Tag Archives: Alejandra Jimenez

A Wish List for 2018 – Best vs Best

2018 Wish List Part I   By Felipe Leon   There is no doubt that the last 12 months have been the best in quite a while for female boxing.  From Amanda Serrano’s dominating performance against Mexican Yazmin “Rusita” Rivas opening up the year 2017 to Katie Taylor’s first defense of her newly captured WBA lightweight […]

Mexico vs. The World: a division by division breakdown

Mexico vs The World 
In boxing Mexico has always been a powerhouse. On the male side Mexico has more world champions than any other country

Lucia Rijker and Female Fight News for week of Aug. 14

Lucia Rijker and Female Fight News for week of Aug. 14, 2017   By David A. Avila Perhaps the greatest female fighter of any era, Lucia Rijker, was inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame over the weekend. Unlike another from her country, actor Jean Claude Van Damme, the “Muscles from Brussels,” who appeared […]

Alejandra Jimenez Defends Heavyweight Title and Maricela Cornejo Returns

“Tigre” Jimenez Ready to Roar in Mexico By Felipe Leon   Traditionally the heavyweight division is the glamour weight class in boxing.  It is believed the way the division goes, so does boxing.  In female boxing, it is the other way around.  The heavier the fighter, the less attention she receives.   Unless your last […]

Olympians Mikaela and Claressa and Female Fight News for week of Aug. 7

Female Fight News for week of Aug. 7, 2017 Olympian Week   By David A. Avila Olympian week took hold as former American team mates both made history over the weekend in different parts of the U.S.A. The sleeping giant has awoken Claressa Shields dominated WBC super middleweight champion Nikki Adler to rip the world […]

Claressa Shields Wins Title and Female Fight News for week of June 19

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 […]

Mariana “Barbie” Juarez and female fight news for week of March 28

Female Fight News for week of March 28, 2017 and Mariana Juarez   In the heart of Mexico City two world title fights take place at the Zocalo. First, the very popular Mariana “La Barbie” Juarez challenges WBC bantamweight titlist Catherine Phiri of Zambia. Plus, WBC heavyweight titlist Alejandra Jimenez defends against American Carlette Ewell. […]

Martha Salazar Gives Bittersweet Goodbye

Martha Salazar Gives Bittersweet Goodbye     By Felipe Leon   In all sports there are a number of unsung heroes.  Athletes who day in and day out put their work in without the fanfare or the flashing lights but in their quiet way move the sport forward.  Former WBC heavyweight champion Martha “The Shadow” […]

All Female Fight Card in SF Bay Area

World Champions Lead Female Fight Card in SF Bay Area Dec. 3.   In the past decade the San Francisco Bay area has been a hotbed for female boxing in both the amateur and pro arenas. One major reason has been Blanca Gutierrez a former kickboxer turned boxer turned promoter. She’s like the Pied Piper […]