Tag Archives: Yesica Marcos

Marcela Acuña Leads Back to Back Nights of Title Fights in Argentina

Acuña defends against O’Connell, Bermudez and Benavidez square off in rematch   By Diego Morilla Being the very first Argentine female fighter to hold a boxing license and still fighting at the age of 40 is not an impediment for the legendary Marcela Acuña to continue challenging herself to take her historic run to new […]

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 […]

Female Fight News for Week of Dec. 19, 2016

Female Fight News for Week of December 19, 2016: Mariana Juarez, Marcela Acuna and more   In a light weekend before the holiday season two future female Hall of Fame prizefighters Marcela Acuna and Mariana Juarez showed they are not done yet with performing and winning at a high level. On Saturday, in Cancun, Mexico, […]

Argentina’s Great Marcela Acuna KOs Yesica Marcos

Marcela Acuna demolishes Yesica Marcos with a highlight-reel stoppage   By Diego Morilla MORENO, Argentina – It is not easy to continue outdoing oneself after a long and illustrious career, but Marcela Acuña found a way to do just that with her demolishing, highlight-reel, last-round stoppage win over Yesica Marcos on Friday night with the vacant […]

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 […]

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. […]