Sue TL Fox creator/founder of WBAN, and the
International Women's Boxing Hall of Fame...
Sue "TL" Fox,
World Class Female Boxer, rated #1 in the worldin 1979, and owner of WBAN™ was named in the
Feb. 2012 Commemorative issue of Ring Magazine as one of the
Most Influential female boxers of all time.
In 2008, USA Boxing presented an
for her contributions in developing the sport. Since its inception
on the internet
back in 1998, WBAN has become the world’s leading
authority for resource and information in female boxing. Fox
created the International Women's Boxing Hall of Fame [IWBHF]
Napoleon Decision Watkins on Uprising Card -by
Bernie McCoy (JULY 23)
Alicia Napoleon won a unanimous decision over Kita
Watkins, in a six round middleweight bout, on the top of
Ronson Frank's Uprising Promotions' action packed seven
fight card at the Five Star Banquet Hall in Long Island
City in Queens, NY, on Friday night. Napoleon, 155,
raised her record to 7-0 while the veteran Watkins, 154,
dropped to 7-14.
Vincent Wins by a Majority Decision over Ruiz (JULY 23) On
Thursday night at the Foxwoods
Resort, Mashantucket, Connecticut, Shelly Vincent,
126, of Providence, Rhode Island,won an eight-round
majority decision over Christina Ruiz, 123, of San
Antonio, Texas. The two was fighting in a
non-title eight round bout. The two first fought
in 2015, where Vincent won a 10-round unanimous
decision. Photo: Facebook
2016 U.S. Olympic Boxing Team Arrives in Rio De Janeiro
for the 2016 Olympic Games -by
Julie Goldsticker/USA Boxing (JULY 21)
COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.
- The United States Boxing Team has arrived safely in
Rio de Janeiro in preparation for the 2016 Olympic
Games. The eight qualified athletes and their coaching
and support staff touched down at Galeao..Full
Hungary: Domsodi vs. Mezei For WBF World Title-Source
/WBF Press Release
four-time world title-challenger Renata “The Hardcore”
Domsodi from Hungary will get a fifth opportunity to
become world champion, this time on home soil for the
first time, when she faces Romanian Gabriella Mezei for
the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) Womens World
Bantamweight title on July 24 in Budapest. ..Full
"KIKA" vs "JOYA" Match Up To Be Top Notch...
he World Boxing Council, on behalf of President Mauricio
Sulaiman, on July 18th, world champion Yessica "Kika"
Chavez and her challenger Esmeralda "Joya" Moreno
attended the weekly press meeting held at WBC
headquarters, just a few days from their match, which
will be held at the International Arena Oasis Cancun.
The Head of the prestigious Green and Gold body said he
was pleased with ..Full
Weekend Boxing Action in Women's Boxing(JULY 19)
This last weekend we saw some interesting female bouts
featured on boxing cards worldwide. A brief
rundown on all of the boxing action, they are as
follows: Friday night: At the
Club Comunicaciones, Pergamino, Buenos Aires, Argentina,
Anahi Sanchez, 129, now 14-0-0 (6KO), of Buenos Aires,
won a ten-round majority decision over Tamara Nunez,
129.5, 6-7--3 (1KO), of Santa fe, Argentina. Sanchez..Full
Layla McCarter Wins by Decision in Fourth Bout against
Melissa Hernandez (JULY 17)
Last night at the Legacy Arena, in Birmingham,
Alabama, Layla "Amazing" McCarter,142.5, of Nevada, won
by an eight-round unanimous decision over Melissa "Huracan"
Hernandez, 138.5, of Florida. Final judges scores were
8-72, 79-73, and 78-74. This was their fourth time
facing each other in the ring. Photo:
Rosalina Velez Won by
Decision over Salazar!(JULY 16) On the "Roar On the Shore"
Boxing Card event, in Erie, Pennsyvania, Rosalina Velez
won by a four-round unanimous decision over Samantha
Rosalina said after the fight, "Thank you Ada Velez the
best coach out there and thanks to everyone who showed
love and support who kept cheering me on it. Thank
you Mercedes Vazquez for another opportunity and for
everything you do for the sport."
Judith Mbougnade - Bravest of the Brave in Rio 2016 -by Michael O'Neill
(JULY 16)We are now but three weeks from the Opening
Ceremony of the XXX1 Olympiad in Rio and soon the eyes
of billions round the world will be watching in awe as
sports stars will set dozens of new World and Olympic
records. After a brief respite it will be time for the
Paralympics and even greater examples of courageous
United States: Kali Reis Wins by Unanimous
Decision over Althea Saunders
(JULY 16) Last night at the Twin River Event Center,
Lincoln, Rhode Island, Kali "KO" Reis, now 10-5-1 (4KO),
of Providence, won by an eight-round unanimous decision
in the middleweight division, over
Althea Saunders, 3-3-2 (0KO), of Atlantic
City, New Jersey. Final judges scores were 80-72,
79-73, and 79-73.
International Women's Boxing Hall of Fame Nominations
Open for 2017! Source/Press Release - In Spanish and English
The International Women's Boxing Hall of Fame
(IWBHF) would like to announce that the nominations are
open for 2017 until December 31, 2016. Full
Story and link to Nominate!
Christina Hammer Wins by a Sixth Round TKO in
Non-Title bout in Germany
(JULY 16) Last night at the
Ballhaus Forum, Munich, Germany, middleweight Christina Hammer,
of Dortmund, Germany, now 19-0-0 (9KO), defeated Melinda "Angry
Bird" Lazar, of Budapest, Hungary by TKO in the sixth round of a
scheduled eight round bout.
Germany: Nikki Adler Wins by
KO in Defense of her WBC title against Sikmashvili
(JULY 16) Last night at the
Saarlandhalle, Saarbruecken, Saarland, Germany, Nikki
Adler,165¼, of Augsburg, Germany, successfully defended
her WBC Super Middleweight World title title against Elene
Sikmashvili, 167½, by winning by a ninth round KO, in a
scheduled ten round bout.
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About Sue TL Fox - The creation of WBAN
Sue TL Fox, the
creator of WBAN boxed from 1976 -
1979, and re-entered into training in 1996 to get in shape. She heard
about the infamous Christy Martin vs. Diedre Gogarty
bout that was featured on a Mike Tyson card, and decided
that . . More
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WBAN extensive historical segment
In 1996, Sue TL Fox
of WBAN, began extensive research in the history of
female boxing. After two years of research, in
1998, she developed online Women Boxing Archive Network.
WBAN now houses one of the only archives of the sport
worldwide with massive amounts of historical data going
as far back as the 1800's. More on
This site features the latest and most controversial
on what's happening in Women's boxing today! WBAN has expanded to having the Top Women's Boxing
Records Site; The International Women's Boxing
Hall of Fame, The WBAN Resource Team; The
2012 Olympics Coverage of women's Boxing; and Hot Boxing News Site that
covers men's and women's boxing.
WBAN Award Patch Program
Clarification of the Official WBAN Patches - by
Sue TL Fox WBAN has
had a very good response from the boxing community about the
Official WBAN embroidery Patches. More
on WBAN Patch Program