Tag Archives: Jelena Mrdjenovich

Wish List for Female Boxing in 2018 Part 2

2018 Wish List Part II   By Felipe Leon   In 2017 we saw the sport of female boxing get to a level we had not seen before in quite some time.  In part one we went through the list from super feather to heavyweight of the female division for matches we would like to see. […]

Mexico vs. The World: a division by division breakdown

Mexico vs The World 
In boxing Mexico has always been a powerhouse. On the male side Mexico has more world champions than any other country

The Best Female Fighters in the World Pound for Pound

The Best Female Prizefighters Pound for Pound
By David A. Avila
Here is the long-awaited pound for pound list of the best female fighters from around

UFC and Bellator Courting Amanda Serrano

Is Female Boxing Losing Another One? Amanda Serrano Considers MMA     By Felipe Leon   The fact female fighters do not get the respect they deserve is no secret.  For years their biggest argument has been although they do everything their male counterparts do, the vast majority of them do not get anywhere near […]

Female Fight News for week of July 3, 2017 Mariana, Jelena and more

Female Fight News for week of July 3, 2017 Mariana, Jelena and more   By David A. Avila Thirty is the new 20 in female prizefighting with a number of the very best 30-something year-old boxers still competing at the highest levels around the world. Canada’s Jelena Mrdjenovich escaped with her two world titles last […]

Argentine Action: Griffa Wins and Waits for Serrano; Matthysse Loses

Griffa wins and waits for Serrano; Matthysse loses comeback fight Two outstanding Argentine female fighters took their careers in completely different directions this week, in a rare all-female double-header broadcast live by DirectTV Sports from Laguna Larga, Cordoba on Saturday, June 24. The biggest shock came in the co-main six rounder in the featherweight division […]

The Queen Layla McCarter Seeks Her Throne

The Queen Layla McCarter Seeks Her Throne     By Felipe Leon   If you’ve followed female boxing for the last 20 years then you know who Layla “Amazing” McCarter is.  No introduction needed.   She is considered by many the current best pound for pound female fighter despite of the existence of Cecilia Braekhus, […]

Amanda Serrano vs Yazmin Rivas; Another Puerto Rico vs Mexico War

Amanda Serrano vs Yazmin Rivas; Another Puerto Rico vs Mexico War   Brooklyn’s Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano spearheads the first televised female title fight in decades when she faces Yazmin “La Rusita” Rivas on Saturday. If that’s not enough to shoulder, it’s also Puerto Rico versus Mexico. WBO super bantamweight titlist Serrano (30-1-1, 23 […]

Five Fights That Need to Happen in 2017

Wishful Thinking: Five Fights for 2017     Like everybody else in the world, we here at ThePrizeFighters.com are hopeful and optimistic about the following twelve months.  Showtime is all set to broadcast live female boxing as early as January and the continuation and conclusion of the WBC female flyweight tournament is expected in the […]

Best of Female Boxing for 2016

The Prizefighters Best of Female Boxing for 2016   Female Fighter of the Year It was a busy year internationally for female prizefighting. Around the world a number of the best showed off their talent. In Norway, a glass ceiling was burst by welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus who ended a ban on women’s boxing in […]