Tag Archives: Melissa St. Vil

Katie Taylor and Female Fight News for week of July 31, 2017

Female Fight News for week of July 31, Katie Taylor and More   By David A. Avila One of the lightest weeks of the boxing calendar saw female prizefighting take center stage last weekend and again this coming weekend. Katie Taylor, the pride of Ireland, made her American debut with a one-sided thrashing of Texan […]

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: […]

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 […]

Back to Back TV and Female Fight News for week of May 1

Female Fight News for week of May 1, 2017 Back to Back TV   By David A. Avila Female boxing hit another historic note with back-to-back weeks of television coverage. Two more brilliant boxers were seen across America for the first time ever. That had never happened before and both are considered among the best […]

Mariana Juarez Wins and Female Fight News for week of April 4

Female Fight News for week of April 4, 2017 Mariana Juarez and more   By David A. Avila In Mexico City, female prizefighting saw history made when that country’s boxing queen fought for the bantamweight world title and won. Across the Atlantic Ocean, in Germany, the middleweight queen remained undefeated to set up a possible […]

Mariana “Barbie” Juarez and female fight news for week of March 28

Female Fight News for week of March 28, 2017 and Mariana Juarez   In the heart of Mexico City two world title fights take place at the Zocalo. First, the very popular Mariana “La Barbie” Juarez challenges WBC bantamweight titlist Catherine Phiri of Zambia. Plus, WBC heavyweight titlist Alejandra Jimenez defends against American Carlette Ewell. […]

Melissa St. Vil Defends WBC Silver Title in Haiti

Melissa St. Vil Defends WBC Silver Title in Haiti   By Janice Yim and David A. Avila Haitian native Melissa St. Vil returns to the warmer climate of her island country once again in defense of her title. It’s still cold in St. Vil’s (9-2-3) adopted New York City and once again she returns to […]

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 […]

Ireland’s Katie Taylor Debuts on Saturday

Ireland’s Katie Taylor Debuts on Saturday in England   Ireland’s highly acclaimed Katie Taylor, a former Olympic gold medalist in 2012, jumps into the prize ring for her much anticipated pro debut on Saturday in London, England, the site of her greatest accomplishment. Now 30 years old, the multi-world champion of the amateur world enters […]