What do you want to still get
out of your boxing career - now - as you were (and still are in
many fans' minds) a boxing star and champ? Where do you go
from here? Why do you still want to actively
After six years in the business, I'd like to enjoy some
of the financial gains that are out there. I love fighting,
competing in other sports, modeling and even acting (if those
opportunities present themselves). I love the challenge of
RR: Would you now and how
would you encourage other females-both amateur/pro-to enter
TREVINO: I think it's great
that so many girls have chosen to go into boxing, but I wish
the new girls would concentrate less on getting an unblemished
record and focus more on facing better opposition. You need to
fight good opposition in order to grow and develop as a boxer.
They have to learn to eat right, get enough sleep and train
hard. It's important for them to always project a positive
image to other young girls wanting to get into the
RR: What will you do after
your active inside-the-ring career ends? Will you stay with
boxing (managing , coaching others, etc.)?
TREVINO: If I found a
really talented prospect (after I retire) I would consider
training or managing her.
RR: What/Where would you
"ideally" like Female Boxing to go now and in the immediate
TREVINO: I would like to see
the girls start to earn more money. That will enable them to
get better training, better sparring partners and all that.
I'd also like to see more of the girls doing endorsements and
commercials. Of course I'd also like to see the sport get more
RR: Besides yourself,
which female boxers do you like to see (who are "entertaining"
to watch/good fighters/boxers-style, etc.) and
TREVINO: I admire
Rijker. She was one of my favorite fellow
RR: Which "new" female
fighters do you see becoming Female Fighting Stars in the
TREVINO: I can't
predict that because I haven't seen enough of them to
RR: Whom do you want to
now fight? and Why? Any "grudge" matches? Anyone you want
or wanted to fight-who is still "ducking" You? and Why do you believe that is true?
TREVINO: I want
rematches with Para
Draine, Kathy Williams and Bridgett
Riley. Those three are on my list for obvious reasons.
Then I want to fight whoever the public considers to be the
best in my weight division.
RR: Where do you see the
Sport of Female Boxing going as to its growth/popularity in a one year or in 3/5 years?
TREVINO: I just hope
that it reaches the same level as male boxing.
*TL FOX WOULD LIKE TO THANK
TREVINO FOR TAKING THE TIME TO BE INTERVIEWED BY WBAN'S
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