Tag Archives: Diana Fernandez

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 […]