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Nao Ikeyama

WBO Champ Nao Ikeyama and Hanagata Fight to a Draw...

WBO Champ Nao Ikeyama and Hanagata Fight to a Draw Again in Tokyo By Yuriko Miyata Championships are not easy to defend, or to capture. That is why they are very valuable and precious. At the age of 47 years and 10 months, WBO atomweight champion Nao Ikeyama barely kept the belt in her hand […]

July 17

Amanda Serrano “The Real Deal” and Fem...

Female Fight News for week of July 17, Amanda Serrano “The Real Deal.”   By David A. Avila It looks like it’s North America’s turn for female prizefighting. The spotlight has been turned on brightly for many of the top Americans including the announcement that another U.S. Olympian Mikaela Mayer will now be fighting as […]

US Olympian

Top Rank Signs US Olympian Mikaela Mayer; Is Shann...

Top Rank Signs US Olympian Mikaela Mayer; Is Shannon O’Connell Next?   By David A. Avila Female prizefighting returns to one of the top boxing promotion companies in the world after a lengthy darkness. Mikaela Mayer the 2016 US Olympian will be making her pro debut on Aug. 5, at Microsoft Theater in downtown Los […]

Ramona

Female Fight News for week of July 10, Mariana, Ra...

Mariana Juarez, Ramona Kuehne and Female Fight News for week of July 10, 2017   By David A. Avila It’s almost like Christmas in July. Katie Taylor’s coming to town to add yet another star attraction to the world of women’s boxing in the USA. And there is one more female Olympian to come who […]

Talented Katie

Ireland’s Super Talented Katie Taylor to Fig...

Ireland’s Super Talented Katie Taylor to Fight in NYC   By David A. Avila Prepare for Ireland’s Katie Taylor she is coming to America. The two-time Olympian Taylor will be added to the fight card featuring Mikey Garcia versus Adrien Broner on July 29 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn it was announced on Thursday. For […]

July 3

Female Fight News for week of July 3, 2017 Mariana...

Female Fight News for week of July 3, 2017 Mariana, Jelena and more   By David A. Avila Thirty is the new 20 in female prizefighting with a number of the very best 30-something year-old boxers still competing at the highest levels around the world. Canada’s Jelena Mrdjenovich escaped with her two world titles last […]

Fights Nikki

Claressa Shields Gets World Title Bid

Claressa Shields Fights Nikki Adler for WBC Super Middleweight Title   By David A. Avila Not satisfied with just winning belts Claressa “T-Rex” Shields will now fight for the WBC super middleweight title it was announced on Wednesday. A mere two weeks after capturing the WBC Silver super middleweight title, Shields (3-0, 1 KO) now […]

Matthysse loses

Argentine Action: Griffa Wins and Waits for Serran...

Griffa wins and waits for Serrano; Matthysse loses comeback fight Two outstanding Argentine female fighters took their careers in completely different directions this week, in a rare all-female double-header broadcast live by DirectTV Sports from Laguna Larga, Cordoba on Saturday, June 24. The biggest shock came in the co-main six rounder in the featherweight division […]

June 26

Female Fight News for week of June 26 MMA Crossove...

Female Fight News for week of June 26 MMA and More   By David A. Avila Plenty of fight action is taking place around the world including the regular hotspots such as Mexico, Germany and Argentina. But one event that set the female fight world afire was a sparring session not an actual fight. Just […]

Estrada Kos

Seniesa Estrada KOs Rachel Sazoff in L.A.

Seniesa Estrada Kos Rachel Sazoff in L.A.   By Yuriko Miyata LOS ANGELES-Rated No.7 in WBC light flyweight division Seniesa Estrada earned a flashy knockout victory in just 38 seconds against southpaw Rachel Sazoff (0-4) at the Exchange L.A. in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday. Although there was an obvious gap between the two fighters’ […]