Tag Archives: Ibeth Zamora

Esmeralda Moreno Beats Zamora and Female Fight News for week of April 24

Female Fight News for week of April 24 Mexican War and more   By David A. Avila High profile fights took place in North America and South America and next weekend Europe and Asia get into the act. The most important saw Amanda “Real Deal” Serrano become the first Puerto Rican to win five world […]

WBC Flyweight Tournament and Female Fight News for week of April 17

Female Fight News for week of April 17 Flyweight Tournament and more   By David A. Avila Flyweights and bantamweights take center stage this weekend in Mexico and the U.S. respectively as world title fights take place. It was a light week for female boxing in most of the world. Europe saw fighters in Hungary […]

Kenia “La Gema” Enriquez Wins in Tijuana, Brenda Flores Wins Too

Kenia Enriquez Wins in Tijuana and Brenda Flores Too on Female Doubleheader     TIJUANA, MEXICO-She made it look easy.   After a eight month hiatus away from the ring, former WBO flyweight world champion Kenia “La Gema” Enriquez (18-1, 8KO) scored a lopsided but entertaining unanimous decision over the tough Guadalupe “Maravilla” Martinez (4-7) […]

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 […]

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 […]

WBC Tourney: Ibeth Zamora’s Turn

WBC Female Flyweight Tournament Update: Ibeth Zamora Jumps Into Mix   By Felipe Leon   After World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman announced in mid-September the launch of the WBC female flyweight tournament with the winner taking home the coveted diamond belt and 112-pound supremacy, three of the four fights for the first round were […]

Fresh Faces: Marina Ramirez

Fortunately for 26 year-old former amateur standout Marina Ramirez (2-0) now fighting as a pro, the milestones in her punch for bucks’ career are coming in quick.   Unlike many of her female boxer counterparts, Ramirez has not fought at dingy club shows or buried deep within numerous fight bout cards.  Her pro fight debut […]

WBC Flyweight Tourney Resumes: McMorrow vs Moreno

WBC Flyweight Tourney Rolls On   In late January of this year Mauricio Sulaiman, president of the World Boxing Council, announced at the second annual All-Female WBC Boxing convention his intention of organizing a flyweight tournament sometime in 2016.  He mentioned guaranteed purses and exposure on television as major tenants of the tourney.  Some of […]

Cecilia Braekhus KOs Mathis and other Female Fight News

Cecilia Braekhus Kos Mathis and other Female Fight News   Norway’s Cecilia Braekhus broke down doors in her country with a sizzling knockout win over France’s Anne Sophie Mathis, and a much anticipated flyweight tournament backed by the WBC organization opened up in Mexico City. They were two of the more important events erupting in […]