Tag Archives: Catherine Phiri

Mariana Juarez vs Gabriela Bouvier on Saturday

Juarez Defends Against Bouvier in First Fight of 2018
By Felipe Leon
One thing needed to survive as a professional boxer, especially a female fighter, is confidence.  The 38-year-old Mariana “Barbie” Juarez

The 10 Most Game-Changing Fights of 2017

The 10 Most Game-Changing Fights of 2017

By Felipe Leon

 

For many the talk of 2017 was how much of a game changing 12 months it was for the sport

Sulem Urbina in Las Vegas and Female Fight News for week of Dec. 4

Female Fight News for week of Dec. 4, 2017 Sulem Urbina   By David A. Avila America finally catches up. After years of female prizefighting from the U.S. taking a back seat to the rest of the world the women in the states are finally getting recognition. Two former amateur stars appear on major fight […]

Mariana “Barby” Juarez Triumphs Over Germany’s Alesia Graf

Mariana Juarez Triumphs Over Germany’s Alesia Graf by TKO   By David A. Avila Mexico’s most decorated female world champion Mariana “Barby” Juarez continued an impressive year and won by knockout of Alesia Graf on Saturday evening. It was Juarez’s second world title defense in a year. In a battle of experienced veterans Juarez (47-9-4, […]

Mexico’s Mariana Juarez vs Germany’s Alesia Graf

“Barbie” Juarez Keeps Reaching For The Stars   By Felipe Leon   In boxing when a fighter regardless of gender reaches a certain plateau as far as popularity and earnings, it is normal to look for the path of least resistance.  Falling back on their fame it is almost a guarantee they will draw no […]

Katie Taylor and Female Fight News for week of Oct. 23.

Female Fight News for week of Oct. 23, 2017 Katie Taylor and more   By David A. Avila Several world title fights took place in various parts of the world this past weekend from Europe to Asia. This coming Saturday a former Olympian seeks to grab a world title in Wales. Ireland’s Katie Taylor (6-0) […]

Mexican Battles: Zamora vs Millan & Rivas vs Larios

Fighting For a Chance: Zamora vs. Millan &
Yazmin Rivas vs. Larios
While the big news in female boxing in the United States is the upswing the sport

The Best Female Fighters in the World Pound for Pound

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

Promoting and Female Fight News for week of Aug. 28

Female Fight News for week of Aug. 28, 2017 Promoting and Actual Worth   By David A. Avila Another light week slides into female boxing this week with only scattered bouts around the world. Mexico has the top fight this week as Lourdes “Lulu” Juarez fights Cecilia Santoscoy for one of the WBC minor titles […]

American TV Treading Carefully and Female Fight News for week of Aug. 21

Female Fight News and results for Aug. 21, 2017 American Television   By David A. Avila American television has not fully bought into female prizefighting. It’s a slow painstaking ordeal that needs to be taken in baby steps. But it’s difficult for the female boxing community to maintain patience. While MMA forges ahead with television […]