Tag Archives: Franchon Crews

Female Fight News for week of March 21 Olympians

Female Fight News for week of March 21, 2017 Olympians We’re in the age of the Olympians. Two Olympians from the 2012 London Olympics perform this weekend in different parts of the world. Ireland’s Katie Taylor (3-0, 2 Kos) just recently fought on March 4th and won by stoppage against Monica Gentili. Now, she returns […]

Claressa Shields Warns Don’t Blink on Showtime Debut

Claressa Shields Warns Don’t Blink on Showtime Debut Move over boys. It’s Claressa time. America’s Claressa Shields was anointed the first female to headline a major television network main event on television. Now, after beating up the amateurs, she’s working on the pros. Shields (1-0) faces Hungary’s veteran Szilvia Szabados (15-8, 6 KOs) in a […]

It’s True. Claressa Shields the Main Event on Showtime Card in March

It’s True. Claressa Shields the Main Event on Showtime Card in March.   Former U.S. Olympic superstar Claressa Shields signed an expected contract with television network Showtime on Tuesday. But not expected was that her fight will be the main event. It’s an historic moment in female boxing. “I did not expect to be the […]

Best of Female Boxing for 2016

The Prizefighters Best of Female Boxing for 2016   Female Fighter of the Year It was a busy year internationally for female prizefighting. Around the world a number of the best showed off their talent. In Norway, a glass ceiling was burst by welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus who ended a ban on women’s boxing in […]

Cindy Serrano Wins, Amanda Serrano fights Next and on TV

Cindy Serrano Wins, Amanda Serrano Next and Female Boxing Hits TV In front of an anxious Puerto Rican audience Cindy Serrano captured the WBO featherweight world title by majority decision. Her sister Amanda Serrano holds the WBO super bantamweight belt. Now they are the only sisters to hold world titles simultaneously. “It feels amazing! Words […]

All Female Fight Card in SF Bay Area

World Champions Lead Female Fight Card in SF Bay Area Dec. 3.   In the past decade the San Francisco Bay area has been a hotbed for female boxing in both the amateur and pro arenas. One major reason has been Blanca Gutierrez a former kickboxer turned boxer turned promoter. She’s like the Pied Piper […]

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 […]

Ireland’s Katie Taylor Debuts on Saturday

Ireland’s Katie Taylor Debuts on Saturday in England   Ireland’s highly acclaimed Katie Taylor, a former Olympic gold medalist in 2012, jumps into the prize ring for her much anticipated pro debut on Saturday in London, England, the site of her greatest accomplishment. Now 30 years old, the multi-world champion of the amateur world enters […]

Claressa Shields Bangs Out Pro Debut Win in Las Vegas

Claressa Shields Enters the Pro Ranks With a Bang in Las Vegas   LAS VEGAS-Fresh from her Olympic heroics Claressa Shields walked into the vast arena not knowing what to expect in her first pro fight. But after the initial explosion of punches all was back to normal. She won. The entire crowd of 13,000 […]

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 […]