On Friday night's action, at the Korakuen Hall, in Tokyo, Japan,
light flyweight Naoko Shibata, 9-3-0 (3KO), will be fighting
Mika Oda, 5-6-1 (1KO), in an eight-rounder for a OPBF light
In Colonia, Uruguay, at the Club Plaza Colonia, light weltherweight Katia Alvarino, 5-1-0 (3kO), will face Victorina
Britez, 3-3-2 (1KO). The two will fight a six-rounder.
Also, on Friday, at the A La Carte Event Pavilion, Tampa,
Florida, Flyweight Noemi Bosques, 1-0-1, will be facing
Monica Flores, 3-0, in a four-round bout. The weigh-in
will be held today at 5:00 p.m. at the Pinellas Park Winghouse.
Noemi said, "Come watch the face offs, before tomorrow nights
On Saturday night.....In
Tucuman, Argentina, at the Club Defensores de Villa Lujan, there is a
high-profile title bout
between Melissa Hernandez, 18-4-3 (6KO), vs. Marcela Acuna,
38-6-1 (17KO). The two will be mixing up for a featherweight
"Interim" WBO title.
There are two other female bouts on the
undercard, featuring Cecilia Sofia, 4-1-0 (3KO), vs. Alejandra
Soledad Morales, 0-6-1 (ouch), hoping Morales can bring more to
the ring than what her boxing record has demonstrated so far....In
a super flyweight four round bout between Guadalupe Maria
Antonia Moldonado and Vanesa Lorena Taborda.
Photo by Pepe Rodriguez
In another high-profile title bout, at the Centro de Convenciones, Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico, Riyo
Togo, 10-4-1 (9KO), will defend her WBC super Flyweight title
against Mariana Juarez, 36-7-3 (16KO), who just lost to Togo by
a first round TKO on April 29, 2013.
In Tijuana, Mexico, at the Casino Hipodromo Agua Caliente,
Maureen Shea, 20-2-0 (11KO), will take on Silvia Jimenez in a
four-rounder in the featherweight division.
In Nairobi, Kenya, a
featherweight eight rounder between Fatuma Zarika and Flora
At the Coliseo Miguel Grau, Callao, Peru, super bantamweight
Linda Laura Lecca, 6-0-0 (1KO) will fight Liliana Palmera,
All bouts are subject to change. If boxing fans know of more
fight action for the women, contact WBAN at