Tag Archives: Katie Taylor

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 […]

Mexican Women Reload and Female Fight News

Mexicans Reload and Female Fight News April 23   By David A. Avila Maybe it’s the proximity to Cinco de Mayo as Mexican prizefighters seem to be revving up the engines this weekend in major match ups throughout Mexico and North America. Mariana “La Barby” Juarez returns to the forefront as Mexico’s major attraction both […]

Fresh Faces: Here’s Alycia Baumgardner

Fresh Faces: Alycia Baumgardner     By Felipe Leon   The story of how 23-year-old Alycia Baumgardner (5-0, 4KO) got into boxing is not all that different except for one exception:  half African-American and a quarter Korean and a quarter Japanese, the aggressive-in-the-ring Baumgardner of Freemont, Ohio, was raised by a Mexican stepfather who introduced […]

Eva Wahlstrom vs Melissa St. Vil Moved to April 6-No Problem

Postponement is No Problem for Eva Wahlstrom or Melissa St Vil   By Phil Woolever     It’s been said that good things come to those who wait.   There’s a strong chance that old saying will prove true for boxing fans when Eva Wahlstrom defends her WBC Super-featherweight title against Melissa St. Vil on […]

Door’s Open for Women’s Boxing and Female Fight News

Female Fight News Feb. 26, 2018 Open Season
By David A. Avila
A couple of world title fights this Saturday kick off an impressive number of female fights one after

Katie Taylor Ready for Another American Showcase

Katie Taylor Steps Up Again 
by Phil Woolever
A lot of boxing belt holders, whether women or men, keep saying that they always want

Delfine Persoon Chasing Katie Taylor

WBC Lightweight Champion Delfine Persoon Chasing Katie Taylor 
By Phil Woolever
After her most recent fight a few weeks ago (UD 8 over Monica Gentil), WBC Lightweight Champion Delfine Persoon

Mariana “Barby” Juarez and Female Fight News Jan. 29, 2018

Female Fight News for week of Jan. 29, 2018 Mariana Juarez
By mere coincidence Mariana “Barby” Juarez was told by Ring Magazine today she was voted Female Fighter

Major Promoters Signing Female Fighters and Female Fight News

Female Fight News for week of Jan. 15, 2018 Promoters
By David A. Avila
Female prizefighting ignited with a bang as Claressa Shields opened up the year with an eye-catching