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America Will Be Watching Serrano vs Rivas on TV

American female boxers finally get their moment in the sun and America is watching. When Amanda Serrano (30-1-1, 23 Kos) meets Mexico’s Yazmin Rivas (35-9-1, 10 Kos) in the boxing ring on Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, it marks the very first time in decades that a major network like Showtime televises and promotes […]

Laila Ali Talks Claressa, Katie and More

Dancing With The Stars In Boston: Laila Ali Floats Into The Tradition BOSTON — Laila Ali doesn’t box anymore. Her final professional fight was won nearly a decade ago, in 2007. The youngest of eight children born to the late great Muhammad Ali, Laila did something in the fight game that her famous father could […]

Laila Ali vs Claressa Shields the Dream Match That Will Never Happen

Laila Ali vs Claressa Shields the Dream Match That Will Never Happen   Some TSS readers (hey, you know who you are) are enthused about the recent uptick of interest in women’s boxing. Others (you know who you are as well) believe any resurgence of popularity is not only a waste of traditional fight fan’s […]

Christy Martin’s Promotional Debut and Female Fight News

Christy Martin’s Promotional Debut Features Female Title Fight and other news   Many consider Christy “The Coalminer’s Daughter” Martin one of the greatest female fighters of all time. Now she’s tackling promoting. “I truly feel it was easier being the fighter,” said Martin. “But I am excited to start this new phase of my boxing […]

Christy Martin: A Retrospective Look

Christy Martin A Retrospective Look at Hall of Fame Career   Another first will be lived this weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada, when the “Coalminer’s Daughter”, Christy Martin, is inducted as the first female fighter to the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame.   The ceremony is set to take place on Saturday night, July 30th, […]