Mexicans Reload and Female Fight News April 23 By David A. Avila Maybe it’s the proximity to Cinco de Mayo as Mexican prizefighters seem to be revving up the engines this weekend in major match ups throughout Mexico and North America. Mariana “La Barby” Juarez returns to the forefront as Mexico’s major attraction both […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Fresh Faces: Adelaida Ruiz
By Felipe Leon
If there is one thing about boxing, it’s the stories. More than any sport, the stories of fighters, their struggle, and their ups and down
West Coast Breakdown: A Dozen of the Best By David A. Avila Over the past year female prizefighters from the West Coast have been virtually invisible as television focused on the East. Unlike the boxers from places like New York and New Jersey, those on the west side of the U.S. are mostly smaller […]
Adelaida Ruiz and Dalia Gomez Blaze in L.A.
Los Angeles fight fans got a glimpse of the future of female prizefighting on Saturday.
Kenia Enriquez and Female Fight News for week of Nov. 20, 2017
By David A. Avila
Mexico’s two fastest-rising fighters Kenia Enriquez and Jessica Nery
Female Fight News for week of Sept. 4, Southern California Heating Up By David A. Avila Southern California has become the heart and soul of prizefighting when it comes to the men. In the past female prizefighters were in abundance up and down the state, but over these past five years the talent pool […]