Tag Archives: WBA

Clash in Argentina: Marcela Acuna vs. Yesica Marcos II

Marcela Acuña faces Yesica Marcos with more than revenge in sight   By Diego Morilla   BUENOS AIRES – This week, the legendary Bernard Hopkins will finally retire at age 51, stretching his career to an unprecedented 28 years, but he may have some serious competition in the female counterpart of his line of work […]

Yesica Bopp Dominates Torres

Yesica Bopp Dominates Anahi Torres in Argentina   By Diego Morilla RIO HONDO, Argentina – In another superb display of boxing skills, Yesica Bopp defended her WBA mini-flyweight title with a dominant unanimous decision victory over Mexico’s Anahi Torres on Saturday night, capping a successful comeback that has seen her go 3-0 in 2016 after a year-long […]

Ana Esteche Upsets Celeste Peralta in Argentina

Ana Esteche upsets Celeste Peralta in a triple-unification barnburner   By Diego Morilla   BUENOS AIRES, Argentina.- In an electrifying triple-unification super lightweight title bout, Ana Laura “Monita” Esteche dominated Celeste “La Bestia” Peralta over 10 rounds to add Peralta’s WBO and  IBF crowns to her own WBA belt with a spirited and emotional unanimous decision victory […]

Melissa St. Vil to the Rescue

In boxing, one of the biggest perks for champions or journeymen alike is the opportunity to travel. To see new lands, meet new people, live new experiences while getting paid and doing what you love might be the best part of the sport, besides a hefty paycheck.  It looks like Brooklyn, New York’s Melissa St. […]

Jelena Mrdjenovich Wins in France and Female Fight News

Canada’s Jelena Mrdjenovich Wins in France and Other Female Fight News   WBC and WBA featherweight titlist Jelena Mrdjenovich proved once more no boundaries exist when it comes to substantiating her ranking among the best female fighters pound for pound in the world today. Mrdjenovich (37-10-1, 19 Kos) traveled to Cergy-Pontoise, France to meet undefeated […]

Canada’s Jelena Mrdjenovich Wants It All

Canada’s Jelena Mrdjenovich Wants it All In the male dominated side of professional boxing, it is rare when an established champion must travel outside his familiar confines to defend his own title, but in the female side of the sport, it is a common occurrence as women look for the biggest challenges, best deal or […]

Marcela Acuna Shuts Out Brenda Carabajal

Marcela Acuña shuts out Brenda Carabajal in a dominant performance By Diego Morilla CASEROS, Argentina – Less than a month shy of her 40th birthday, former multiple champ and Argentine female boxing pioneer Marcela Acuña showed no signs of her age in yet another return bout that saw her dominate fellow Argentine contender Brenda Carabajal […]

No Man’s Land

No Man’s Land – How Argentina became a haven for female boxing   By Diego Morilla   Imagine a basketball player making his debut in an NBA game against MJ’s Bulls. Or a big league hitter wannabe making his first trip to the plate to face a Cy Young winner in a World Series game. […]

Cecilia Braekhus to Make History Again

Considered among the pound for pound best in the female boxing world, Cecilia Braekhus will make history once again when she headlines a boxing card in Norway on October 1.   The sport has been banned in the northern European country for more than 30 years.   Norwegian by choice, Colombian by birth, thirty-five year […]

Hanna Gabriel Heads Venezuela Card

Hanna Gabriel Heads World Title Fights and other female chatter Three female world title fights take place in Venezuela led by WBO super welterweight champion Hannah Gabriel (15-1-1, 10 KOs) who defends her title against Katia Alvarino (8-2-1, 3 KOs) on Saturday June 18. All three female world title fights take place in La Guaira, […]