Tag Archives: Lourdes Juarez

Female Fight News for week of July 3, 2017 Mariana, Jelena and more

Female Fight News for week of July 3, 2017 Mariana, Jelena and more   By David A. Avila Thirty is the new 20 in female prizefighting with a number of the very best 30-something year-old boxers still competing at the highest levels around the world. Canada’s Jelena Mrdjenovich escaped with her two world titles last […]

Female Fight News for week of June 26 MMA Crossover and more

Female Fight News for week of June 26 MMA and More   By David A. Avila Plenty of fight action is taking place around the world including the regular hotspots such as Mexico, Germany and Argentina. But one event that set the female fight world afire was a sparring session not an actual fight. Just […]

Maricela Cornejo and Female Fight News for week of April 10

Female Fight News for week of April 10, Maricela Cornejo and more   By David A. Avila Another Olympian made her pro debut, another fighting sister act played out and an undefeated fighter was willing to risk the O in favor of competition. Even though an undefeated Sydney LeBlanc lost to middleweight contender Maricela Cornejo, […]

Mariana “Barbie” Juarez and female fight news for week of March 28

Female Fight News for week of March 28, 2017 and Mariana Juarez   In the heart of Mexico City two world title fights take place at the Zocalo. First, the very popular Mariana “La Barbie” Juarez challenges WBC bantamweight titlist Catherine Phiri of Zambia. Plus, WBC heavyweight titlist Alejandra Jimenez defends against American Carlette Ewell. […]

Female Fight News for week of March 21 Olympians

Female Fight News for week of March 21, 2017 Olympians We’re in the age of the Olympians. Two Olympians from the 2012 London Olympics perform this weekend in different parts of the world. Ireland’s Katie Taylor (3-0, 2 Kos) just recently fought on March 4th and won by stoppage against Monica Gentili. Now, she returns […]

Female Fight News for week of Feb. 6, 2017 Jackie Nava and more

Female Fight News for week of Feb. 6, 2017 Jackie Nava and more   Jackie Nava, the former super bantamweight world champion turned Mexican Senator, returned to the boxing ring after a two-year absence to win the vacant WBC International title by decision on Saturday. After the long absence, the Tijuana-based prizefighter known as the […]

Best of Female Boxing for 2016

The Prizefighters Best of Female Boxing for 2016   Female Fighter of the Year It was a busy year internationally for female prizefighting. Around the world a number of the best showed off their talent. In Norway, a glass ceiling was burst by welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus who ended a ban on women’s boxing in […]

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 […]

Katie Taylor Wins Pro Debut and More Female Fight News

Katie Taylor Wins Pro Debut by KO in England   Two of the most decorated amateur female boxers in the world entered the boxing ring as prizefighters in the past two weeks. It marks a significant moment for women’s boxing worldwide. Katie Taylor who is perhaps Europe’s most celebrated amateur female boxer made her pro […]

Sisters Mariana and Lourdes Juarez Back in Action

Juarez Sisters Back in Action One might think as the year is winding down many fighters would like to relax and reflect on the past 12 months and prepare for the upcoming 2017.  If a fighter is lucky, they might even pick up an easy fight before the holiday season to ensure their family enjoys […]