Tag Archives: Mauricio Sulaiman

Fear and Looting in Finland: Or How Mayra Gomez Got Shortchanged

Fear and Looting in Finland: Or How Mayra Gomez Got Shortchanged – In and Out of The Ring   By Diego Morilla BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA-If you were already following the developments around Eva Wahlstrom’s planned defense of her WBC super featherweight title and found them confusing and rife with suspicions of foul play, get ready: […]

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. […]

Bad Juju for Eva Wahlstrom and Mayra Gomez WBC Title Fight

WBC appeals to the Argentine boxing federation to lift Mayra Gomez’s suspension By Diego Morilla   WBC super featherweight champion Eva Wahlstrom will attempt to make a title defense at home when she faces Argentina’s Mayra Gomez in Turku, Finland. The key word is “attempt.” But the fight scheduled for Saturday May 6 seems in […]

Melissa St. Vil Sets the Record Straight

Melissa St. Vil Sets The Record Straight   By Felipe Leon The story is as old as boxing. Promoter needs to sell tickets so they announce their star in a fight facing another big name but the other big name never gets contacted and is never told.  Come fight night, an injury is invented or […]

Yazmin Rivas Fights Amanda Serrano: “I want to be the best so I have to fight the best”

Yazmin Rivas: “I Want To Be the Best So I Have To Fight the Best” A historic female bout will take place on Saturday, January 14th, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.  Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano (30-1-1, 23KO) of Puerto Rico will defend her WBO super bantamweight title against former WBC bantamweight […]

WBC Tourney: Ibeth Zamora’s Turn

WBC Female Flyweight Tournament Update: Ibeth Zamora Jumps Into Mix   By Felipe Leon   After World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman announced in mid-September the launch of the WBC female flyweight tournament with the winner taking home the coveted diamond belt and 112-pound supremacy, three of the four fights for the first round were […]

WBC Flyweight Tourney Resumes: McMorrow vs Moreno

WBC Flyweight Tourney Rolls On   In late January of this year Mauricio Sulaiman, president of the World Boxing Council, announced at the second annual All-Female WBC Boxing convention his intention of organizing a flyweight tournament sometime in 2016.  He mentioned guaranteed purses and exposure on television as major tenants of the tourney.  Some of […]

Esmeralda “La Joya” Moreno Gets Her Wish

In a somewhat surprising announcement, the World Boxing Council’s female championship committee has declared an immediate rematch between their flyweight champion Jessica “Kika” Chavez (27-4-3, 4KO) and her last challenger Esmeralda “La Joya” Moreno (33-9-1, 11KO).   Earlier in 2016, in a “fight of the year” candidate, Chavez defeated Moreno with a majority decision. The […]

Argentina’s Daniela Bermudez vs Mexico’s Mariana Juarez

Argentina’s Daniela “La Bonita” Bermudez Fights Mexico’s Mariana “Barbie” Juarez on Aug. 27   By Felipe Leon As it was announced some months ago, veteran Mexican fighter Mariana “Barbie” Juarez (43-8-4, 17KO) is on a quest for a third world title in as many divisions at the end of this month, Saturday, August 27th, when […]