Female Fight News May 7, 2018 Another Look at Braekhus By David A. Avila When Cecilia Braekhus selected Kali Reis as an opponent for HBO’s female boxing debut it was because she wanted someone to test her. Borrowing a term from Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, it was a “big drama show” as the welterweight world […]
Female Fight News for week of Jan. 8, 2018 Claressa Shields
By David A. Avila
World champion Claressa Shields opens up 2018 against a formidable foe in Tori Nelson
The first female national championship in the minimumweight division went to Jun Yabuki after a six round clash against Fuka Komura on Monday.
Reporting from Japan: Miyo Yoshida EdgesTakano in Bantamweight Final
TOKYO-The woman with a brand new white championship belt for Japan
Tournaments in Japan for More Female Champions By Yuriko Miyata A decade of dedication by Japanese female boxers has moved the conservative world and opened the gates for the very first female championship tournament this year. East Japan Boxing Association (JPBA-EAST), the female category committee backed by Japan Boxing Commission (JBC), organized […]