Tag Archives: Delfine Persoon

Erica Farias Gunning for Cecilia Braekhus

Erica Farias aims for a shot at glory against Cecilia Braekhus   By Diego Morilla The fight ended with the same mood with which it started.  A smile before the first round, and the very same smile at the very end of the bout.  And with it, the gratitude for a chance to get in the ring, […]

Maiva Hamadouche Stops Anahi Sanchez in France

Hamadouche stops Sanchez in a bloody affair   By Diego Morilla In a spirited affair that was probably worthy of a bigger date than a Thursday night, Maiva Hamadouche made the second defense of her IBF female super featherweight title with a fourth round TKO over a willing but outgunned Anahí Sánchez on May 18th in […]

Female Fight News week of Dec. 26, 2016

Female Fight News week of Dec. 26, 2016   It’s the end of the year blues when it comes to prizefighting. After two week doldrums, the action picks up dramatically when New York’s Amanda Serrano defends her WBO super bantamweight title against Mexico’s Yazmin Rivas in Brooklyn, New York. That battle between Puerto Rico and […]

Female Fight News for Week of Dec. 19, 2016

Female Fight News for Week of December 19, 2016: Mariana Juarez, Marcela Acuna and more   In a light weekend before the holiday season two future female Hall of Fame prizefighters Marcela Acuna and Mariana Juarez showed they are not done yet with performing and winning at a high level. On Saturday, in Cancun, Mexico, […]

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 […]

Erica Farias Fights Marisa Nunez

Hometown Favorite Erica Farias vs Marisa Nuñez   After a year of relative calm, some of Argentina’s biggest female boxing stars are coming back to full activity and gearing up for what looms as an even bigger year in 2017.   One of such fighters is super lightweight titlist Erica Farias, one of the hungriest […]

Claressa Shields Debuts in Las Vegas

Rivals Claressa Shields and Franchon Crews Battle as Pros in Las Vegas Straight out of Rio comes America’s top amateur boxer Claressa Shields eager to make a splashy pro debut against another amateur standout Franchon Crews making her pro debut as well in the boxing capital of Las Vegas. The two-time Olympic gold medalist Shields […]

Christina Hammer Wins WBC Title and female fight news

Christina Hammer Wins WBC Title and Female Fight News   Christina Hammer added a second world title to her collection after defeating Kali Reis the WBC titlist in their middleweight unification clash last weekend. And with Claressa Shields entering the pro ranks suddenly the division looks appealing. Hammer (20-0, 9 Kos) now has the WBC […]

Norway’s Cecilia Braekhus Returns and other female fight news

Norway’s Cecilia Braekhus Returns Home to Defend Titles In a country that just recently lifted a ban against prizefighting Cecilia Braekhus finally can show off her skills to her adopted countrymen and women. Braekhus (28-0, 7 Kos) defends the milieu of welterweight titles she holds around her waist like layers on a birthday cake. The […]

Erica Farias Returns

Erica Farias defeats Victoria Bustos in a dominant performance By Diego Morilla ROSARIO, Argentina – Local hero Victoria Bustos failed to live up to the expectations of a long-anticipated rematch against WBC super lightweight titlist Erica Farias, losing by a wide unanimous decision on Saturday night in a fight that did not feature the drama […]