Tag Archives: Victoria Bustos

Delfine Persoon Chasing Katie Taylor

WBC Lightweight Champion Delfine Persoon Chasing Katie Taylor 
By Phil Woolever
After her most recent fight a few weeks ago (UD 8 over Monica Gentil), WBC Lightweight Champion Delfine Persoon

Autumn Fights and Female Fight News for week of Sept. 11, 2017

Female Fight News for week of Sept. 11, Autumn Light   By David A. Avila American prizefighters are storming the month of September especially in the lightweight division. Long one of the most dormant divisions in American female boxing, the 135-pound fighters are making a strong return to the forefront this year led by Olympians […]

Reporting from Argentina: Victoria Bustos Retains IBF Title

Victoria Bustos beats Maria Capriolo to defend IBF lightweight title   By Diego Morilla ROSARIO, Argentina – In a historic fight that marked the first time in Argentina history in which two fighters from Rosario fought for a world title, local hero Victoria “The Lioness” Bustos imposed her higher work rate and her ring mobility […]

Argentina’s Victoria Bustos: “There’s always something to be learned.”

Argentina’s Victoria Bustos: “There is always something to be learned”     By Diego Morilla   Every boxing career spans a wide range between a fighter’s best and worst performance, and Argentina’s Victoria Bustos has already tested the limits of that gap throughout her short but eventful career as a fighter.   Unfortunately for IBF […]

Female Fight News for week of March 21 Olympians

Female Fight News for week of March 21, 2017 Olympians We’re in the age of the Olympians. Two Olympians from the 2012 London Olympics perform this weekend in different parts of the world. Ireland’s Katie Taylor (3-0, 2 Kos) just recently fought on March 4th and won by stoppage against Monica Gentili. Now, she returns […]

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 […]

Female Fight News week of Dec. 26, 2016

Female Fight News week of Dec. 26, 2016   It’s the end of the year blues when it comes to prizefighting. After two week doldrums, the action picks up dramatically when New York’s Amanda Serrano defends her WBO super bantamweight title against Mexico’s Yazmin Rivas in Brooklyn, New York. That battle between Puerto Rico and […]

Erica Farias Wins Clinch-fest Over Marisa Nunez

Erica Farias outhustles Marisa Nuñez in a clinch-fest   SAN FERNANDO, Argentina.- In a dull fight marred by excessive holding, local icon Erica “La Pantera” Farias successfully defended her WBC super lightweight belt against Marisa Nuñez with a unanimous decision on Saturday night. Both fighters passed each other numerous times on the down slope towards […]

Erica Farias Fights Marisa Nunez

Hometown Favorite Erica Farias vs Marisa Nuñez   After a year of relative calm, some of Argentina’s biggest female boxing stars are coming back to full activity and gearing up for what looms as an even bigger year in 2017.   One of such fighters is super lightweight titlist Erica Farias, one of the hungriest […]

Erica Farias Returns

Erica Farias defeats Victoria Bustos in a dominant performance By Diego Morilla ROSARIO, Argentina – Local hero Victoria Bustos failed to live up to the expectations of a long-anticipated rematch against WBC super lightweight titlist Erica Farias, losing by a wide unanimous decision on Saturday night in a fight that did not feature the drama […]