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Femke Hermans Upsets Nikki Adler for WBO Title

Belgium’s Femke Hermans Upsets Germany’s Nikki Adler   By  Phil Woolever   Belgium’s Femke Hermans defied the odds and defeated local favorite Nikki Adler for the vacant WBO Super-Middleweight Championship in Augsburg, Germany.   Hermans,165, earned her new belt with a consistent game plan and solid boxing skills that kept Adler, 164 ½, off balance […]

Female Prizefighters Accept Risky Business and More Female Fight News

Female Fight News May 13, 2018 Risks   By David A. Avila In the female prizefighting world because of the smaller number of fighters in the world compared to men, it’s imperative that all opportunities are seized. An estimated 18,000 men boxers exist in the fight world compared to less than 2,000 female boxers worldwide. […]

Nikki Adler Reboots and Meets Femke Hermans on Saturday

Adler Meets Hermans On The Comeback Trail   By Phil Woolever   When super-middleweight Nikki Adler faces Femke Hermans at the Curt Frenzel Stadium in Augsburg, Germany on Saturday night it will be more than simply a meeting for the vacant WBO title.   Personally, it’s also a meaningful homecoming appearance for Adler, who relocated […]

Another Look at Braekhus L.A. Fight and Female Fight News

Female Fight News May 7, 2018 Another Look at Braekhus   By David A. Avila When Cecilia Braekhus selected Kali Reis as an opponent for HBO’s female boxing debut it was because she wanted someone to test her. Borrowing a term from Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, it was a “big drama show” as the welterweight world […]

Claressa Shields vs Hanna Gabriels for the Middleweight Title

Claressa Shields vs Hanna Gabriels for Middleweight Title   By David A. Avila A battle of true world champions Claressa Shields and Costa Rica’s Hanna Gabriels will take place in two months, announced Salita Promotions. Forget about the other championship bouts. When IBF and WBC super middleweight champion Shields (5-0, 2 KOs) enters the boxing […]

Raquel Miller Ready for All Middleweights

Raquel Miller Poised To Make a Statement     By Felipe Leon   For Raquel Miller, the undefeated middleweight from San Francisco, California, nothing happens without hard work and determination.  The 33-year-old didn’t step into a local boxing gym until the age of 24 after some earlier false starts.  Within a year she was competing […]

Claressa Shields Wins a One-Sided Decision over Tori Nelson

Claressa Shields Wins a One-Sided Decision over Tori Nelson
By David A. Avila
VERONA, NY — Clarissa Shields (5-0, 2 KO’s) coasted to an easy unanimous decision

Claressa Shields & Tori Nelson Ready to Blow Torch Each Other

Claressa Shields & Tori Nelson Ready to Blow Torch Each Other

By David A. Avila

Tracing the steps of the great American female fighter you have to go back to Christy Martin

The 10 Most Game-Changing Fights of 2017

The 10 Most Game-Changing Fights of 2017

By Felipe Leon

 

For many the talk of 2017 was how much of a game changing 12 months it was for the sport

European Report: Christina Hammer and other notes

European Report: Christina Hammer and other notes   By Phil Woolever     Anticipation is rising for the upcoming saga between Germany’s Christina Hammer and US phenom Claressa Shields, currently penciled in for summer of 2018.   A current Showtime contract timetable for 2018, pending finalization, has both Hammer and Shields fighting in co-headlining contests […]