January 31, 2003 - Show Palace, in
Mary Lehman defeated with a majority decision over Rita
Valentini in a scheduled 119-lb four round bout. Final scoring
was 38-38, 37-39, and 36-40. Lehman is now 4-0-0 (0KO), and
Valentini is 2-2-0 (1KO).
January 31, 2003 - West Palm Beach, in Florida, at the Harriet
Hillman Theatre in City Place
Melissa DelValle, 135.5, defeated with a unanimous decision
over Brenda Bell-Drexel in a scheduled six-rounder. Judges
scores were 60-54. Ryan Wissow told WBAN, "It was a good fight, Bell
put pressure on Delvalle throughout the fight." Ryan went on to say,
"Del Valle boxed well, even boxed the entire 6th round as a
southpaw!" Del Valle is now
27-0-1 (10KO), and Bell-Drexel is 5-16-2 (0KO).
January 30, 2003 - American
Airlines Arena, Waterfront Theatre, in Miami, Florida
107.5, now 10-1, stopped Nancy Bonilla, 109 lbs., 1-2-0
(1KO), 1:20 seconds of the first round in a scheduled six-round
January 29, 2003 -Ameristar
Casino, Kansas City, MO
Jerri Sitzes won a
four-round unanimous decision over 31-year old Angela Nealon.
January 27, 2003 – Denim
and Diamonds, Kansas City, Missouri
No contest bout between Mary Ortega vs. Gina Greenwald.
January 25, 2003 – President Broadwater Tower, Biloxi,
Jeanne "Boom Boom" Martinez, had a four-round draw with
Sheri Duncan, in a light-heavyweight bout. Martinez is 13-5-4
(4KO), and Duncan is 1-1-1 (1KO).
January 25, 2003
-Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh
Pro Debuter Tricia Hanson
won by a four-round unanimous
decision over Wanda Satterwaite.
According to news sources it was a toe-to-toe slugfest from
beginning to end!
January 25, 2003 – "Cold War" card
Shawn Conference Centre, Edmonton, Canada
In a nearly full house of 1,100 boxing fans, Jelena "Mad Dog"
Mrdjenovich, 20, making her pro debut stopped Cathy Boyes
1:19 of the fourth and final round. News sources report that
Mrdjenovich "flashed her power early and often in punishing
overmatched" Boyes. Mrdjenovich is now 1-0-0 (1KO), and Boyes
remains winless at 0-5-0. In the second women’s match,
Lightweights Amy Johnson, Canada, who was also making her pro
debut, had a draw with Idaho native Kala Schiffler. Schiffler
expressed after the fight that she felt "robbed" of the decision.
Final scoring was 39-38, 39-37, and 38-38. furious with the outcome.
January 24, 2003 - Orleans Hotel and
Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
Stevens won by a TKO1 over Gina Abel in a scheduled
January 24, 2003 - Chicago, Illinois
Southpaw Cece Barraza, Chicago, Illinois, had a
four-round unanimous decision over Rene Brodacz, Lake Zurich,
Illinois. There were no knockdowns, and both boxers were making
their pro debut. Final scoring was 40-36, 39-37, and 39-37.
January 23, 2003 -Chamsil
Gymnasium, in Seoul, Korea
National women's flyweight champion In-young Lee, 31, won a unanimous decision over Japan's Yumi Yashima
in an eight-round non-title fight. Yumi told the Korea Times, "I wanted to
do better, but things didn't go exactly as I had hoped. I am sorry for my
fans. But I can promise a much better fight next time. In the seventh
round, Yumi was close to not making it as Lee repeatedly landed hard hooks
to her face--but Yumi was able to hold on to the end of the round. Lee
remains undefeated with a 5-0-0 record, and Yumi dropped to 8-2-1 (3KO).
(Source: Korea Times)
January 23, 2003 - Black Tie Event
at the Convention Center, in Charlotte, North Carolina
Bonnie Mann won a four-round
unanimous decision over Carrie Flock in a three-minute four
rounder. Final scoring was 39-37 for all judges. Mann
has moved her record to 2-5, and Flock is now 3-1.During the boxing program, they also hold
an auction, which reported last year to have raised 3.4 million. There were several athletes on hand. Several players
from the Carolina Panthers football team, and also Evander Holyfield.
January 19, 2003 -
Emerald Queen Casino - Tacoma, Washington
Heavyweights Cassandra Giger TKO1 21 seconds Georgia
Friedlander in her pro debut.
January 18, 2003
- RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina
Bridgett "Baby Doll" Riley won a six-round
unanimous decision over Angie
Bordelon, in a six-round Bantamweight bout. Riley knocked
Bordelon down twice in the second round, and the both went at it for
six rounds, entertaining the crowd and receiving a standing ovation
after the fight. Riley improved her record to 14-3, and
Bordelon fell to 3-8.
