Tag Archives: Katie Taylor

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 […]

Female Fight News for week of July 24th American Assault

Female Fight News for week of July 24 American Assault   By David A. Avila American prizefighting arrived with a boom last week and continues on with assistance from Ireland. Boricua star Amanda “Real Deal” Serrano brushed aside Hungary’s Edina Kiss with a third round knockout on the island paradise of Puerto Rico. It was […]

Amanda Serrano “The Real Deal” and Female Fight News for week of July 17

Female Fight News for week of July 17, Amanda Serrano “The Real Deal.”   By David A. Avila It looks like it’s North America’s turn for female prizefighting. The spotlight has been turned on brightly for many of the top Americans including the announcement that another U.S. Olympian Mikaela Mayer will now be fighting as […]

Top Rank Signs US Olympian Mikaela Mayer; Is Shannon O’Connell Next?

Top Rank Signs US Olympian Mikaela Mayer; Is Shannon O’Connell Next?   By David A. Avila Female prizefighting returns to one of the top boxing promotion companies in the world after a lengthy darkness. Mikaela Mayer the 2016 US Olympian will be making her pro debut on Aug. 5, at Microsoft Theater in downtown Los […]

Female Fight News for week of July 10, Mariana, Ramona and more

Mariana Juarez, Ramona Kuehne and Female Fight News for week of July 10, 2017   By David A. Avila It’s almost like Christmas in July. Katie Taylor’s coming to town to add yet another star attraction to the world of women’s boxing in the USA. And there is one more female Olympian to come who […]

Ireland’s Super Talented Katie Taylor to Fight in NYC

Ireland’s Super Talented Katie Taylor to Fight in NYC   By David A. Avila Prepare for Ireland’s Katie Taylor she is coming to America. The two-time Olympian Taylor will be added to the fight card featuring Mikey Garcia versus Adrien Broner on July 29 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn it was announced on Thursday. For […]

Cecilia Braekhus Prepared for Tough Erica Farias

Cecilia Braekhus Prepared for Tough Challenge from Erica Farias   By Phil Woolever   What could be one of the best women’s championship matches in years is scheduled for Saturday night in Bergen, Norway before a big crowd, as unified welterweight titlist Cecilia Braekhus faces highly respected challenger Erica Farias, the current WBC super-lightweight belt […]