Tag Archives: Argentina

Alejandra Oliveras Returns to Action in Argentina

Alejandra Oliveras returns to action and beats Lesly Morales in Argentina      By Diego Morilla Former four-division female champ Alejandra Oliveras returned to action after 20 months of inactivity to defeat Mexico’s Lesly Morales in the small town of Cutral Có, Neuquén, by unanimous decision on Saturday, April 8th. But as much as Oliveras’ victory […]

Argentina’s Great Marcela Acuna KOs Yesica Marcos

Marcela Acuna demolishes Yesica Marcos with a highlight-reel stoppage   By Diego Morilla MORENO, Argentina – It is not easy to continue outdoing oneself after a long and illustrious career, but Marcela Acuña found a way to do just that with her demolishing, highlight-reel, last-round stoppage win over Yesica Marcos on Friday night with the vacant […]

Clash in Argentina: Marcela Acuna vs. Yesica Marcos II

Marcela Acuña faces Yesica Marcos with more than revenge in sight   By Diego Morilla   BUENOS AIRES – This week, the legendary Bernard Hopkins will finally retire at age 51, stretching his career to an unprecedented 28 years, but he may have some serious competition in the female counterpart of his line of work […]

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 […]

Sabrina Perez Wins WBO Bantamweight Title

Sabrina Perez beats Alondra García, takes the vacant WBO bantamweight title   By Diego Morilla ISIDRO CASANOVA, Argentina – In a terrific back-and-forth affair between two talented and tough young female fighters, Sabrina Perez captured the vacant WBO bantamweight title with a gutsy unanimous decision win against determined and upset-minded Mexican contender Alondra Garcia on Saturday […]

Ireland’s Katie Taylor Debuts on Saturday

Ireland’s Katie Taylor Debuts on Saturday in England   Ireland’s highly acclaimed Katie Taylor, a former Olympic gold medalist in 2012, jumps into the prize ring for her much anticipated pro debut on Saturday in London, England, the site of her greatest accomplishment. Now 30 years old, the multi-world champion of the amateur world enters […]

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 […]

Yesica Bopp Dominates Torres

Yesica Bopp Dominates Anahi Torres in Argentina   By Diego Morilla RIO HONDO, Argentina – In another superb display of boxing skills, Yesica Bopp defended her WBA mini-flyweight title with a dominant unanimous decision victory over Mexico’s Anahi Torres on Saturday night, capping a successful comeback that has seen her go 3-0 in 2016 after a year-long […]

Canada’s Jelena Mrdjenovich Wants It All

Canada’s Jelena Mrdjenovich Wants it All In the male dominated side of professional boxing, it is rare when an established champion must travel outside his familiar confines to defend his own title, but in the female side of the sport, it is a common occurrence as women look for the biggest challenges, best deal or […]

Poland’s Ewa Piatkowska Wins WBC Title

Poland’s Ewa Piatkowska Wins WBC Super Welterweight title Poland’s Ewa “The Tigress” Piatkowska grabbed the vacant WBC super welterweight world title by unanimous decision against Polish born American Aleksandra Lopes on Saturday Sept. 17, in Gdansk. Piatkowska (10-1, 4 Kos), 32, moved up in weight to defeat Lopez (16-4-2) by unanimous decision after 10 rounds. […]