Tag Archives: Brenda Carabajal

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 […]

Argentine Firefights on Back to Back Days-Acuna, O’Connell and more

Acuña edges O’Connell, Bermudez and Benavidez fight to a draw in rematch By Diego Morilla Two of Argentina’s best female fighters saw action this weekend, and they both had to work hard to hold on to their respective world titles in a pair of action-packed, exciting bouts. On Friday, June 16th, Acuña, the country’s very […]

Marcela Acuña Leads Back to Back Nights of Title Fights in Argentina

Acuña defends against O’Connell, Bermudez and Benavidez square off in rematch   By Diego Morilla Being the very first Argentine female fighter to hold a boxing license and still fighting at the age of 40 is not an impediment for the legendary Marcela Acuña to continue challenging herself to take her historic run to new […]

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 […]

Marcela Acuna Shuts Out Brenda Carabajal

Marcela Acuña shuts out Brenda Carabajal in a dominant performance By Diego Morilla CASEROS, Argentina – Less than a month shy of her 40th birthday, former multiple champ and Argentine female boxing pioneer Marcela Acuña showed no signs of her age in yet another return bout that saw her dominate fellow Argentine contender Brenda Carabajal […]

Marcela Acuna and International Fight News

Marcela Acuna and International Fight News – One of the best female fighters of this era returns to battle with Argentina’s Marcela Acuna who began her career fighting back-to-back legends in her first two pro fights. Several other female fights take place this week in Europe and the United States. Acuna was a newbie to pro […]