Tag Archives: IBF

Argentina’s Great Marcela Acuna KOs Yesica Marcos

Marcela Acuna demolishes Yesica Marcos with a highlight-reel stoppage   By Diego Morilla MORENO, Argentina – It is not easy to continue outdoing oneself after a long and illustrious career, but Marcela Acuña found a way to do just that with her demolishing, highlight-reel, last-round stoppage win over Yesica Marcos on Friday night with the vacant […]

Erica Farias Fights Marisa Nunez

Hometown Favorite Erica Farias vs Marisa Nuñez   After a year of relative calm, some of Argentina’s biggest female boxing stars are coming back to full activity and gearing up for what looms as an even bigger year in 2017.   One of such fighters is super lightweight titlist Erica Farias, one of the hungriest […]

Ana Esteche Upsets Celeste Peralta in Argentina

Ana Esteche upsets Celeste Peralta in a triple-unification barnburner   By Diego Morilla   BUENOS AIRES, Argentina.- In an electrifying triple-unification super lightweight title bout, Ana Laura “Monita” Esteche dominated Celeste “La Bestia” Peralta over 10 rounds to add Peralta’s WBO and  IBF crowns to her own WBA belt with a spirited and emotional unanimous decision victory […]

No Man’s Land

No Man’s Land – How Argentina became a haven for female boxing   By Diego Morilla   Imagine a basketball player making his debut in an NBA game against MJ’s Bulls. Or a big league hitter wannabe making his first trip to the plate to face a Cy Young winner in a World Series game. […]

Cecilia Braekhus to Make History Again

Considered among the pound for pound best in the female boxing world, Cecilia Braekhus will make history once again when she headlines a boxing card in Norway on October 1.   The sport has been banned in the northern European country for more than 30 years.   Norwegian by choice, Colombian by birth, thirty-five year […]

Arely Mucino Beats Legal Wrangle

Arely Mucino Beats Legal Wrangle – This past April with some pomp and circumstance Zanfer Promotions, of Tijuana, Mexico, arguably the biggest promoter in Latin America announced the signing of former female world champion Arely “Ametralladora” Muciño of Monterrey, Mexico.   During their announcement Zanfer mentioned she would be featured soon on a televised bout […]