Tag Archives: Victoria Bustos

HBO Enters Female Fight Game – Cecilia Braekhus at StubHub

Female Fight News April 30, 2018 HBO Enters the Female Fight Game   By David A. Avila HBO will televise the welterweight world championship fight on Saturday between Cecilia Braekhus and Kali Reis. Those words have caused tremors across the female boxing universe. Television networks across the board had shown female boxing, some longer than […]

Mexican Women Reload and Female Fight News

Mexicans Reload and Female Fight News April 23   By David A. Avila Maybe it’s the proximity to Cinco de Mayo as Mexican prizefighters seem to be revving up the engines this weekend in major match ups throughout Mexico and North America. Mariana “La Barby” Juarez returns to the forefront as Mexico’s major attraction both […]

Katie Taylor Ready for Another American Showcase

Katie Taylor Steps Up Again 
by Phil Woolever
A lot of boxing belt holders, whether women or men, keep saying that they always want

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 […]