Tag Archives: Claressa Shields

Claressa Shields: Targets All Lined Up

Claressa Shields: Targets All Lined Up
By Felipe Leon
Throughout the year a big subject in the sport of boxing is how 2017 has been one of the best

Mexico’s Juarez sisters and Female Fight News for week of Nov. 6. 2017

Female Fight News for week of Nov. 6, 2017 Juarez Sisters   By David A. Avila Mexico’s most famous sisters keep the ball rolling this weekend and two top American fighters make news. Women’s boxing made headlines all over the world and continues through this week. Sisters Patricia Juarez and Lourdes Juarez fought in back […]

Christina Hammer KOs Ankrah Is USA Next?

Hammer KOs Ankrah and Looks Toward the USA   By Phil Woolever   Christina Hammer did what she was supposed to do and stopped overmatched challenger Gifty Amanua Ankrah on Saturday night at the Sportscheck Arena in Munich, Germany.   The leather hammer came down on Ankrah at the end of round four in front […]

Melissa St. Vil and Female Fight News for week of Oct. 30, 2017

Female Fight News for week of Oct. 30, 2017 Melissa St. Vil   By David A. Avila Haiti’s first female champion Melissa St. Vil returned to the island once again and won by technical knockout in a non-title fight. It was significant for St. Vil because it was her first win by knockout after 16 […]

The Best Female Fighters in the World Pound for Pound

The Best Female Prizefighters Pound for Pound
By David A. Avila
Here is the long-awaited pound for pound list of the best female fighters from around

Christina Hammer Targeting Claressa Shields

Christina Hammer Targeting for Claressa Shields       By Phil Woolever Along with boxing’s increased exposure from recent, mega- matches, it appears 2018 will offer a true, unification “super fight” in the women’s ranks, featuring longtime middleweight champion Christina Hammer against rising star Claressa Shields.   Both undefeated fighters possess the talent and charisma to produce […]

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 […]