Tag Archives: Jennifer Salinas

Farias vs. Braekhus & Female Fight News for Week of June 6

Female Fight News for week of June 5 Cecilia Brakehus and Erica Farias   By David A. Avila A rather quiet month of June greeted women’s boxing around the world, but with summer around the corner things begin to heat up. One of Europe’s biggest stars Cecilia Braekhus performs and promotes her first fight card […]

Maiva Hamadouche Stops Anahi Sanchez in France

Hamadouche stops Sanchez in a bloody affair   By Diego Morilla In a spirited affair that was probably worthy of a bigger date than a Thursday night, Maiva Hamadouche made the second defense of her IBF female super featherweight title with a fourth round TKO over a willing but outgunned Anahí Sánchez on May 18th in […]

Historic Fight: Amanda Serrano vs Yazmin Rivas on TV

Historic Moment for Women’s Boxing on Television   Female boxing finally hits television. Hard-hitting New Yorker Amanda Serrano faces Mexico’s Yazmin Rivas in a super bantamweight clash for the Puerto Rican’s WBO title in less than two weeks. It’s been a long time coming. After a lengthy void of female prizefighting, Showtime Extreme will televise […]

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 […]

Claressa Shields Debuts in Las Vegas

Rivals Claressa Shields and Franchon Crews Battle as Pros in Las Vegas Straight out of Rio comes America’s top amateur boxer Claressa Shields eager to make a splashy pro debut against another amateur standout Franchon Crews making her pro debut as well in the boxing capital of Las Vegas. The two-time Olympic gold medalist Shields […]

Christina Hammer Wins WBC Title and female fight news

Christina Hammer Wins WBC Title and Female Fight News   Christina Hammer added a second world title to her collection after defeating Kali Reis the WBC titlist in their middleweight unification clash last weekend. And with Claressa Shields entering the pro ranks suddenly the division looks appealing. Hammer (20-0, 9 Kos) now has the WBC […]