Tag Archives: Kaliesha West

The Education of Seniesa Estrada: Boxing Savant

Seniesa Estrada: Boxing Savant   By David A. Avila A quick glimpse of Seniesa Estrada walking in a hallway would lead most strangers to assume the petite figure might be a college student, a pharmaceutical salesperson, a young attorney, anything but one of the most dynamic prizefighters in the game today. All those vocations are […]

Southern California’s Adelaida “La Cobra” Ruiz

“They Call Me Cobra,” Adelaida Ruiz   By David A. Avila Adelaida Ruiz lives a double life. Monday through Friday the bantamweight fighter Ruiz works at a medical center in a sterile environment where paperwork and well-lit rooms are normal. On weekends, Ruiz works at a darkly lit East L.A. bar. Though it’s in a […]

Ana Julaton Retires and Female Fight News for March 25, 2018

Female Fight News for March 26, Ana Julaton Retires   By David A. Avila Only 11 years ago Ana “The Hurricane” Julaton slipped on the boxing gloves for a first time to enter the prize ring at Morongo Casino near Palm Springs, Calif. Now, after 21 pro bouts, the Filipina-American former world champion is retiring. […]

West Coast Female Prizefighting Revived

Female Fight News March 19, 2018 West Coast Revived   By David A. Avila After two or three years of darkness West Coast boxing finally returned and for two consecutive weeks female prizefighting shined. For back-to-back weeks female boxing was televised on three separate fight cards thanks to Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank. One […]

Ava Knight to Sign With Mayweather Promotions

Ava Knight to Sign With Mayweather Promotions

By David A. Avila

Mayweather Promotions has agreed to sign Ava Knight to a promotional contract it was announced on Monday. However details of the length

The 12 Best Female Fighters on the West Coast

West Coast Breakdown: A Dozen of the Best   By David A. Avila Over the past year female prizefighters from the West Coast have been virtually invisible as television focused on the East. Unlike the boxers from places like New York and New Jersey, those on the west side of the U.S. are mostly smaller […]

Mikaela Mayer and Female Fight News for week of Sept.25

Female Fight News for week of Sept. 25, Mikaela Mayer and more   By David A. Avila A seismic shift took place the last few weeks with several female prizefighters showcasing their talent in the West Coast. After many months of drought the West Coast has erupted with female prizefighters performing in Las Vegas, Los […]

Kaliesha West is Back

Former bantamweight and super bantamweight champ Kaliesha West is Back   By Sindy Amador It was really amazing to see and enjoy the comeback of the super star. The professional female boxer is a former 3-time WBO bantamweight champion and an IFBA super bantamweight world titlist making her come back after 3 years of inactivity. […]

Kaliesha West Still a Force

Kaliesha West Still A Force   By David A. Avila RANCHO MIRAGE, Ca.-Three years of inactivity could not hold back Kaliesha West from pounding out a victory and some of the rust against Kirstie Simmons on Saturday. “My legs were right and my stance was right,” said West. More than 800 fans packed the Agua […]

The Return of Kaliesha “Wild” West and Female Fight News

Female Fight News for week of Sept. 18, 2017 Kaliesha West and more   By David A. Avila After a few years of dormancy in female prizefighting the West Coast seems to be waking up from its slumber. Kaliesha “Wild” West a two-division world champion from Moreno Valley, Calif. returns to the prize ring after […]