Tag Archives: Ibeth Zamora

Diana Fernandez vs. Olga Julio in Mexico

Diana “Bonita” Fernandez: “I Want To Be The New Face of Female Mexican Boxing”   By Felipe Leon   One of the newest faces at the Mexican national level Diana “Bonita” Fernandez (17-2, 4 KOs) makes her return on the biggest terrestrial television network in boxing-crazy Mexico this Saturday night from her hometown in Ciudad […]

Lourdes Juarez Ready for a World Title Shot

Lourdes “Pequeña Lulu” Juarez: “I Have Made My Own Name Now.”   By Felipe Leon   Mexican flyweight contender Lourdes “Pequeña Lulu” Juarez (24-2, 3KO) says she is ready for her time in the spot light.  The 31-year-old mother of two, is better known as the youngest sister of the fighting Juarez clan along with […]

Ibeth Zamora: A New Triple Division Winner and Female Fight News

Female Fight News for May 28, 2018 Triple Threats   By David A. Avila A third Mexican female fighter Ibeth Zamora joined the ranks of her fellow countrywomen in winning three world titles in three weight divisions. Zamora joins Mariana Juarez and Yazmin Rivas as those Mexican fighters with three division world titles strapped around […]

Ibeth Zamora vs Melissa McMorrow; Lulu Juarez vs Jackie Calvo in Mexico

The Best Comes In Threes: Zamora vs McMorrow   By Felipe Leon   In the world of female boxing, Mexico imposes a large shadow over the sport. In spite of that, it wasn’t until the legendary Mariana “Barbie” Juarez captured the WBC bantamweight title in April of last year the country had their first three-divisional […]

Mexican Uprising: Moreno, Gomez, and Rivas

Esmeralda “Joya” Moreno Defends In Mexico, “Rusita” Rivas Challenges In Colombia   By Felipe Leon   Esmeralda “Joya” Moreno is in a unique situation.  After failing to exact revenge against Jessica “Kika” Chavez last September in the final of the WBC flyweight tournament, the 30-year-old mother of one still holds her WBC light flyweight world […]

Ava Knight to Sign With Mayweather Promotions

Ava Knight to Sign With Mayweather Promotions

By David A. Avila

Mayweather Promotions has agreed to sign Ava Knight to a promotional contract it was announced on Monday. However details of the length

Japan’s Naoko Shibata Bids Farewell

Japan’s Naoko Shibata Bids Farewell       By Yuriko Miyata   Female boxing in Japan has been led by positive, energetic, and superb women since its approval by the Japanese Boxing Commission(JBC) in 2008.   Former IBF light flyweight champion Naoko Shibata was one of those great talents. Last month she decided to hang […]

Reporting from Japan: Etsuko Tada Powers by Naoko Shibata

Reporting from Japan: Etsuko Tada Powers by Naoko Shibata
Showdowns between fellow rivals have always pleased fans in Japan.

Katie Taylor and Female Fight News for week of Oct. 23.

Female Fight News for week of Oct. 23, 2017 Katie Taylor and more   By David A. Avila Several world title fights took place in various parts of the world this past weekend from Europe to Asia. This coming Saturday a former Olympian seeks to grab a world title in Wales. Ireland’s Katie Taylor (6-0) […]

Mexican Battles: Zamora vs Millan & Rivas vs Larios

Fighting For a Chance: Zamora vs. Millan &
Yazmin Rivas vs. Larios
While the big news in female boxing in the United States is the upswing the sport