Female Fight News for March 26, Ana Julaton Retires By David A. Avila Only 11 years ago Ana “The Hurricane” Julaton slipped on the boxing gloves for a first time to enter the prize ring at Morongo Casino near Palm Springs, Calif. Now, after 21 pro bouts, the Filipina-American former world champion is retiring. […]
2018 Wish List Part II By Felipe Leon In 2017 we saw the sport of female boxing get to a level we had not seen before in quite some time. In part one we went through the list from super feather to heavyweight of the female division for matches we would like to see. […]
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
Naoko Fujioka Can’t Afford to Lose to Costa Rica’s Yokasta Valle
A magnificent fight is approaching.
The four weight division conqueror Naoko Fujioka
Reporting from Japan: Etsuko Tada Powers by Naoko Shibata
Showdowns between fellow rivals have always pleased fans in Japan.
The Best Female Prizefighters Pound for Pound
By David A. Avila
Here is the long-awaited pound for pound list of the best female fighters from around
Tijuana’s Sandra Robles Bides Her Time By Felipe Leon There might not be anything worse for a fighter to be so close to a world title yet so far. Sitting on the top of the challenger heap for the WBA 108-pound rankings since November of last year Sandra “Perla Negra” Robles (17-2, […]
Female Fight News for week of July 31, Katie Taylor and More By David A. Avila One of the lightest weeks of the boxing calendar saw female prizefighting take center stage last weekend and again this coming weekend. Katie Taylor, the pride of Ireland, made her American debut with a one-sided thrashing of Texan […]
“Avispa” Ortiz Buzzes Back in the Ring By Felipe Leon Just like her nickname “Avispa” (the wasp in Spanish) describes her, the diminutive five-foot even Anabel Ortiz (24-3, 4KO) throws so many punches it seems as if she would levitate. This Saturday night she will headline the Zanfer promoted fight card televised […]
Japan’s Naoko Fujioka Wins Historic World Title by KO By Yuriko Miyata TOKYO-Adding a new achievement in Japanese boxing history, Naoko Fujioka captured her fourth world title on Monday with a technical knockout victory over number contender Isabel Millan of Mexico at 21 seconds into the final round of the bout for […]