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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 […]

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, […]

Farias vs. Braekhus & Female Fight News for Week of June 6

Female Fight News for week of June 5 Cecilia Brakehus and Erica Farias   By David A. Avila A rather quiet month of June greeted women’s boxing around the world, but with summer around the corner things begin to heat up. One of Europe’s biggest stars Cecilia Braekhus performs and promotes her first fight card […]

Cecilia Braekhus Prepared for Tough Erica Farias

Cecilia Braekhus Prepared for Tough Challenge from Erica Farias   By Phil Woolever   What could be one of the best women’s championship matches in years is scheduled for Saturday night in Bergen, Norway before a big crowd, as unified welterweight titlist Cecilia Braekhus faces highly respected challenger Erica Farias, the current WBC super-lightweight belt […]

Ana Esteche Edges Celeste Peralta in Another Argentine Barnburner

In a rubber match for the ages, Ana Esteche edges Celeste Peralta in another barnburner By Diego Morilla BUENOS AIRES, Argentina.- Only a handful of times have two fighters of the same hometown faced each other with an undisputed boxing title on the line. And when this happens, passions and emotions explode in and out […]

Ana Esteche vs Celeste Peralta 3 in Argentina

Ana Esteche and Celeste Peralta face off in high-stakes rubber match    By Diego Morilla Ana Esteche and Celeste Peralta have already fought twice. The first one was a great bout.  The rematch was simply extraordinary.  And this Saturday, June 3, all signs indicate that they will even improve on those two intense confrontations in their historic […]

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, […]

Argentina’s Victoria Bustos: “There’s always something to be learned.”

Argentina’s Victoria Bustos: “There is always something to be learned”     By Diego Morilla   Every boxing career spans a wide range between a fighter’s best and worst performance, and Argentina’s Victoria Bustos has already tested the limits of that gap throughout her short but eventful career as a fighter.   Unfortunately for IBF […]

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 […]