Tag Archives: Marlen Esparza

Wish List for Female Boxing in 2018 Part 2

2018 Wish List Part II   By Felipe Leon   In 2017 we saw the sport of female boxing get to a level we had not seen before in quite some time.  In part one we went through the list from super feather to heavyweight of the female division for matches we would like to see. […]

Marlen Esparza Closes Out 2017 In Easy Victory

Marlen Esparza Closes Out 2017 with Easy Win   By David A. Avila INDIO, Calif.-Marlen Esparza dominated Mexico’s Karla Valenzuela all six rounds to thoroughly extinguish any upset hopes on Thursday. Esparza (4-0), the 2012 London Olympics bronze medalist, finally got to enter the ring at Fantasy Springs Casino and defeated Valenzuela (3-17-3) by unanimous […]

The Return of Kaliesha “Wild” West and Female Fight News

Female Fight News for week of Sept. 18, 2017 Kaliesha West and more   By David A. Avila After a few years of dormancy in female prizefighting the West Coast seems to be waking up from its slumber. Kaliesha “Wild” West a two-division world champion from Moreno Valley, Calif. returns to the prize ring after […]

Marlen Esparza Cruises in Las Vegas to Victory

Marlen Esparza Cruises in Las Vegas to Victory   By David A. Avila LAS VEGAS, Nev.-Marlen Esparza may or not be looking for knockout wins but she wasn’t going to get it against Denver’s Aracely Palacios on Saturday afternoon and settled for a victory by decision. The former U.S. Olympian Esparza ( 3-0) was firing […]

Seniesa Estrada vs Anahi Torres at StubHub and More Female Updates

Seniesa Estrada Fights Torres at StubHub and More Female Updates   By David A. Avila Four top female prizefighters led by Seniesa “Superbad” Estrada perform in the next two weeks in the Southwest region. East L.A.‘s Estrada (10-0) meets Mexico’s Anahi Torres (16-16-1) at the StubHub Center in Carson on Saturday Sept. 9. The female […]

Promoting and Female Fight News for week of Aug. 28

Female Fight News for week of Aug. 28, 2017 Promoting and Actual Worth   By David A. Avila Another light week slides into female boxing this week with only scattered bouts around the world. Mexico has the top fight this week as Lourdes “Lulu” Juarez fights Cecilia Santoscoy for one of the WBC minor titles […]

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 […]

Ireland’s Super Talented Katie Taylor to Fight in NYC

Ireland’s Super Talented Katie Taylor to Fight in NYC   By David A. Avila Prepare for Ireland’s Katie Taylor she is coming to America. The two-time Olympian Taylor will be added to the fight card featuring Mikey Garcia versus Adrien Broner on July 29 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn it was announced on Thursday. For […]

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 […]