Category Archives: TPF

McMorrow

Ibeth Zamora vs Melissa McMorrow; Lulu Juarez vs J...

The Best Comes In Threes: Zamora vs McMorrow   By Felipe Leon   In the world of female boxing, Mexico imposes a large shadow over the sport. In spite of that, it wasn’t until the legendary Mariana “Barbie” Juarez captured the WBC bantamweight title in April of last year the country had their first three-divisional […]

Tiara

Tiara Brown’s in Town and DiBella Signs Her,...

Female Fight News for May 21, 2018 Tiara Brown’s in Town   By David A. Avila Tiara Brown won world and national titles in the amateur boxing world, defeated some of the toughest female boxers in the world, patrols as a police officer in one of the more rugged metropolitan cities in America. So why […]

Cornejo Scores

Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo Dominates i...

Maricela Cornejo Scores Multiple Knockdowns in Playa del Carmen   By David A. Avila Middleweight contender Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo didn’t need six scheduled rounds as she routed Claudia Ramirez and floored the Mexican native several times to win by knockout on Saturday. Cornejo (11-2, 4 KOs) grabbed her second consecutive knockout with a blistering […]

Claudia Ramirez

Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo: Ready, Set...

Maricela Cornejo vs. Claudia Ramirez in Mexico   By David A. Avila Southern California-based Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo meets Claudia Ramirez in a six round super middleweight bout on Saturday in Quintana Roo, Mexico. The stylish and attractive Mexican-American fighter Cornejo (10-2, 3 KOs) has taken a sideways path but now with the backing of […]

Moreno

Mexican Uprising: Moreno, Gomez, and Rivas

Esmeralda “Joya” Moreno Defends In Mexico, “Rusita” Rivas Challenges In Colombia   By Felipe Leon   Esmeralda “Joya” Moreno is in a unique situation.  After failing to exact revenge against Jessica “Kika” Chavez last September in the final of the WBC flyweight tournament, the 30-year-old mother of one still holds her WBC light flyweight world […]

Femke Hermans

Femke Hermans Upsets Nikki Adler for WBO Title

Belgium’s Femke Hermans Upsets Germany’s Nikki Adler   By  Phil Woolever   Belgium’s Femke Hermans defied the odds and defeated local favorite Nikki Adler for the vacant WBO Super-Middleweight Championship in Augsburg, Germany.   Hermans,165, earned her new belt with a consistent game plan and solid boxing skills that kept Adler, 164 ½, off balance […]

Female Prizefighters Accept Risky Business and Mor...

Female Fight News May 13, 2018 Risks   By David A. Avila In the female prizefighting world because of the smaller number of fighters in the world compared to men, it’s imperative that all opportunities are seized. An estimated 18,000 men boxers exist in the fight world compared to less than 2,000 female boxers worldwide. […]

Mayer Dominates

Mikaela Mayer Shuts Out Baby Nansen in NYC

Mikaela Mayer Dominates Baby Nansen in NYC   By David A. Avila Fighting for the second time in New York, Mikaela Mayer was extended until the final bell once again in winning by decision on Saturday. It must be something in the air. Still, Mayer (5-0, 3 KOs) continued her unbeaten streak with a dominant […]

Baby Nansen

Mikaela Mayer vs. Baby Nansen in NYC

Southern California’s Mikaela Mayer vs Baby Nansen in NYC   By David A. Avila New York City has a reputation of being a fast-paced city with zooming subways, and darting taxis. It’s a city of hustlers. Mikaela Mayer fits right in. Every time she enters a boxing ring you better not blink. Since dispensing her […]

Hermans

Nikki Adler Reboots and Meets Femke Hermans on Sat...

Adler Meets Hermans On The Comeback Trail   By Phil Woolever   When super-middleweight Nikki Adler faces Femke Hermans at the Curt Frenzel Stadium in Augsburg, Germany on Saturday night it will be more than simply a meeting for the vacant WBO title.   Personally, it’s also a meaningful homecoming appearance for Adler, who relocated […]