Tag Archives: Melissa McMorrow

Jessica “Kika” Chavez Wins Trilogy; Other Results from Mexico

Chavez Beats Moreno, Martinez Keeps Belt and Mucino Survives Tsunami By Felipe Leon   A new Mexican queen of female boxing was crowned when current WBC female flyweight champion Jessica “Kika” Chavez easily dominated former arch nemesis Esmeralda “Joya” Moreno on Saturday in Ecatepec, Mexico City.   Chavez (30-4-3, 4 Kos) proved over 10 rounds […]

Jessica Chavez vs. Esmeralda Moreno 3: Expectations of War

Chavez-Moreno 3: Expectations of War   By Felipe Leon   In the history of the sport there might not be a more exciting fight than the rubber match in a hard fought trilogy.  On Saturday night, September 30th, from Ecatepec, Mexico, we might just see that ten-fold.   Facing each other in the final of […]

Kaliesha West Wants One More Title Shot

Kaliesha West Wants One More Title Shot   By Felipe Leon   If you follow female boxing, then you know Kaliesha “Wild Wild” West.  Ultra-popular in her native Southern California, the 29-year-old righty is one of the veterans of the prior wave of female boxing in the United States.   After going pro in early […]

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 […]

Mexico’s Kenia Enriquez Wants It All

Kenia Enriquez Wants It All   By Felipe Leon   TIJUANA, MEXICO-As expected once you win a world title, the goal of every fighter who straps on a pair of gloves whether they are male or female, changes will knock on your door. Tijuana, Mexico’s Kenia Enriquez (19-1, 9KO) is not the exception. Since winning […]

Kenia “La Gema” Enriquez Wins in Tijuana, Brenda Flores Wins Too

Kenia Enriquez Wins in Tijuana and Brenda Flores Too on Female Doubleheader     TIJUANA, MEXICO-She made it look easy.   After a eight month hiatus away from the ring, former WBO flyweight world champion Kenia “La Gema” Enriquez (18-1, 8KO) scored a lopsided but entertaining unanimous decision over the tough Guadalupe “Maravilla” Martinez (4-7) […]

Big Female Fight Card in Tecate, Mexico

Big Female Fight Card in Tecate, Mexico – Mucino and Robles Look For World Title Shots, Enriquez Stood Up   At the beginning of this year, an unofficial announcement for the third annual WBC All-Female boxing convention was spread through social networks for mid-February.  The convention was to be held in the capital of one […]

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 […]

Canceled Female Fight Card in NorCal

All Female Fight Card Canceled in NorCal   An injury to female prizefighter Sara Flores forced an all-female fight card to be postponed. The Beauty Meets Boxing fight card for Saturday Dec. 3, at Pacifica Cages in Pacifica, Calif. was canceled due to a lack of total rounds scheduled on the Babyface Boxing Promotions fight […]

All Female Fight Card in SF Bay Area

World Champions Lead Female Fight Card in SF Bay Area Dec. 3.   In the past decade the San Francisco Bay area has been a hotbed for female boxing in both the amateur and pro arenas. One major reason has been Blanca Gutierrez a former kickboxer turned boxer turned promoter. She’s like the Pied Piper […]