Category Archives: TPF

Great Naoko

Japan’s Great Naoko Fujioka Dreams of Fighti...

Japan’s Great Naoko Fujioka Dreams of Fighting in U.S.     By Yuriko Miyata   A week of vacation in Los Angeles inspired a Japanese female fighter who is one of the world greatest but also very humble. Four-time world champion Naoko Fujioka flew to the United States for the first time since attending ringside […]

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 […]

Acuña defends

Marcela Acuña Leads Back to Back Nights of Title ...

Acuña defends against O’Connell, Bermudez and Benavidez square off in rematch   By Diego Morilla Being the very first Argentine female fighter to hold a boxing license and still fighting at the age of 40 is not an impediment for the legendary Marcela Acuña to continue challenging herself to take her historic run to new […]

WBO Champ

Mexico’s Arely Mucino Chasing WBO Flyweight Title

“Machine Gun” Arely Muciño In Hot Pursuit of WBO Champ Alarcon   By Felipe Leon   Despite only being 28-years-old, Mexican flyweight Arely “Ametralladora” Muciño (23-3-2, 10KO) has reached the mountain top of her division not only once but three times.   The fighter from Monterrey, Mexico, is now looking for immortality as she goes […]

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 […]

Farias aims

Erica Farias Gunning for Cecilia Braekhus

Erica Farias aims for a shot at glory against Cecilia Braekhus   By Diego Morilla The fight ended with the same mood with which it started.  A smile before the first round, and the very same smile at the very end of the bout.  And with it, the gratitude for a chance to get in the ring, […]

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 […]

Braekhus Prepared

Cecilia Braekhus Prepared for Tough Erica Farias

Cecilia Braekhus Prepared for Tough Challenge from Erica Farias   By Phil Woolever   What could be one of the best women’s championship matches in years is scheduled for Saturday night in Bergen, Norway before a big crowd, as unified welterweight titlist Cecilia Braekhus faces highly respected challenger Erica Farias, the current WBC super-lightweight belt […]