Tag Archives: Marlen Esparza

D-Day for American Prizefighters and Female Fight News

Female Fight News June 4, 2018 D-Day for American Fighters   By David A. Avila D-Day is approaching for women’s prizefighting in the month of June led by an invasion force that includes Claressa “T-Rex” Shields dropping to the middleweight division. Seventy-four years ago, on June 6, the Allied Forces invaded Normandy Beach in France […]

Seniesa Estrada Wins by TKO in L.A.

Seniesa “SuperBad” Estrada Wins On ESPN   By Felipe Leon   LOS ANGELES-Undefeated East Los Angeles fighter Seniesa “Superbad” Estrada (13-0, 3KO) stayed busy and scored her third stoppage of her career with a third round TKO win over Puerto Rico’s Amarilis Adorno (1-7) in the swing bout of the Golden Boy Promotions fight card […]

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 […]

Retired Champ Looks at Future Fight: Seniesa vs Marlen

A Look into the Future: Seniesa vs Marlen   By Sindy Amador Seniesa Estrada against Marlen Esparza will they really face each other? Female boxing is finally at its peak and this is the most exciting fight in women’s boxing. Both light flyweight boxers have been signed by Golden Boy promotions with much similarity in […]

Amanda Serrano Fights in L.A. and Female Fight News

Female Fight Results April 9, 2018 Amanda Serrano in L.A.   By David A. Avila Boxing’s top knockout artist Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano makes her MMA debut on Friday April 13, in Los Angeles, California. The famous Shrine Auditorium will be the site for the winner of five boxing world titles in five weight […]

Marlen Esparza Wins in L.A. Then Points Out Rival

Marlen Esparza Wins in LA Then Points Out Seniesa Estrada   By David A. Avila LOS ANGELES-Houston’s Marlen Esparza scored her first knockout win of her pro career when she stopped Philadelphia’s Laetizia Campana in the third round of their flyweight match at Belasco Theater. Before an enthusiastic crowd including a potential foe Esparza (5-0, […]

Marlen Esparza, Main Event in L.A.

Houston’s Marlen Esparza is Main Event in L.A.   By David A. Avila Marlen Esparza was the first American woman to ever win an Olympic medal in boxing. Now she’s on the hunt to return to that mountain peak as a pro. But it takes work. Esparza (4-0) meets France’s Laetizia Campana (2-4) in the […]

Argentina’s Sensational Yesica Bopp Returns and Female Fight News

Yesica Bopp Returns and Female Fight News April 2, 2018   By David A. Avila Almost every point on the globe has action taking place led by Argentina’s legendary Yesica “La Tuti” Bopp defending her light flyweight title this weekend. Bopp, 33, defends the WBA world title against fellow Argentine Soledad Frias on Friday April […]

West Coast Female Prizefighting Revived

Female Fight News March 19, 2018 West Coast Revived   By David A. Avila After two or three years of darkness West Coast boxing finally returned and for two consecutive weeks female prizefighting shined. For back-to-back weeks female boxing was televised on three separate fight cards thanks to Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank. One […]

Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo Returns

Maricela Cornejo’s Work Begins On Friday   By Felipe Leon   Despite a solid professional record, a world title challenge and a WBC international title under her belt, for 30 year old Maricela “La Diva” Cornejo her work starts now.   On Friday, March 9th, from the Hangar in Costa Mesa, CA, the outspoken and […]