(NOV 1) Female boxer Yvonne
Reis, at the age of 46 years old, will be fighting her
"last" professional boxing match, in New Hampshire, on
November 10th against Aleksandra Magdziak Lopes. The two will
fight at the weight of 150 pounds, six rounds, three minute
rounds that was requested for this fight.
After this November 10th bout,
Yvonne is looking forward to being a professional Referee, where
she can use her extensive experiences in the ring---but on the
other side. For the past 10 years, Yvonne has been a
volunteer as an amateur Referee in boxing.
Yvonne has had a 12-year span box
in the boxing ring, where she won Gold and Silver in Golden
Gloves and USA National Amateur Competition. In 2002, she
represented the United States in the World Games bringing home
to the USA Silver Medal. Soon after Yvonne turned professional,
where she won the WBC World Title, becoming a champion in 2006,
and has fought 22 professional fights.
Yvonne had a lot hard turns in her boxing career, where highway
robberies happened on some of the decisions in the ring and
there were some tough challenger where she never turned down an
offer on a fight giving her not a perfect record.
Yvonne had also fought in five
different weight divisions. She had said the Girls hit hard at
the heavier weight and had dropped down to the welterweight
division 147 pounds, having the highest at Light heavyweight at
175 pounds. Yvonne had also competed in 2 MMA fights in her late
career. She also has an extensive martial art/karate back
ground. Yvonne never gave upped in hard times or over matched
Yvonne Reis (left) Bonnie Canino (right)
Thank you for being a part of
women's boxing. It takes warriors as Yvonne, to step into