Undoubtedly the year 2017 has been the best year ever for female prizefighting. It also brought forth a number of memorable moments.
Yudica beats Furukawa, Duer and Roman drum up their rematch in San Juan By Diego Morilla SAN JUAN, Argentina.- In a dominating performance in front of her hometown crowd, IBF flyweight champ Leonela Yudica (13-0-3) made the fifth defense of her title against Japan’s Yunoka Furukawa ( 9-2-2, 6 KO) with a wide unanimous […]
Maria Roman upsets Carolina Duer in Argentina, lifts IBF bantam belt By Diego Morilla SAN ISIDRO, Argentina.- It was supposed to be business as usual for one of Argentina’s most stable and accomplished female fighters when Carolina Duer announced a defense of her IBF bantamweight title at the Tattersall Hall of the local racetrack, […]
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 […]
No Man’s Land – How Argentina became a haven for female boxing By Diego Morilla Imagine a basketball player making his debut in an NBA game against MJ’s Bulls. Or a big league hitter wannabe making his first trip to the plate to face a Cy Young winner in a World Series game. […]
International Female Fight News Barbie, Phiri and More – A lot of female fight action took place in the Americas with both Argentina and Mexico leading the way over the weekend. In the biggest match up Argentina’s Daniel “La Bonita” Bermudez defeated Mexican great Mariana “Barbie” Juarez in her hometown in a bantamweight fight. For more […]
Carolina Duer demolishes Aline Scaranello in seven to grab IBF interim title By Diego Morilla QUILMES, Argentina – Making a statement in her quest to become a three-time titlist, former WBO super flyweight and bantamweight champ Carolina Duer improved her mark to 19-3-1 (6KO) with a progressive demolition in seven rounds over Brazil’s […]