Tag Archives: Chris Namus

A Wish List for 2018 – Best vs Best

2018 Wish List Part I   By Felipe Leon   There is no doubt that the last 12 months have been the best in quite a while for female boxing.  From Amanda Serrano’s dominating performance against Mexican Yazmin “Rusita” Rivas opening up the year 2017 to Katie Taylor’s first defense of her newly captured WBA lightweight […]

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) […]

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 […]

Cecilia Braekhus Picks Chris Namus Apart Over 10 Rounds

Uruguay’s Chris Namus deserves credit for trying to make a fight of it against Cecilia Braekhus. Braekhus lived up to expectations as the “First lady” put on a strong display in her first fight in 15 months. The fight was Saturday, February 27th at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany and the fight aired […]

Cecilia Braekhus vs Chris Namus Is On For Saturday

This Saturday, February 27th World Welterweight Champion Cecilia Braekhus (27-0) faces the challenge of Uruguay’s Chris Namus (21-3) at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany. Cecilia Braekhus vs Chris Namus marks the first time in 15 months that Braekhus, who is nicknamed “The First Lady”, has fought. This Friday afternoon, both ladies came in under […]