Tag Archives: Isabel Millan

Japan’s Naoko Fujioka Wins Historic World Title by KO

Japan’s Naoko Fujioka Wins Historic World Title by KO     By Yuriko Miyata   TOKYO-Adding a new achievement in Japanese boxing history, Naoko Fujioka captured her fourth world title on Monday with a technical knockout victory over number contender Isabel Millan of Mexico at 21 seconds into the final round of the bout for […]

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 […]

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 […]

Japan’s Fearless Naoko Fujioka: The Journey Continues

Japan’s Fearless Naoko Fujioka: The Journey Continues     By Yuriko Miyata   Former three-division world champion Naoko Fujioka (15-2, 6 Kos) is going to make another attempt to capture a fourth major title on March 13th in Tokyo Japan.   It will be a 10-round bout against WBF 112 lbs titlist Isabel Millan of […]

Isabel “Estrella” Millan Retains Title in Mexico

“Estrella” Millan Retains WBF Flywight Title   WBF flyweight champion Isabel “Estrella” Millan (18-2-1, 8KO) of Culiacan, Sinaloa, scored the first defense of her title via disqualification over Mexico City’s Sonia Osorio (8-3-1, 1KO).   The championship bout took place on Friday night, December 9th, at the Nuevo Leon Gymnasium in Millan’s adopted hometown of […]

Female Fight News week of Dec. 5, 2016

Female Fight News week of Dec. 5, 2016 – WBC Female Exhibition Honors the Late Grandpa Rangel. Instead of the usual slowing of boxing activities the women’s world of boxing seems to be thrusting into second gear. A female boxing exhibition in Westminster, California drew hundreds of fans who were able to meet several top […]