Tag Archives: Daniela Bermudez

Argentine Firefights on Back to Back Days-Acuna, O’Connell and more

Acuña edges O’Connell, Bermudez and Benavidez fight to a draw in rematch By Diego Morilla Two of Argentina’s best female fighters saw action this weekend, and they both had to work hard to hold on to their respective world titles in a pair of action-packed, exciting bouts. On Friday, June 16th, Acuña, the country’s very […]

Marcela Acuña Leads Back to Back Nights of Title Fights in Argentina

Acuña defends against O’Connell, Bermudez and Benavidez square off in rematch   By Diego Morilla Being the very first Argentine female fighter to hold a boxing license and still fighting at the age of 40 is not an impediment for the legendary Marcela Acuña to continue challenging herself to take her historic run to new […]

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 […]

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 […]

Yesica Bopp Faces Luna Torroba, But Targets North America

Yesica “Tuti” Bopp faces Luna Torroba, but aims for bigger stars   By Diego Morilla There are plenty of achievements accumulated, and they keep on coming. But the pioneer of Argentina’s amateur boxing and multiple world champion Yesica Bopp does not rest on her laurels, and she is coming for more. This Saturday, April 22nd, […]

Best Female Prizefighters Pound for Pound 2016

Here’s our list of female prizefighting’s top pro boxers in the world. A few will be fighting in the ring very soon and others have not fought for more than a year. But we’re basing our assessment on pure talent, not activity. In the U.S. many of the top female fighters have a difficult time […]

Sisters Mariana and Lourdes Juarez Back in Action

Juarez Sisters Back in Action One might think as the year is winding down many fighters would like to relax and reflect on the past 12 months and prepare for the upcoming 2017.  If a fighter is lucky, they might even pick up an easy fight before the holiday season to ensure their family enjoys […]

Yesica Bopp Dominates Torres

Yesica Bopp Dominates Anahi Torres in Argentina   By Diego Morilla RIO HONDO, Argentina – In another superb display of boxing skills, Yesica Bopp defended her WBA mini-flyweight title with a dominant unanimous decision victory over Mexico’s Anahi Torres on Saturday night, capping a successful comeback that has seen her go 3-0 in 2016 after a year-long […]

Yesica Bopp Ready for Anahi Torres

Yesica Bopp: “I am working hard for whatever comes my way.”   By Diego Morilla Female boxing in Argentina has grown exponentially through the years, and a few fighters are responsible for that extraordinary growth. One of them is definitely Yesica Bopp, a perennial pound-for-pound entrant and current WBA mini-flyweight titlist, who is getting ready […]

No Man’s Land

No Man’s Land – How Argentina became a haven for female boxing   By Diego Morilla   Imagine a basketball player making his debut in an NBA game against MJ’s Bulls. Or a big league hitter wannabe making his first trip to the plate to face a Cy Young winner in a World Series game. […]