Tag Archives: Yazmin Rivas

Ibeth Zamora: A New Triple Division Winner and Female Fight News

Female Fight News for May 28, 2018 Triple Threats   By David A. Avila A third Mexican female fighter Ibeth Zamora joined the ranks of her fellow countrywomen in winning three world titles in three weight divisions. Zamora joins Mariana Juarez and Yazmin Rivas as those Mexican fighters with three division world titles strapped around […]

Ibeth Zamora vs Melissa McMorrow; Lulu Juarez vs Jackie Calvo in Mexico

The Best Comes In Threes: Zamora vs McMorrow   By Felipe Leon   In the world of female boxing, Mexico imposes a large shadow over the sport. In spite of that, it wasn’t until the legendary Mariana “Barbie” Juarez captured the WBC bantamweight title in April of last year the country had their first three-divisional […]

Mexican Uprising: Moreno, Gomez, and Rivas

Esmeralda “Joya” Moreno Defends In Mexico, “Rusita” Rivas Challenges In Colombia   By Felipe Leon   Esmeralda “Joya” Moreno is in a unique situation.  After failing to exact revenge against Jessica “Kika” Chavez last September in the final of the WBC flyweight tournament, the 30-year-old mother of one still holds her WBC light flyweight world […]

Female Prizefighters Accept Risky Business and More Female Fight News

Female Fight News May 13, 2018 Risks   By David A. Avila In the female prizefighting world because of the smaller number of fighters in the world compared to men, it’s imperative that all opportunities are seized. An estimated 18,000 men boxers exist in the fight world compared to less than 2,000 female boxers worldwide. […]

The 10 Most Game-Changing Fights of 2017

The 10 Most Game-Changing Fights of 2017

By Felipe Leon

 

For many the talk of 2017 was how much of a game changing 12 months it was for the sport

Best of the Best in Female Prizefighting 2017

Undoubtedly the year 2017 has been the best year ever for female prizefighting. It also brought forth a number of memorable moments.

Mexico’s Mariana Juarez vs Germany’s Alesia Graf

“Barbie” Juarez Keeps Reaching For The Stars   By Felipe Leon   In boxing when a fighter regardless of gender reaches a certain plateau as far as popularity and earnings, it is normal to look for the path of least resistance.  Falling back on their fame it is almost a guarantee they will draw no […]

Amanda Serrano Says Goodbye for Now

Amanda Serrano Says Goodbye for Now
For years boxing in general has become a niche sport in the United States With the rise of the National Football

Katie Taylor and Female Fight News for week of Oct. 23.

Female Fight News for week of Oct. 23, 2017 Katie Taylor and more   By David A. Avila Several world title fights took place in various parts of the world this past weekend from Europe to Asia. This coming Saturday a former Olympian seeks to grab a world title in Wales. Ireland’s Katie Taylor (6-0) […]

Mexican Battles: Zamora vs Millan & Rivas vs Larios

Fighting For a Chance: Zamora vs. Millan &
Yazmin Rivas vs. Larios
While the big news in female boxing in the United States is the upswing the sport