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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 […]

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 […]

Golden Boy Promotions Jumps in With Two Feet

Golden Boy Promotions Jumps In With Two Feet   By Felipe Leon   Fighters are the most important piece in the boxing business.  Without them, there is no boxing, plain and simple but right along with them are the promoters who with their financial investment and business acumen provide the platform for the fighters to […]

America Will Be Watching Serrano vs Rivas on TV

American female boxers finally get their moment in the sun and America is watching. When Amanda Serrano (30-1-1, 23 Kos) meets Mexico’s Yazmin Rivas (35-9-1, 10 Kos) in the boxing ring on Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, it marks the very first time in decades that a major network like Showtime televises and promotes […]

Marlen Esparza Signed by Golden Boy Promotions

Marlen Esparza Signed by Golden Boy Promotions   Former U.S. Olympian Marlen Esparza signed a multi-year contract with Golden Boy Promotions stated Oscar De La Hoya the chairman of Golden Boy on Wednesday. “Before she ever steps foot into the ring as a professional, Marlen Esparza has already established herself as a rising star,” De […]

Best Female Prizefighters Pound for Pound 2016

Here’s our list of female prizefighting’s top pro boxers in the world. A few will be fighting in the ring very soon and others have not fought for more than a year. But we’re basing our assessment on pure talent, not activity. In the U.S. many of the top female fighters have a difficult time […]

Female Boxing Televised on Showtime in 2017 says Showtime’s Espinoza

Female Boxing Televised on Showtime in 2017 says Showtime’s Espinoza   The revolution will be televised, the revolution will be televised. And it will be live. Loosely using a quote from the late Gil Scott Heron, the revolution of American women’s boxing takes a giant leap with a boost from network television. Showtime will be […]

Amanda Serrano Wins Fourth Title in Fourth Weight Division

Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano dropped down to yet another weight division and not surprisingly won another world title; this time in the super bantamweight division. Serrano (30-1-1, 23 Kos) stopped Hungary’s Alexandra Lazar (8-2) in the first round to win the vacant WBO super bantamweight title on Tuesday in Puerto Rico. She already has […]