Tag Archives: Claressa Shields

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 […]

Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo In Pursuit

“LA Diva” Maricela Cornejo Learns On The Job   By Felipe Leon   By all accounts and purposes, former WBC International super middleweight champion Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo (8-2, 2KO) is ready for whatever is next in her boxing career.  The 30-year-old, originally of Washington state but now fighting out of the Inland Empire east […]

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 […]

Lucia Rijker and Female Fight News for week of Aug. 14

Lucia Rijker and Female Fight News for week of Aug. 14, 2017   By David A. Avila Perhaps the greatest female fighter of any era, Lucia Rijker, was inducted into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame over the weekend. Unlike another from her country, actor Jean Claude Van Damme, the “Muscles from Brussels,” who appeared […]

Alejandra Jimenez Defends Heavyweight Title and Maricela Cornejo Returns

“Tigre” Jimenez Ready to Roar in Mexico By Felipe Leon   Traditionally the heavyweight division is the glamour weight class in boxing.  It is believed the way the division goes, so does boxing.  In female boxing, it is the other way around.  The heavier the fighter, the less attention she receives.   Unless your last […]

Olympians Mikaela and Claressa and Female Fight News for week of Aug. 7

Female Fight News for week of Aug. 7, 2017 Olympian Week   By David A. Avila Olympian week took hold as former American team mates both made history over the weekend in different parts of the U.S.A. The sleeping giant has awoken Claressa Shields dominated WBC super middleweight champion Nikki Adler to rip the world […]

Claressa Shields TKOs Her Way to World Titles

Claressa Shields TKOs Her Way to World Titles   By David A. Avila Mission accomplished. Claressa Shields blasted Germany’s Nikki Adler through five rounds to win the WBC and IBF super middleweight titles by technical knockout with one swoop on Friday. “I’m happy and blessed. I got the TKO. I knocked out the world champion […]

Claressa Shields Looking to Prove She’s the Best

Claressa Shields Looking to Prove She’s the Best   By David A. Avila Claressa “T-Rex” Shields claims to be the best female fighter pound for pound. Nothing wrong with confidence. Shields (3-0) looks to prove her claim when she faces Germany’s undefeated Nikki Adler (16-0) for the WBC and IBF super middleweight world titles on […]

Katie Taylor and Female Fight News for week of July 31, 2017

Female Fight News for week of July 31, Katie Taylor and More   By David A. Avila One of the lightest weeks of the boxing calendar saw female prizefighting take center stage last weekend and again this coming weekend. Katie Taylor, the pride of Ireland, made her American debut with a one-sided thrashing of Texan […]

Amanda Serrano “The Real Deal” and Female Fight News for week of July 17

Female Fight News for week of July 17, Amanda Serrano “The Real Deal.”   By David A. Avila It looks like it’s North America’s turn for female prizefighting. The spotlight has been turned on brightly for many of the top Americans including the announcement that another U.S. Olympian Mikaela Mayer will now be fighting as […]