Tag Archives: Ana Esteche

Reporting from Argentina: Victoria Bustos Retains IBF Title

Victoria Bustos beats Maria Capriolo to defend IBF lightweight title   By Diego Morilla ROSARIO, Argentina – In a historic fight that marked the first time in Argentina history in which two fighters from Rosario fought for a world title, local hero Victoria “The Lioness” Bustos imposed her higher work rate and her ring mobility […]

Argentina’s Debora Dionicius vs. Mexico’s Diana Fernandez

Debora Dionicius sets out to earn wider respect in a land of champions   By Diego Morilla A quick review of all the big names in Argentine female boxing inevitably takes us through a list that includes Marcela Acuña, Érica Farías, Ana Esteche, Yesica Bopp and many others. But there is a name that, in […]

Farias vs. Braekhus & Female Fight News for Week of June 6

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 […]

Ana Esteche Edges Celeste Peralta in Another Argentine Barnburner

In a rubber match for the ages, Ana Esteche edges Celeste Peralta in another barnburner By Diego Morilla BUENOS AIRES, Argentina.- Only a handful of times have two fighters of the same hometown faced each other with an undisputed boxing title on the line. And when this happens, passions and emotions explode in and out […]

Ana Esteche vs Celeste Peralta 3 in Argentina

Ana Esteche and Celeste Peralta face off in high-stakes rubber match    By Diego Morilla Ana Esteche and Celeste Peralta have already fought twice. The first one was a great bout.  The rematch was simply extraordinary.  And this Saturday, June 3, all signs indicate that they will even improve on those two intense confrontations in their historic […]

Hannah, Kenia and Female Fight News for week of May 29

Female Fight News for week of May 30 Hannah and more   By David A. Avila A super welterweight championship fight and a battle for a vacant light flyweight title took center stage last weekend in Central America and North America. Next weekend Argentina gets the spotlight with a super lightweight showdown. Hannah Gabriel who […]

Argentina’s Victoria Bustos: “There’s always something to be learned.”

Argentina’s Victoria Bustos: “There is always something to be learned”     By Diego Morilla   Every boxing career spans a wide range between a fighter’s best and worst performance, and Argentina’s Victoria Bustos has already tested the limits of that gap throughout her short but eventful career as a fighter.   Unfortunately for IBF […]

Erica Farias Wins Clinch-fest Over Marisa Nunez

Erica Farias outhustles Marisa Nuñez in a clinch-fest   SAN FERNANDO, Argentina.- In a dull fight marred by excessive holding, local icon Erica “La Pantera” Farias successfully defended her WBC super lightweight belt against Marisa Nuñez with a unanimous decision on Saturday night. Both fighters passed each other numerous times on the down slope towards […]

Erica Farias Fights Marisa Nunez

Hometown Favorite Erica Farias vs Marisa Nuñez   After a year of relative calm, some of Argentina’s biggest female boxing stars are coming back to full activity and gearing up for what looms as an even bigger year in 2017.   One of such fighters is super lightweight titlist Erica Farias, one of the hungriest […]

Ana Esteche Upsets Celeste Peralta in Argentina

Ana Esteche upsets Celeste Peralta in a triple-unification barnburner   By Diego Morilla   BUENOS AIRES, Argentina.- In an electrifying triple-unification super lightweight title bout, Ana Laura “Monita” Esteche dominated Celeste “La Bestia” Peralta over 10 rounds to add Peralta’s WBO and  IBF crowns to her own WBA belt with a spirited and emotional unanimous decision victory […]