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American TV Treading Carefully and Female Fight News for week of Aug. 21

Female Fight News and results for Aug. 21, 2017 American Television   By David A. Avila American television has not fully bought into female prizefighting. It’s a slow painstaking ordeal that needs to be taken in baby steps. But it’s difficult for the female boxing community to maintain patience. While MMA forges ahead with television […]

Olympians Mikaela and Claressa and Female Fight News for week of Aug. 7

Female Fight News for week of Aug. 7, 2017 Olympian Week   By David A. Avila Olympian week took hold as former American team mates both made history over the weekend in different parts of the U.S.A. The sleeping giant has awoken Claressa Shields dominated WBC super middleweight champion Nikki Adler to rip the world […]

Claressa Shields Looking to Prove She’s the Best

Claressa Shields Looking to Prove She’s the Best   By David A. Avila Claressa “T-Rex” Shields claims to be the best female fighter pound for pound. Nothing wrong with confidence. Shields (3-0) looks to prove her claim when she faces Germany’s undefeated Nikki Adler (16-0) for the WBC and IBF super middleweight world titles on […]

Katie Taylor and Female Fight News for week of July 31, 2017

Female Fight News for week of July 31, Katie Taylor and More   By David A. Avila One of the lightest weeks of the boxing calendar saw female prizefighting take center stage last weekend and again this coming weekend. Katie Taylor, the pride of Ireland, made her American debut with a one-sided thrashing of Texan […]

Female Fight News for week of July 24th American Assault

Female Fight News for week of July 24 American Assault   By David A. Avila American prizefighting arrived with a boom last week and continues on with assistance from Ireland. Boricua star Amanda “Real Deal” Serrano brushed aside Hungary’s Edina Kiss with a third round knockout on the island paradise of Puerto Rico. It was […]

Female Fight News for week of July 10, Mariana, Ramona and more

Mariana Juarez, Ramona Kuehne and Female Fight News for week of July 10, 2017   By David A. Avila It’s almost like Christmas in July. Katie Taylor’s coming to town to add yet another star attraction to the world of women’s boxing in the USA. And there is one more female Olympian to come who […]

Claressa Shields and Female Fight News for week of June 13, 2017

Female Fight News for week of June 12, Claressa Shields and more   By David A. Avila With all eyes on Norway last weekend the rest of the female boxing world was lightly scheduled with scattered bouts. This week Claressa Shields brings attention to the USA with her coming bout in Detroit. Shields, 22, recently […]

Cecilia Braekhus Prepared for Tough Erica Farias

Cecilia Braekhus Prepared for Tough Challenge from Erica Farias   By Phil Woolever   What could be one of the best women’s championship matches in years is scheduled for Saturday night in Bergen, Norway before a big crowd, as unified welterweight titlist Cecilia Braekhus faces highly respected challenger Erica Farias, the current WBC super-lightweight belt […]

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 […]

Back to Back TV and Female Fight News for week of May 1

Female Fight News for week of May 1, 2017 Back to Back TV   By David A. Avila Female boxing hit another historic note with back-to-back weeks of television coverage. Two more brilliant boxers were seen across America for the first time ever. That had never happened before and both are considered among the best […]