Avila Puerto Rico’s Serrano sisters continue to blaze history in 2017 and in Mexico a long-standing champion was dethroned over the weekend. France heated up and next week is Japan’s turn. Cindy Serrano successfully defended the WBO featherweight […]

Fear and Looting in Finland: Or How Mayra Gomez Go...

Fear and Looting in Finland: Or How Mayra Gomez Got Shortchanged – In and Out of The Ring   By Diego Morilla BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA-If you were already following the developments around Eva Wahlstrom’s planned defense of her WBC super featherweight title and found them confusing and rife with suspicions of foul play, get ready: […]

May 8

Cindy Serrano and Female Fight News for week of Ma...

Female Fight News for week of May 8 Cindy Serrano and More   By David A. Avila Puerto Rico and Mexico continue to bring forth female boxing at its highest level. Cindy Serrano defends the WBO featherweight title against Mexico’s Paola Torres on Saturday in Puerto Rico. It’s yet another Puerto Rico versus Mexico war. […]

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Marlen Esparza Out-Speeds Samantha Salazar in Las ...

Marlen Esparza Out-Speeds Samantha Salazar in Las Vegas   By David A. Avila LAS VEGAS-It wasn’t an historic moment but still important for Marlen Esparza in her quest for recognition as a force in female boxing. Esparza (2-0) dominated Samantha Salazar (2-4-1) in a battle of Texans to win by unanimous decision at T-Mobile Arena […]

Argentine boxing

Bad Juju for Eva Wahlstrom and Mayra Gomez WBC Tit...

WBC appeals to the Argentine boxing federation to lift Mayra Gomez’s suspension By Diego Morilla   WBC super featherweight champion Eva Wahlstrom will attempt to make a title defense at home when she faces Argentina’s Mayra Gomez in Turku, Finland. The key word is “attempt.” But the fight scheduled for Saturday May 6 seems in […]

May 1

Back to Back TV and Female Fight News for week of ...

Female Fight News for week of May 1, 2017 Back to Back TV   By David A. Avila Female boxing hit another historic note with back-to-back weeks of television coverage. Two more brilliant boxers were seen across America for the first time ever. That had never happened before and both are considered among the best […]