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Another Look at Braekhus L.A. Fight and Female Fight News

Female Fight News May 7, 2018 Another Look at Braekhus   By David A. Avila When Cecilia Braekhus selected Kali Reis as an opponent for HBO’s female boxing debut it was because she wanted someone to test her. Borrowing a term from Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, it was a “big drama show” as the welterweight world […]

Cecilia Braekhus Survives Reis in L.A.

Braekhus Survives Reis In Historic HBO Televised Fight   By Felipe Leon   LOS ANGELES-Despite employing a war dance in her ring walk and dropping the undefeated and undisputed welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus in the seventh round, it just wasn’t enough for the game Kali Reis (13-7-1, 4KO) to score the upset with Braekhus (33-0, […]

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 […]

Braekhus Breaks Last TV Barrier, HBO Will Show Female Boxing

Cecilia Braekhus Breaks Last Television Barrier, HBO Will Show Female Boxing   By David A. Avila Norway’s Cecilia Braekhus has broken the last barrier and the undisputed welterweight champion’s defense will be televised by HBO it was announced today. HBO has never shown female boxing in its long history. Braekhus (32-0, 9 KOs) defends the […]

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 […]

Raquel Miller Ready for All Middleweights

Raquel Miller Poised To Make a Statement     By Felipe Leon   For Raquel Miller, the undefeated middleweight from San Francisco, California, nothing happens without hard work and determination.  The 33-year-old didn’t step into a local boxing gym until the age of 24 after some earlier false starts.  Within a year she was competing […]

Layla McCarter Wins by KO and Female Fight News March 5

Female Fight News March 5, 2018 Layla McCarter   By David A. Avila Layla “The Amazing” McCarter held her number one spot in the welterweight rankings by spanking dangerous Victoria Cisneros and winning by stoppage. It was McCarter’s (41-13-5, 11 KOs) fourth knockout win in seven fights. The win on Saturday in Ignacio, Colorado also […]

Layla McCarter vs Victoria Cisneros

Layla McCarter vs. Victoria Cisneros at Sky Ute Casino   By David A. Avila Even the best can lose. Many consider Layla McCarter the very best fighter pound for pound in the world despite having 13 losses in her career. The simple reason: she hasn’t lost a fight in over a 10 years despite fighting […]

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