BOXING NEWS FROM THE U.S.A.
Following on Alastair Segerdal's article on
"The Acceptable Face of Women's Boxing" in A. W 6, we have now
received the following report from our special correspondent in the
photo gallery of a boxing/wrestling club in Grenoble, France.
A club in the 1980's that had young boxers from 10-16 years
old... read more about this "tidbit" of women's boxing
here for more
Fox is asking for the public's help and for Cathy "Cat"
Davis to come forward to WBAN! TL Fox would like
to give Davis an opportunity to set the record straight about many
things that have been said about her in the following article that
talks about her questionable record, and affiliation with a
character by the name of Sal Algieri. Go
Here for Article
Who Would Have thought that 26 years
ago Boxing Illustrated Magazine would have run an ad to find out how the
public felt about women Boxers particpating in the Olympics!
Women's Boxing - A report from an ALL-FEMALE CARD in Hawthorne,
California in 1979. by Alastair Segerdal -
All-Women Event in the World, February 11, 1979 - Elimination
round for the World championships held the following - July of 1979.
15-year-old from Bellingham, Washington,
filed a lawsuit, challenging rules that barred women from amateur boxing in March of 1993.
was a lot of Hoopla when Bridgett Riley was stripped of her
IFBA Bantamweight Belt... But was she the only one?
does Cathy "Cat" Davis, a 70's/80's fighter have in
common with a 90's fighter, Suzanne Riccio-Major? Link
More records to straighten out!
Terry Nye, Leah Mellinger's
ex-trainer -manager contacted me and told me that there was a
"History First" made when he had his fighter, Leah Mellinger, was
the first to be the main event on a card, that was on the February
21, 1998 event. But, WBAN discovered that the History first
actually occurred October 21, 1983.....sorry Nye,
Darlina Valdez and Holley McDaniel beat you out!
Malloy would not take "no" for an answer, but was Malloy
"REALLY" the first woman to box in amateurs?
They’ve Come A Long Way!
WBB Glove Magazine, May 1980 (Page 4) Link