Tag Archives: Melissa McMorrow

Amaris “Diamond Girl” Quintana Fights Palacios in Tijuana

“Diamond Girl” Fighting Against The Odds     By Felipe Leon   If you are familiar with Southern California female boxing then you know Amaris “Diamond Girl” Quintana (11-3-2, 3KO).   Known for her relentless come-forward style, more than likely you have gotten out of your seat to cheer on the 28-year-old as she went […]

Ibeth Zamora: A New Triple Division Winner and Female Fight News

Female Fight News for May 28, 2018 Triple Threats   By David A. Avila A third Mexican female fighter Ibeth Zamora joined the ranks of her fellow countrywomen in winning three world titles in three weight divisions. Zamora joins Mariana Juarez and Yazmin Rivas as those Mexican fighters with three division world titles strapped around […]

Ibeth Zamora vs Melissa McMorrow; Lulu Juarez vs Jackie Calvo in Mexico

The Best Comes In Threes: Zamora vs McMorrow   By Felipe Leon   In the world of female boxing, Mexico imposes a large shadow over the sport. In spite of that, it wasn’t until the legendary Mariana “Barbie” Juarez captured the WBC bantamweight title in April of last year the country had their first three-divisional […]

Amaris “Diamond Girl” Quintana Returns

The Return of Amaris “Diamond Girl” Quintana   By David A. Avila San Diego’s Amaris “Diamond Girl” Quintana loves the sport of boxing and after two years of being away she’s back. “Yes I am ready,” said Quintana. “I’ve been waiting for this for a while.” Quintana (9-3-2) will be fighting Dulce Galaviz (2-4-1) at […]

Arely Mucino Chasing History and Champ Monserrat Alarcon

Arely Muciño Fights for Her Place in History
By Felipe Leon
One person possibly happier than Monserrat “Raya” Alarcon when the Mexico City native captured the WBO flyweight title over Nana Yoshikawa

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 […]