Tag Archives: Melissa St. Vil

Melissa St. Vil and Female Fight News for week of Oct. 30, 2017

Female Fight News for week of Oct. 30, 2017 Melissa St. Vil   By David A. Avila Haiti’s first female champion Melissa St. Vil returned to the island once again and won by technical knockout in a non-title fight. It was significant for St. Vil because it was her first win by knockout after 16 […]

Melissa St. Vil Back to Fight in Haiti

Melissa St. Vil Back in Haiti Against Heavier Opponent   By David A. Avila Last minute changes can’t stop Melissa St. Vil. Despite a switch of opponents WBC Silver titlist St. Vil (9-2-4) will face a much heavier but willing opponent in Diana Garcia (14-25) in an eight round non-title fight set at three-minute rounds […]

The Best Female Fighters in the World Pound for Pound

The Best Female Prizefighters Pound for Pound
By David A. Avila
Here is the long-awaited pound for pound list of the best female fighters from around

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. […]