Tag Archives: Cecilia Braekhus

Chris Namus Grabs IBF Title, Tuti Bopp Wins Too in Uruguay

Chris Namus beats Reynoso, Tuti Bopp walks past Julio in Uruguay   By Diego Morilla   It took her a little over ten years to get it done, but finally Uruguay’s most beloved female fighter achieved her dream of becoming a world champion when Chris Namus defeated Esther Reynoso over ten one-sided rounds to lift the vacant […]

Claressa Shields and Female Fight News for week of June 13, 2017

Female Fight News for week of June 12, Claressa Shields and more   By David A. Avila With all eyes on Norway last weekend the rest of the female boxing world was lightly scheduled with scattered bouts. This week Claressa Shields brings attention to the USA with her coming bout in Detroit. Shields, 22, recently […]

Braekhus breezes past Farias to hold on to her undisputed welter, P4P titles

Braekhus breezes past Farias By Diego Morilla It was supposed to be her stiffest test to date, a fight against a legitimate champion who called her out repeatedly for the better part of two years and who made the trek from the other end of the world to challenge her. But in the end, Cecilia […]

Erica Farias Gunning for Cecilia Braekhus

Erica Farias aims for a shot at glory against Cecilia Braekhus   By Diego Morilla The fight ended with the same mood with which it started.  A smile before the first round, and the very same smile at the very end of the bout.  And with it, the gratitude for a chance to get in the ring, […]

Farias vs. Braekhus & Female Fight News for Week of June 6

Female Fight News for week of June 5 Cecilia Brakehus and Erica Farias   By David A. Avila A rather quiet month of June greeted women’s boxing around the world, but with summer around the corner things begin to heat up. One of Europe’s biggest stars Cecilia Braekhus performs and promotes her first fight card […]

Cecilia Braekhus Prepared for Tough Erica Farias

Cecilia Braekhus Prepared for Tough Challenge from Erica Farias   By Phil Woolever   What could be one of the best women’s championship matches in years is scheduled for Saturday night in Bergen, Norway before a big crowd, as unified welterweight titlist Cecilia Braekhus faces highly respected challenger Erica Farias, the current WBC super-lightweight belt […]

Ana Esteche Edges Celeste Peralta in Another Argentine Barnburner

In a rubber match for the ages, Ana Esteche edges Celeste Peralta in another barnburner By Diego Morilla BUENOS AIRES, Argentina.- Only a handful of times have two fighters of the same hometown faced each other with an undisputed boxing title on the line. And when this happens, passions and emotions explode in and out […]

Ana Esteche vs Celeste Peralta 3 in Argentina

Ana Esteche and Celeste Peralta face off in high-stakes rubber match    By Diego Morilla Ana Esteche and Celeste Peralta have already fought twice. The first one was a great bout.  The rematch was simply extraordinary.  And this Saturday, June 3, all signs indicate that they will even improve on those two intense confrontations in their historic […]

The Queen Layla McCarter Seeks Her Throne

The Queen Layla McCarter Seeks Her Throne     By Felipe Leon   If you’ve followed female boxing for the last 20 years then you know who Layla “Amazing” McCarter is.  No introduction needed.   She is considered by many the current best pound for pound female fighter despite of the existence of Cecilia Braekhus, […]

Speed Kills as Yesica Bopp Dominates Luna Torroba

Yesica Bopp dominates Luna Torroba and shows no signs of slowing down By Diego Morilla Getting to the top is hard, and staying there is even harder. But true greatness lays in the ability to make hard tasks look easy, and that’s what the great Yesica Bopp did on this Saturday, April 22nd in the town […]