Tag Archives: Kayoko Ebata

Anabel “Avispa” Ortiz Defends Title Against Franco in Mexico City

“Avispa” Ortiz Buzzes Back in the Ring   By Felipe Leon   Just like her nickname “Avispa” (the wasp in Spanish) describes her, the diminutive five-foot even Anabel Ortiz (24-3, 4KO) throws so many punches it seems as if she would levitate.   This Saturday night she will headline the Zanfer promoted fight card televised […]

Renaissance and Female Fight News for week of May 22, 2017

Female Fight News for week of May 22, 2017 Renaissance   By David A. Avila Dreams are being made and dreams are being chased by female prizefighters around the globe. In Japan a 41-year-old finally saw her world title goals achieved. Meanwhile, a 23-year-old from Tijuana, Mexico finds inspiration from a gutsy Puerto Rican woman […]

Kayoko Ebata: Newest Member to Japan’s World Champions Club

Kayoko Ebata: Newest Member to Japan’s World Championship Club   By Yuriko Miyata More than 20 hard years of persistence paid off, finally. Kayoko Ebata (11-7, 6 Kos), a former OPBF flyweight champion, won the WBO strawweight title by unanimous decision over Erika Hanawa (7-1, 2 Kos) who was the top rated OPBF atomweight on […]

Cindy Serrano Wins and Female Fight News for week of May 15

Female Fight News for week of May 15, 2017 Cindy Serrano and more   By David A. Avila Puerto Rico’s Serrano sisters continue to blaze history in 2017 and in Mexico a long-standing champion was dethroned over the weekend. France heated up and next week is Japan’s turn. Cindy Serrano successfully defended the WBO featherweight […]

Japanese Women Fighting for Relevance

Japanese Women Fighting for Relevance     By Yuriko Miyata   Though Japan seems one of the most active areas of female boxing in the world, fighting women are still struggling with a harsh reality to remain relevant, but in quite a positive way.   During the first weekend of February, the Boxing Girls Meeting […]

Poland’s Ewa Piatkowska Wins WBC Title

Poland’s Ewa Piatkowska Wins WBC Super Welterweight title Poland’s Ewa “The Tigress” Piatkowska grabbed the vacant WBC super welterweight world title by unanimous decision against Polish born American Aleksandra Lopes on Saturday Sept. 17, in Gdansk. Piatkowska (10-1, 4 Kos), 32, moved up in weight to defeat Lopez (16-4-2) by unanimous decision after 10 rounds. […]