Tag Archives: Melissa McMorrow

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 […]

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 […]

Claressa Shields Turns Pro on Ward-Kovalev & Female Fight News

Claressa Shields Turns Pro on Ward-Kovalev Card and Female Fight News   Las Vegas will be the site for the professional debut of two-time Olympian Claressa Shields. The home of mega slots, glitzy hotels and a town that never sleeps gets first crack at hosting the double gold medal winner when Shields makes her debut […]