Tag Archives: Heather Hardy

Claressa Shields Wins Title and Female Fight News for week of June 19

Female Fight News for week of June 19 Claressa Shields and More   By David A. Avila A slight lull in fight cards took place last week but those that occurred were monster bouts including Argentina, Mexico and the United States of America. Claressa “T-Rex” Shields battled through an eight round slugfest with Sydney LeBlanc […]

Renaissance and Female Fight News for week of May 22, 2017

Female Fight News for week of May 22, 2017 Renaissance   By David A. Avila Dreams are being made and dreams are being chased by female prizefighters around the globe. In Japan a 41-year-old finally saw her world title goals achieved. Meanwhile, a 23-year-old from Tijuana, Mexico finds inspiration from a gutsy Puerto Rican woman […]

World Title or Bust for Heather Hardy

Heather Hardy Wants to Fight Whoever Fans Want   By J.P. Yim and David A. Avila BROOKLYN, NY-After a convincing victory Heather “the Heat” Hardy declared on Thursday that nothing less than a world title shot is on her target sights. “I’m really interested in fights for the WBC world title,” said Hardy who currently […]

Cindy Serrano Wins and Female Fight News for week of May 15

Female Fight News for week of May 15, 2017 Cindy Serrano and more   By David A. Avila Puerto Rico’s Serrano sisters continue to blaze history in 2017 and in Mexico a long-standing champion was dethroned over the weekend. France heated up and next week is Japan’s turn. Cindy Serrano successfully defended the WBO featherweight […]

Golden Boy Promotions Jumps in With Two Feet

Golden Boy Promotions Jumps In With Two Feet   By Felipe Leon   Fighters are the most important piece in the boxing business.  Without them, there is no boxing, plain and simple but right along with them are the promoters who with their financial investment and business acumen provide the platform for the fighters to […]

Melissa St. Vil Defends WBC Silver Title in Haiti

Melissa St. Vil Defends WBC Silver Title in Haiti   By Janice Yim and David A. Avila Haitian native Melissa St. Vil returns to the warmer climate of her island country once again in defense of her title. It’s still cold in St. Vil’s (9-2-3) adopted New York City and once again she returns to […]

Female Fight News for week of March 14, Japan’s All Female Card

Female Fight News for the week of March 14, Japan’s All Female Card It’s almost like a dream for those following female boxing. Claressa “T-Rex” Shields won the NABF middleweight title with a one-sided beating of Hungary’s battle tough, but over-matched Szilvia Szabados. More importantly, it was the first time a female fight was the […]

Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza Backs Female Boxing

Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza Jumps In With Both Feet   The fairer sex has been strapping on the fight gloves as long as men and for more than a century of modern day professional boxing, women have not received their fair share of exposure, recognition, fame, money or a combination of all of the above.   […]

Female Fight News for week of March 7, Heather Hardy and more

Female Fight News for week of March 7, 2017 Heather Hardy and more One Olympian triumphed in her third foray into the professional world and another will enter the stage a second time in what will be another historic moment for women’s prizefighting. But first, Brooklyn’s Heather “the Heat” Hardy returned to the boxing ring […]

Female Fight News for week of Feb. 27, 2017 Heather Hardy and more

Female Fight News for week of Feb. 27, 2017 Heather Hardy and more All heads turn toward Europe once again as Ireland’s Olympic gold medalist Katie Taylor returns to the prize ring in London, England. Taylor (2-0) meets Italy’s Monica Gentili (6-6) at O2 Arena for a four round lightweight clash on Saturday March 4. […]