Tag Archives: Stephen Espinoza

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 […]

Amanda Serrano Guns for Fifth World Title In Fifth Weight Class

Amanda Serrano Guns for a Fifth World Title in Fifth Weight Class   By David A. Avila A few years ago women’s boxing was hidden in the shadows as female MMA took the much brighter center stage though only in existence for a couple decades. More than a few claimed women’s boxing in the United […]

Female Fight News for week of March 14, Japan’s All Female Card

Female Fight News for the week of March 14, Japan’s All Female Card It’s almost like a dream for those following female boxing. Claressa “T-Rex” Shields won the NABF middleweight title with a one-sided beating of Hungary’s battle tough, but over-matched Szilvia Szabados. More importantly, it was the first time a female fight was the […]

Claressa Shields Warns Don’t Blink on Showtime Debut

Claressa Shields Warns Don’t Blink on Showtime Debut Move over boys. It’s Claressa time. America’s Claressa Shields was anointed the first female to headline a major television network main event on television. Now, after beating up the amateurs, she’s working on the pros. Shields (1-0) faces Hungary’s veteran Szilvia Szabados (15-8, 6 KOs) in a […]

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.   […]

The Future of Amanda Serrano

The Future of Amanda Serrano If anybody in female boxing can be riding a high its WBO super bantamweight champion Amanda Serrano (31-1-1, 23KO) of New York and her manager/trainer Jordan Maldonado.   After a very successful 2016 where she fought four times, captured her third and fourth world titles and won every one of […]

Historic Fight: Amanda Serrano vs Yazmin Rivas on TV

Historic Moment for Women’s Boxing on Television   Female boxing finally hits television. Hard-hitting New Yorker Amanda Serrano faces Mexico’s Yazmin Rivas in a super bantamweight clash for the Puerto Rican’s WBO title in less than two weeks. It’s been a long time coming. After a lengthy void of female prizefighting, Showtime Extreme will televise […]

Best of Female Boxing for 2016

The Prizefighters Best of Female Boxing for 2016   Female Fighter of the Year It was a busy year internationally for female prizefighting. Around the world a number of the best showed off their talent. In Norway, a glass ceiling was burst by welterweight champion Cecilia Braekhus who ended a ban on women’s boxing in […]

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 […]

Big Week for Serrano Sisters Cindy and Amanda

Big Week for Serrano Sisters Cindy In Puerto Rico and Amanda on TV   Christmas arrived exactly on time for the Serrano sisters. Cindy Serrano (24-5-3) meets Calixta Salgado (15-7-3) for the vacant WBO featherweight world title on Saturday in Puerto Rico and last week it was announced Amanda Serrano’s upcoming title defense will be […]