January 18, 2003 - Essen, Germany
Regina Halmich won a
very convincing points decision over Nadja Loritz. The judges scored
the bout 98-92, 100-90 and 99-91. Nadja Loritz was simply outclassed by
Regina Halmich. She looked unskilled and slow, and her only quality was the
ability to absorb a lot of punches.
In another women's match, Daisy
Lang and Silke Weickenmeier resulted in a majority draw. Lang came into the fight with a serious
knee injury that gave her problems in the later rounds..
Silke, stole the show in a flashy outfit, had to lose 7 kg (15 lbs) to make
the weight. Geudens who reported the results commented, "From what I
saw, I would have given the fast-moving Silke a slight advantage."
One judge gave it to Silke, the other for Daisy and the third called it a
January 18, 2003 -
Terri Moss, 105 1/4, won a
four-round unanimous decision over Stephanie
Dobbs, 104 1/2, in a strawweight bout. These two were like
the Energizer Bunnies going after each other for four rounds! Both
boxers were in excellent shape and never let up during the four rounds of
fighting. Dobbs remained the aggressor, and there were no knockdowns
during the fight. The fight was WEBCASTED by sportstream.tv!
Judges scores were 39-37, 40-36, and 40-36.
January 18, 2003 -
Okalee Native Village, Hollywood, Florida
Belinda Laracuente won a six-round una. decision over
Janae Romero in a 135-lb division. In a
super-middleweight four-rounder Kim Harris won a una.
decision over Jennifer Mancil.
January 17, 2003 –
Palace Indian Gaming Center, Lemoore, California
In front of a packed house of 1,500 boxing fans, with standing room
only, Jenifer Alcorn, 133 ½, won a very close 10-round split
decision over Jessica Rakoczy, 134 ¼, for the 135-lb
lightweight IWBF World Title. Craig Ogawa who was ringside at the
event reported to WBAN that Alcorn had received a cut on her
forehead, from an apparent accidental headbutt, and had a nose bleed
early in the rounds. There were no knockdowns, but the fight was
"tremendous". In the Fresno Bee, staff writer Andy
Boogaard wrote that Alcorn coming into the fight with a
"soft" 14-0 record, remained unbeaten after her first bout
against a "legitimate" foe. Boogaard reported that Rakoczy
"howled in agony" not from Alcorn’s red gloves, but from
the judges decision. Judge Ralph McKnight scored the fight 98-92 for
Rakoczy., Marty Sammon and Terry Smith had it 96-94 and 98-92 for
Alcorn. Alcorn is now 15-0-0, and Rakoczy suffered her first loss
January 17, 2003 - Boise, Idaho
Carla Wilcox, Seattle, TKO3 over Evangelina Abeyta.
Wilcox is now 2-2-0 (1KO). Abeyta is still winless at 0-3-0.
January 16, 2003
- "4th & B", San Diego, California
Mary Lehman fought and
defeated Kim Reed in a rematch, at 120-lb in a four rounder.
The event was promoted by Steel Glove Promotions, and was held at
"4th & B" in San Diego, California. Reed had taken the
fight at last minute when a match with Crystal Hoy of Las Vegas fell
through. Reed got a cut during this four rounder and had to receive
stitches after the fight. Final judges scores was 35-40, 35-40, and
January 11, 2003
- Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, Rhode Island
Jaime Clampitt, 145, won a six-round majority decision over
27-year old Cynthia Jones, 146. Final judges scores were
59-56, 59-55 and 57-57. Clampitt moves her record to 9-2-0 (2KO),
and Jones remains winless at 0-3-0.
January 9, 2003,
Banquet Center, St. Charles, Missouri
Julia Day won a four-round unanimous decision over
7, 2002- New Daisy Theatre,Memphis, Tennessee
Melissa "TNT" Shaffer TKO2
Almeda Titus in a four-round strawweight bout. According to
news sources, Titus came on strong in the first round but received
two standing eight counts in the second round before the
referee called the fight at 1:51 of the second round.
3, 2003 - Hilton Hotel, Wilmington, North Carolina
Kanicia "Queen Bee" Eley,
a four-round unanimous decision over
Bonnie Mann, 156.
January 3, 2003 -
undercard of an ESPN2 card, Stephanie Dobbs, 105, TKO'd Crystal
Carpentier, 99, 58 seconds into the first round. WBAN spoke to
Dobbs tonight and she said that she plans to stay in the lower
weight classes and felt good fighting at 105 lbs.