Tag Archives: Katie Taylor

Kenia Enriquez Wins and Female Fight News for week of Nov. 20, 2017

Kenia Enriquez and Female Fight News for week of Nov. 20, 2017
By David A. Avila
Mexico’s two fastest-rising fighters Kenia Enriquez and Jessica Nery

Claressa Shields: Targets All Lined Up

Claressa Shields: Targets All Lined Up
By Felipe Leon
Throughout the year a big subject in the sport of boxing is how 2017 has been one of the best

Melissa St. Vil and Female Fight News for week of Oct. 30, 2017

Female Fight News for week of Oct. 30, 2017 Melissa St. Vil   By David A. Avila Haiti’s first female champion Melissa St. Vil returned to the island once again and won by technical knockout in a non-title fight. It was significant for St. Vil because it was her first win by knockout after 16 […]

Katie Taylor and Female Fight News for week of Oct. 23.

Female Fight News for week of Oct. 23, 2017 Katie Taylor and more   By David A. Avila Several world title fights took place in various parts of the world this past weekend from Europe to Asia. This coming Saturday a former Olympian seeks to grab a world title in Wales. Ireland’s Katie Taylor (6-0) […]

Mikaela Mayer: “I Almost Went to MMA”

Mikaela Mayer: “I Almost Went to MMA”   By Felipe Leon   It came as a bit of a surprise when Top Rank, the Las Vegas, Nevada, based promotional company, announced they were jumping into the female boxing world with former amateur standout Mikaela Mayer (2-0, 2KO) as their first and only signing. Bob Arum, […]

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

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 […]

Promoting and Female Fight News for week of Aug. 28

Female Fight News for week of Aug. 28, 2017 Promoting and Actual Worth   By David A. Avila Another light week slides into female boxing this week with only scattered bouts around the world. Mexico has the top fight this week as Lourdes “Lulu” Juarez fights Cecilia Santoscoy for one of the WBC minor titles […]

American TV Treading Carefully and Female Fight News for week of Aug. 21

Female Fight News and results for Aug. 21, 2017 American Television   By David A. Avila American television has not fully bought into female prizefighting. It’s a slow painstaking ordeal that needs to be taken in baby steps. But it’s difficult for the female boxing community to maintain patience. While MMA forges ahead with television […]

Katie Taylor and Female Fight News for week of July 31, 2017

Female Fight News for week of July 31, Katie Taylor and More   By David A. Avila One of the lightest weeks of the boxing calendar saw female prizefighting take center stage last weekend and again this coming weekend. Katie Taylor, the pride of Ireland, made her American debut with a one-sided thrashing of Texan […]