Tag Archives: Kenia Enriquez

Hannah, Kenia and Female Fight News for week of May 29

Female Fight News for week of May 30 Hannah and more   By David A. Avila A super welterweight championship fight and a battle for a vacant light flyweight title took center stage last weekend in Central America and North America. Next weekend Argentina gets the spotlight with a super lightweight showdown. Hannah Gabriel who […]

Kenia “La Gema” Enriquez Wins Second World Title

Kenia Enriquez Wins Second World Title and other results   By Felipe Leon   CIUDAD OBREGON, Mexico-Tijuana’s Kenia Enriquez captured her second world title, the interim WBC light flyweight strap, with a thunderous left hook to the liver that sent electric shocks through the game Maria Salinas in the third round.   The championship bout […]

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 […]

Kenia “La Gema” Enriquez Wins in Tijuana, Brenda Flores Wins Too

Kenia Enriquez Wins in Tijuana and Brenda Flores Too on Female Doubleheader     TIJUANA, MEXICO-She made it look easy.   After a eight month hiatus away from the ring, former WBO flyweight world champion Kenia “La Gema” Enriquez (18-1, 8KO) scored a lopsided but entertaining unanimous decision over the tough Guadalupe “Maravilla” Martinez (4-7) […]

Kenia “La Gema” Enriquez Returns to the Ring

Tijuana’s Kenia “La Gema” Enriquez Returns to the Ring During the last two decades Mexico has flaunted some of the best female prizefighters in the world with most residing in Mexico City. But lately, the border city of Tijuana has unraveled several sparkling fighters of its own. One of those seemingly hidden jewels is Kenia […]

Female Fight News for week of March 7, Heather Hardy and more

Female Fight News for week of March 7, 2017 Heather Hardy and more One Olympian triumphed in her third foray into the professional world and another will enter the stage a second time in what will be another historic moment for women’s prizefighting. But first, Brooklyn’s Heather “the Heat” Hardy returned to the boxing ring […]

Big Female Fight Card in Tecate, Mexico

Big Female Fight Card in Tecate, Mexico – Mucino and Robles Look For World Title Shots, Enriquez Stood Up   At the beginning of this year, an unofficial announcement for the third annual WBC All-Female boxing convention was spread through social networks for mid-February.  The convention was to be held in the capital of one […]

Female Fight News week of Dec. 5, 2016

Female Fight News week of Dec. 5, 2016 – WBC Female Exhibition Honors the Late Grandpa Rangel. Instead of the usual slowing of boxing activities the women’s world of boxing seems to be thrusting into second gear. A female boxing exhibition in Westminster, California drew hundreds of fans who were able to meet several top […]

Best Female Prizefighters Pound for Pound 2016

Here’s our list of female prizefighting’s top pro boxers in the world. A few will be fighting in the ring very soon and others have not fought for more than a year. But we’re basing our assessment on pure talent, not activity. In the U.S. many of the top female fighters have a difficult time […]

All Female Fight Card in SF Bay Area

World Champions Lead Female Fight Card in SF Bay Area Dec. 3.   In the past decade the San Francisco Bay area has been a hotbed for female boxing in both the amateur and pro arenas. One major reason has been Blanca Gutierrez a former kickboxer turned boxer turned promoter. She’s like the Pied Piper […]