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Mariana Juarez Wins and Female Fight News for week of April 4

Female Fight News for week of April 4, 2017 Mariana Juarez and more   By David A. Avila In Mexico City, female prizefighting saw history made when that country’s boxing queen fought for the bantamweight world title and won. Across the Atlantic Ocean, in Germany, the middleweight queen remained undefeated to set up a possible […]

Mariana “Barbie” Juarez’s State of Address

With the retirement of Ana Maria “Guerrera” Torres and Jackie “Aztec Princess” Nava currently serving as a senator in the Mexican government, Mariana “Barbie” Juarez (44-9-4, 17KO) is the most recognized Mexican female fighter of her generation.   The Mexico City native has captured major world titles in two different divisions, flyweight and super flyweight, […]

Best of Female Boxing for 2016

The Prizefighters Best of Female Boxing for 2016   Female Fighter of the Year It was a busy year internationally for female prizefighting. Around the world a number of the best showed off their talent. In Norway, a glass ceiling was burst by welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus who ended a ban on women’s boxing in […]

Best Female Prizefighters Pound for Pound 2016

Here’s our list of female prizefighting’s top pro boxers in the world. A few will be fighting in the ring very soon and others have not fought for more than a year. But we’re basing our assessment on pure talent, not activity. In the U.S. many of the top female fighters have a difficult time […]

International Female Fight News Barbie, Phiri and More

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 […]

Argentina’s Daniela Bermudez Beats Mariana “Barbie” Juarez in Mexico City

Argentina’s Daniela Bermudez Beats Mariana “Barbie” Juarez in Mexico City     Before a packed Arena Coliseo in the heart of Mexico City, Mexico, and televised by the biggest TV network in Mexico, Argentina’s Daniela “Bonita” Bermudez (21-3-2, 6KO) pulled an upset by closing the second half strong over the veteran Mariana “Barbie” Juarez (43-9-4, […]

Yazmin Rivas Loses WBC Title in Baja California, Raja Keeps Belt

 Yazmin Rivas Loses WBC Title – An entertaining fight card was the fitting closing for the historic Second Annual WBC Female Convention held in Tijuana, Mexico, on the last weekend of January of 2016.  On that Saturday night, January 30th, at the state-of-the-mind Rosarito Convention Center in the small sea village just south of Tijuana, WBC […]