Tag Archives: Cecilia Braekhus

Layla McCarter Wins in Germany, What’s Next?

Another Win For Layla McCarter, And Now Another Wait   By Phil Woolever   Layla McCarter notched another win last weekend, this one coming in Karlsruhe, Germany against solid Eva Bajic.   McCarter improved to 42-13-5 (11) and showed some of the form and technique that provides her fans with evidence she could emerge victorious […]

Showtime TV Broadcasting Claressa Shields vs Hanna Gabriels plus Female Fight News

Female Fight News June 18, 2018 Showtime for Women   By David A. Avila Believe it or not female boxing will reach the same heights as the men. It’s just a matter of time. Television gives a gigantic boost to women’s prizefighting this Friday as Showtime Boxing showcases not just one, but two female world […]

Layla McCarter Ready to Roll in Germany

 Layla McCarter : “I Know Who I Am And What I’ve Done In This Sport”    By Phil Woolever   There could be an appropriately wild scene at a place called the Wildpark Stadium in Karlsruhe, Germany this Saturday night.   A huge outdoor card is scheduled, with 21 (!) pro bouts currently on the […]

Germany is Rocking Again and Female Fight News

Female Fight News June 11, 2018 Germany Rocking Again   By David A. Avila Germany is rocking this week. Just like old times. A decade ago if you wanted to find a top tier female prize fight, you looked to Germany. Now the rest of the world has caught up but the country still has […]

Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo: Ready, Set, Go, in Mexico

Maricela Cornejo vs. Claudia Ramirez in Mexico   By David A. Avila Southern California-based Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo meets Claudia Ramirez in a six round super middleweight bout on Saturday in Quintana Roo, Mexico. The stylish and attractive Mexican-American fighter Cornejo (10-2, 3 KOs) has taken a sideways path but now with the backing of […]

Nikki Adler Reboots and Meets Femke Hermans on Saturday

Adler Meets Hermans On The Comeback Trail   By Phil Woolever   When super-middleweight Nikki Adler faces Femke Hermans at the Curt Frenzel Stadium in Augsburg, Germany on Saturday night it will be more than simply a meeting for the vacant WBO title.   Personally, it’s also a meaningful homecoming appearance for Adler, who relocated […]

Another Look at Braekhus L.A. Fight and Female Fight News

Female Fight News May 7, 2018 Another Look at Braekhus   By David A. Avila When Cecilia Braekhus selected Kali Reis as an opponent for HBO’s female boxing debut it was because she wanted someone to test her. Borrowing a term from Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, it was a “big drama show” as the welterweight world […]

Cecilia Braekhus Survives Reis in L.A.

Braekhus Survives Reis In Historic HBO Televised Fight   By Felipe Leon   LOS ANGELES-Despite employing a war dance in her ring walk and dropping the undefeated and undisputed welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus in the seventh round, it just wasn’t enough for the game Kali Reis (13-7-1, 4KO) to score the upset with Braekhus (33-0, […]

Cecilia Braekhus Defends World Titles in Los Angeles

Cecilia Braekhus Defends Welterweight Titles Against Kali Reis in Los Angeles   By David A. Avila Cecilia Braekhus enters the gauntlet and it truly begins for her this weekend. Known as the “First Lady,” the serenely confident Norwegian now tries her skills against America’s best and now it begins. Braekhus (32-0, 9 KOs) risks her […]

HBO Enters Female Fight Game – Cecilia Braekhus at StubHub

Female Fight News April 30, 2018 HBO Enters the Female Fight Game   By David A. Avila HBO will televise the welterweight world championship fight on Saturday between Cecilia Braekhus and Kali Reis. Those words have caused tremors across the female boxing universe. Television networks across the board had shown female boxing, some longer than […]