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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 […]

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 […]

Melissa St. Vil to the Rescue

In boxing, one of the biggest perks for champions or journeymen alike is the opportunity to travel. To see new lands, meet new people, live new experiences while getting paid and doing what you love might be the best part of the sport, besides a hefty paycheck.  It looks like Brooklyn, New York’s Melissa St. […]