Tag Archives: Kali Reis

D-Day for American Prizefighters and Female Fight News

Female Fight News June 4, 2018 D-Day for American Fighters   By David A. Avila D-Day is approaching for women’s prizefighting in the month of June led by an invasion force that includes Claressa “T-Rex” Shields dropping to the middleweight division. Seventy-four years ago, on June 6, the Allied Forces invaded Normandy Beach in France […]

Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo: Ready, Set, Go, in Mexico

Maricela Cornejo vs. Claudia Ramirez in Mexico   By David A. Avila Southern California-based Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo meets Claudia Ramirez in a six round super middleweight bout on Saturday in Quintana Roo, Mexico. The stylish and attractive Mexican-American fighter Cornejo (10-2, 3 KOs) has taken a sideways path but now with the backing of […]

Nikki Adler Reboots and Meets Femke Hermans on Saturday

Adler Meets Hermans On The Comeback Trail   By Phil Woolever   When super-middleweight Nikki Adler faces Femke Hermans at the Curt Frenzel Stadium in Augsburg, Germany on Saturday night it will be more than simply a meeting for the vacant WBO title.   Personally, it’s also a meaningful homecoming appearance for Adler, who relocated […]

Another Look at Braekhus L.A. Fight and Female Fight News

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 […]

Cecilia Braekhus Survives Reis in L.A.

Braekhus Survives Reis In Historic HBO Televised Fight   By Felipe Leon   LOS ANGELES-Despite employing a war dance in her ring walk and dropping the undefeated and undisputed welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus in the seventh round, it just wasn’t enough for the game Kali Reis (13-7-1, 4KO) to score the upset with Braekhus (33-0, […]

Cecilia Braekhus Defends World Titles in Los Angeles

Cecilia Braekhus Defends Welterweight Titles Against Kali Reis in Los Angeles   By David A. Avila Cecilia Braekhus enters the gauntlet and it truly begins for her this weekend. Known as the “First Lady,” the serenely confident Norwegian now tries her skills against America’s best and now it begins. Braekhus (32-0, 9 KOs) risks her […]

HBO Enters Female Fight Game – Cecilia Braekhus at StubHub

Female Fight News April 30, 2018 HBO Enters the Female Fight Game   By David A. Avila HBO will televise the welterweight world championship fight on Saturday between Cecilia Braekhus and Kali Reis. Those words have caused tremors across the female boxing universe. Television networks across the board had shown female boxing, some longer than […]

Braekhus Breaks Last TV Barrier, HBO Will Show Female Boxing

Cecilia Braekhus Breaks Last Television Barrier, HBO Will Show Female Boxing   By David A. Avila Norway’s Cecilia Braekhus has broken the last barrier and the undisputed welterweight champion’s defense will be televised by HBO it was announced today. HBO has never shown female boxing in its long history. Braekhus (32-0, 9 KOs) defends the […]

Hammer Fight Cancelled, But She Will Attend Claressa Shields Fight

Hammer Fight Cancelled

By Phil Woolever

Friday’s Claressa Shields – Tori Nelson match will still be another landmark night in the current female boxing surge

Beasts of the East: Best Female Fighters East Coast

Beasts of the East: Best Female Fighters East Coast
By David A. Avila
With television focusing primarily on female prizefighters of the East Coast