Tag Archives: Debora Dionicius

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Argentina’s Debora Dionicius Beats Mexico’s Fernandez to Keep IBF Title

Dionicius Beats Fernandez in Argentina, defends IBF Title   By Diego Morilla MALVINAS ARGENTINAS, Argentina – After an eight-month long hiatus marked by personal misfortunes, IBF super flyweight titlist Debora Dionicius returned to action and successfully defended her belt against Mexico’ Diana Fernandez in a wide unanimous decision after 10 championship rounds at the local […]

Argentina’s Debora Dionicius vs. Mexico’s Diana Fernandez

Debora Dionicius sets out to earn wider respect in a land of champions   By Diego Morilla A quick review of all the big names in Argentine female boxing inevitably takes us through a list that includes Marcela Acuña, Érica Farías, Ana Esteche, Yesica Bopp and many others. But there is a name that, in […]

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 […]

Female Fight News week of Dec. 5, 2016

Female Fight News week of Dec. 5, 2016 – WBC Female Exhibition Honors the Late Grandpa Rangel. Instead of the usual slowing of boxing activities the women’s world of boxing seems to be thrusting into second gear. A female boxing exhibition in Westminster, California drew hundreds of fans who were able to meet several top […]

Katie Taylor Wins Pro Debut and More Female Fight News

Katie Taylor Wins Pro Debut by KO in England   Two of the most decorated amateur female boxers in the world entered the boxing ring as prizefighters in the past two weeks. It marks a significant moment for women’s boxing worldwide. Katie Taylor who is perhaps Europe’s most celebrated amateur female boxer made her pro […]

Klara Svensson Wins Battle of Stockholm and Female Fight News

Klara Svensson Wins Battle of Stockholm and Female Fight News Who knew the Swedes could be so mean? Klara “The Swedish Princess” Svensson won the Swedish battle over Mikaela ‘Destiny” Lauren for the interim WBC welterweight title on Saturday in Stockholm. Svensson (17-1), a super lightweight, was forced to go up a weight division, but […]