Tag Archives: Felipe Leon

Kaliesha West Looks to Return to Limelight

If four-time world champion Kaliesha “Wild Wild” West is anything, it is brash and outspoken.  She is also a veteran of over 100 amateur fights and 21 professional ones with a record of 16-2-3, 4 KOs. West has fought the best in her division in an eight year professional career including Ava Knight, Ada Velez […]

Heather Hardy “I Didn’t Come This Far, Just to Come This Far.”

Heather Hardy Wants More: “I Didn’t Come This Far Just To Come This Far” With only four weeks to prepare, undefeated WBC International super bantamweight champion Heather “The Heat” Hardy (18-0, 4KO) stepped into the ring against her most important opponent to date, Shelly Vincent (18-1, 1KO), last Sunday, August 21st, at the Ford Amphitheatre […]

Island of Puerto Rico Not Producing Homebased Female Prizefighters

Female Prizefighters – Arguably the biggest rivalry in the sport of boxing is the one between the country of Mexico and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The history of professional prize fights between two of the sport’s super powers is long and storied.  Wilfredo Gómez vs. Salvador Sánchez, Julio Cesar Chávez vs Hector “Macho” Camacho and […]

The Marketing of Mariana Juarez, Mexico’s Most Recognized Female Fighter

With over 50 fights under her belt, nearly 20 years as a professional and a world title at flyweight, 35-year old Mariana “Barbie” Juarez is arguably the most recognized Mexican female fighter in boxing today. Battles with a who’s who of the sport including Ana Maria Torres, Elena Reid, Monica Lovato, Simona Galassi, Arely Mucino […]

Yazmin Rivas Loses WBC Title in Baja California, Raja Keeps Belt

 Yazmin Rivas Loses WBC Title – An entertaining fight card was the fitting closing for the historic Second Annual WBC Female Convention held in Tijuana, Mexico, on the last weekend of January of 2016.  On that Saturday night, January 30th, at the state-of-the-mind Rosarito Convention Center in the small sea village just south of Tijuana, WBC […]