Category Archives: TPF


West Coast Female Prizefighting Revived

Female Fight News March 19, 2018 West Coast Revived   By David A. Avila After two or three years of darkness West Coast boxing finally returned and for two consecutive weeks female prizefighting shined. For back-to-back weeks female boxing was televised on three separate fight cards thanks to Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank. One […]


Adelaida “La Cobra” Ruiz a Knockout pl...

“La Cobra” Destroys, Porter and Satybaldinova Draw In Commerce, CA   By Felipe Leon COMMERCE, Ca.-In front of an energetic crowd in the ballroom of the Commerce Casino in Commerce, Casino, just as few miles from her hometown of East Los Angeles, 29-year-old bantamweight Adelaida “La Cobra” Ruiz scored her fourth win of her career […]

Seniesa Estrada Wins In L.A. in Televised Fight

“Super Bad” Seniesa Estrada Wins in L.A.   By David A. Avila LOS ANGELES-In front of a sold out hometown audience East L.A.’s Seniesa “Super Bad” Estrada simply was too quick and too elusive in defeating Mexico’s Sonia Osorio on Friday. It was Estrada’s debut as a newly signed Golden Boy Promotions fighter and for […]

So Cal

Back to Back Fight Cards Headlined by Women in So ...

Back to Back Fight Cards Headlined by Women in So Cal   By David A. Avila If you followed the arc of women’s boxing it’s easy to trace because of television. Basically female prizefighting has been nonexistent on TV. Not since Laila Ali was the main event against Christy Martin in 2003 when their clash […]

Raquel Miller

Raquel Miller Ready for All Middleweights

Raquel Miller Poised To Make a Statement     By Felipe Leon   For Raquel Miller, the undefeated middleweight from San Francisco, California, nothing happens without hard work and determination.  The 33-year-old didn’t step into a local boxing gym until the age of 24 after some earlier false starts.  Within a year she was competing […]

Television Barrier

Maricela Cornejo and Mikaela Mayer Crack TV Barrie...

Female Fight News week of March 12, 2018 Television Barrier Cracked   By David A. Avila Exciting times have arrived for female prizefighting and it continues this weekend too. After years of American-based female boxers performing under a blackout from television, the door has been rammed open. Two separate female contests on different promotions were […]


Japan Reporting: Ebata, Tenkai and other results f...

Japan Reporting: Ebata, Tenkai and other Results from Tokyo     By Yuriko Miyata   A pair of Japanese proficient fighters proved that they are still on top of the world.   WBO minimumweight champion Kayoko Ebata (12-7, 6KOs) made her first defense and former WBA super flyweight champion Tsunami Tenkai (25-12, 14KOs) also successfully […]


Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo Returns

Maricela Cornejo’s Work Begins On Friday   By Felipe Leon   Despite a solid professional record, a world title challenge and a WBC international title under her belt, for 30 year old Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo her work starts now.   On Friday, March 9th, from the Hangar in Costa Mesa, CA, the outspoken and […]

Mikaela Mayer vs Maria Semertzoglou

Mikaela Mayer at StubHub on Saturday

Mikaela Mayer vs Maria Semertzoglou at StubHub   By David A. Avila When you first meet Mikaela Mayer you realize the tall Southern Californian though always cordial is a driven athlete. No nonsense, simply driven. Mayer (3-0, 2 KOs) returns home and faces Greece’s Maria Semertzoglou (7-3) in a six round super featherweight fight at […]


Eva Wahlstrom vs Melissa St. Vil Moved to April 6-...

Postponement is No Problem for Eva Wahlstrom or Melissa St Vil   By Phil Woolever     It’s been said that good things come to those who wait.   There’s a strong chance that old saying will prove true for boxing fans when Eva Wahlstrom defends her WBC Super-featherweight title against Melissa St. Vil on […]