Tag Archives: Marlen Esparza

Seniesa Estrada KOs Rachel Sazoff in L.A.

Seniesa Estrada Kos Rachel Sazoff in L.A.   By Yuriko Miyata LOS ANGELES-Rated No.7 in WBC light flyweight division Seniesa Estrada earned a flashy knockout victory in just 38 seconds against southpaw Rachel Sazoff (0-4) at the Exchange L.A. in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday. Although there was an obvious gap between the two fighters’ […]

Cindy Serrano and Female Fight News for week of May 8

Female Fight News for week of May 8 Cindy Serrano and More   By David A. Avila Puerto Rico and Mexico continue to bring forth female boxing at its highest level. Cindy Serrano defends the WBO featherweight title against Mexico’s Paola Torres on Saturday in Puerto Rico. It’s yet another Puerto Rico versus Mexico war. […]

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 […]

Yesica Bopp Faces Luna Torroba, But Targets North America

Yesica “Tuti” Bopp faces Luna Torroba, but aims for bigger stars   By Diego Morilla There are plenty of achievements accumulated, and they keep on coming. But the pioneer of Argentina’s amateur boxing and multiple world champion Yesica Bopp does not rest on her laurels, and she is coming for more. This Saturday, April 22nd, […]

Catching Up With a Warrior: Sindy Amador

Catching up with a Warrior: Sindy Amador     Southern California has always been home to tough fighters.   From the San Fernando Valley down to the border with Mexico and from the Pacific Ocean in the west to the border against Arizona, with its mix of ethnicities prone to get inside a ring and […]

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. […]

Marlen Esparza’s Debut; a Critical Look by an Ex-Fighter

Marlen Esparza’s Debut and a Critical Look by an Ex-Fighter   By Sindy Amador Marlen Esparza’s long awaited debut finally happened. The former 2012 Olympic flyweight bronze medalist is the first female to be signed long termed by Golden Boy Promotions. She had incredible success as a boxer during her amateur career. The talented Latina […]

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 […]

Claressa Shields Hammers Szilvia Szabados to win NABF Title

Claressa Shields Hammers Szilvia Szabados to win NABF Title A hometown crowd and television viewers around the country saw Claressa “T-Rex” Shields capture the vacant NABF middleweight title with a stoppage win over Hungary’s shock absorbing Szilvia Szabados on Friday. It was a one-sided fight. Shields (2-0, 1 KO) gained the first knockout win of […]

The Future of Amanda Serrano

The Future of Amanda Serrano If anybody in female boxing can be riding a high its WBO super bantamweight champion Amanda Serrano (31-1-1, 23KO) of New York and her manager/trainer Jordan Maldonado.   After a very successful 2016 where she fought four times, captured her third and fourth world titles and won every one of […]