Tag Archives: Amaris Quintana

Catching Up With a Warrior: Sindy Amador

Catching up with a Warrior: Sindy Amador     Southern California has always been home to tough fighters.   From the San Fernando Valley down to the border with Mexico and from the Pacific Ocean in the west to the border against Arizona, with its mix of ethnicities prone to get inside a ring and […]

Marlen Esparza’s Debut; a Critical Look by an Ex-Fighter

Marlen Esparza’s Debut and a Critical Look by an Ex-Fighter   By Sindy Amador Marlen Esparza’s long awaited debut finally happened. The former 2012 Olympic flyweight bronze medalist is the first female to be signed long termed by Golden Boy Promotions. She had incredible success as a boxer during her amateur career. The talented Latina […]

Kenia “La Gema” Enriquez Wins in Tijuana, Brenda Flores Wins Too

Kenia Enriquez Wins in Tijuana and Brenda Flores Too on Female Doubleheader     TIJUANA, MEXICO-She made it look easy.   After a eight month hiatus away from the ring, former WBO flyweight world champion Kenia “La Gema” Enriquez (18-1, 8KO) scored a lopsided but entertaining unanimous decision over the tough Guadalupe “Maravilla” Martinez (4-7) […]

Kenia “La Gema” Enriquez Returns to the Ring

Tijuana’s Kenia “La Gema” Enriquez Returns to the Ring During the last two decades Mexico has flaunted some of the best female prizefighters in the world with most residing in Mexico City. But lately, the border city of Tijuana has unraveled several sparkling fighters of its own. One of those seemingly hidden jewels is Kenia […]

America Will Be Watching Serrano vs Rivas on TV

American female boxers finally get their moment in the sun and America is watching. When Amanda Serrano (30-1-1, 23 Kos) meets Mexico’s Yazmin Rivas (35-9-1, 10 Kos) in the boxing ring on Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, it marks the very first time in decades that a major network like Showtime televises and promotes […]

Female Fight News week of Dec. 5, 2016

Female Fight News week of Dec. 5, 2016 – WBC Female Exhibition Honors the Late Grandpa Rangel. Instead of the usual slowing of boxing activities the women’s world of boxing seems to be thrusting into second gear. A female boxing exhibition in Westminster, California drew hundreds of fans who were able to meet several top […]

Female Boxing Televised on Showtime in 2017 says Showtime’s Espinoza

Female Boxing Televised on Showtime in 2017 says Showtime’s Espinoza   The revolution will be televised, the revolution will be televised. And it will be live. Loosely using a quote from the late Gil Scott Heron, the revolution of American women’s boxing takes a giant leap with a boost from network television. Showtime will be […]

Kenia “La Gema” Enriquez Returns

Kenia Enriquez Fights Brenda Ramos in Tijuana on Friday Fresh from a convincing victory Kenia “La Gema” Enriquez returns to the ring at her hometown in search of more conquests. Enriquez (16-1, 8 Kos) faces Brenda Ramos (8-2, 4 KOs) of Monterrey, Mexico in an eight round light flyweight bout on Friday July 1, at […]

Kenia Enriquez Wins By KO in L.A. Estrada Wins Too

INGLEWOOD, CALIF.-Fans roared as former champion Kenia “La Gema” Enriquez stopped San Diego’s Amaris “Diamond Girl” Quintana at 16 seconds into the fifth round in a light flyweight clash that was furious while it lasted on Saturday. Enriquez (16-1, 8 Kos), the former WBO flyweight champion from Tijuana, dropped down a weight division to 108 […]

Rare Pair of Female Fights on Big L.A. Card

Rare Pair of Female Fights on Big L.A. Card – Women’s boxing returns to the big stage again in Southern California. Former flyweight world champion Kenia Enriquez (15-1, 7 Kos) of Mexico meets light flyweight contender Amaris “Diamond Girl” Quintana in an eight round clash on Saturday April 23, at the Forum in Inglewood. An […]