Tag Archives: Carina Moreno

Anabel “Avispa” Ortiz Defends Title Against Franco in Mexico City

“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 […]

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 […]

All Female Fight Card in SF Bay Area

World Champions Lead Female Fight Card in SF Bay Area Dec. 3.   In the past decade the San Francisco Bay area has been a hotbed for female boxing in both the amateur and pro arenas. One major reason has been Blanca Gutierrez a former kickboxer turned boxer turned promoter. She’s like the Pied Piper […]