Tag Archives: Ronda Rousey

UFC and Bellator Courting Amanda Serrano

Is Female Boxing Losing Another One? Amanda Serrano Considers MMA     By Felipe Leon   The fact female fighters do not get the respect they deserve is no secret.  For years their biggest argument has been although they do everything their male counterparts do, the vast majority of them do not get anywhere near […]

Mikaela Mayer Sizzles in L.A. Pro Debut

Mikaela Mayer Sizzles in Pro Debut in Hometown L.A.   By David A. Avila LOS ANGELES-Mikaela Mayer blitzed to her first pro win with an emphatic knockout victory over Widnelly Figueroa in front of her native hometown on Saturday. It has been years since she fought in Los Angeles. “I’m from here but I rarely […]

Mikaela Mayer Debuts in City of Angels

Mikaela Mayer Debuts on Big Stage in City of Angels   By Igor Frank LOS ANGELES-Ten years ago Mikaela Mayer walked into the Mejiro Gym, L.A in Woodland Hills, California. “I just turned seventeen,” said Mayer while in Hollywood on Wednesday. “And I kind of had been to four different high schools and I just […]

Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza Backs Female Boxing

Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza Jumps In With Both Feet   The fairer sex has been strapping on the fight gloves as long as men and for more than a century of modern day professional boxing, women have not received their fair share of exposure, recognition, fame, money or a combination of all of the above.   […]

Cindy Serrano Wins, Amanda Serrano fights Next and on TV

Cindy Serrano Wins, Amanda Serrano Next and Female Boxing Hits TV In front of an anxious Puerto Rican audience Cindy Serrano captured the WBO featherweight world title by majority decision. Her sister Amanda Serrano holds the WBO super bantamweight belt. Now they are the only sisters to hold world titles simultaneously. “It feels amazing! Words […]

Female Boxing Televised on Showtime in 2017 says Showtime’s Espinoza

Female Boxing Televised on Showtime in 2017 says Showtime’s Espinoza   The revolution will be televised, the revolution will be televised. And it will be live. Loosely using a quote from the late Gil Scott Heron, the revolution of American women’s boxing takes a giant leap with a boost from network television. Showtime will be […]

Kaliesha West Looks to Return to Limelight

If four-time world champion Kaliesha “Wild Wild” West is anything, it is brash and outspoken.  She is also a veteran of over 100 amateur fights and 21 professional ones with a record of 16-2-3, 4 KOs. West has fought the best in her division in an eight year professional career including Ava Knight, Ada Velez […]

Five Landmark Dates in Women’s Prizefighting

Five Landmark Dates in Women’s Prizefighting – A version of boxing has been around since time immemorial.  There is evidence of it in the Middle East Before Christ.  Records of actual prizefighting go back as far as the 16th century. But the boxing we recognize and know today, with its rules and weight divisions, began with […]

Brooklyn’s Heather Hardy Returns

Brooklyn’s Heather Hardy Returns and other fight chatter – Undefeated Heather “the Heat” Hardy returns to the ring with her small army of followers. The Brooklyn-based prizefighter is one of a growing number of female boxers in the country who can attract a large fan base to one of her bouts. Normally a super bantamweight, […]