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Salita, Cohen team up for November 13th show - Amanda Serrano Featured on Card!
Press Release/PR
October 24, 2014

(OCT 24)  Star of David Promotions and founder Dmitriy Salita is excited to announce that on November. 13, Star of David will co-promote a professional boxing card at The Space in Westbury, Long Island. Fans can look forward to seeing heavyweight prospect Jarrell "Big Baby" Miller back in action, shooting to raise his record to 10-0, with 10 KOs. Miller conjured buzz with his most recent performance, which was featured on MSG Network last month....Full Story

Be on the Lookout for World Champion Crystal Morales at Friday's Boxing event in San Diego!
October 24, 2014

 (OCT 24)  Tonight at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, in San Diego, CA, Crystal Morales will be in attendance to show her support for women’s boxing. Amaris Quintana of San Diego will defend her NABF straw weight title during the show. Time to get autographs at this great event!

Shelly Vincent vs. Jackie Trivilino Main Event on November 7th Card!
October 24, 2014

(OCT 24)  PROVIDENCE, R.I.  -- On November 7, 2014, at the Twin River Event Center, Lincoln, Rhode Island, the main event is a 10-round championship bout for the vacant Universal Boxing Federation (UBF) female super bantamweight world title between Providence's Shelito Vincent (12-0, 1 KO) and Jackie Trivilino (9-8-3, 1 KO)..Full Story

Susi Kentikian Battles Unbeaten World Champion Naoko Fujioka on November 8 in Stuttgart
Press Release
October 22, 2014
Photo: Spotlight

(OCT 22)  Fireworks guaranteed! Two Female World Champions will collide when WBA World Flyweight Champion Susi Kentikian squares off with WBA World Super Flyweight Champion Naoko Fujioka on the Sturm vs. Stieglitz undercard on November 8, 2014 at the Porsche-Arena in Stuttgart, Germany...Full Story

San Francisco's Laura Deanovic to fight Novato, California's Marquita Lee on November 8th
Source/Press Release
October 22, 2014

(OCT 22)  SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Boxing returns to San Francisco as OPP & MoBetta Entertainment present "Back To Business , War On The Wharf" Saturday November 8, 2014, at the Longshoreman's Hall. In the main event, hometown hero, Karim "Hard Hitta" Mayfield (18-2-1, 11 KOs) and Michael Balasi (10-5, 7 KOs) of Honolulu, HI, will battle in an 8-round welterweight bout. The fight will commence at a catch-weight of 145 lbs. Women's heavyweights Martha Salazar (12-4, 3 KOs) of San Francisco and Tanzee Daniel (4-3-1, 1 KO) of New York will clash in the 10-round co-main event. ..Full Story

Colombia:  Santana to face Palmera in Interim WBA Title bout
October 22, 2014


(OCT 22)  On Friday night, October 24, 2014, at the Coliseo Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia, Dahiana Santana, 34-6-0 (14KO), of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, will be facing Liliana Palmera, 22-11-3 (5KO), Monteria, Colombia.  The two are fighting 10 rounds for the Interim WBA Featherweight Title.

Ava Knight to fight Sindy Amador for WBC International Title
October 22, 2014

(OCT 22)  According to Boxrec, on November 13th, , in  Washington, District of Columbia, USA, Ava "Lady of Boxing" Knight, 12-2-3 (5KO), of Chico, CA, will be fighting Sindy Amador, 12-1-1 (1KO), of Riverside, CA, in a ten round bout for the vacant WBC International Flyweight title.

Boxing Action in Bulgaria:  Teodora Bacheva Wins by a Majority Decision
October 21, 2014


(OCT 21)  On Sunday night, October 19th, at the Boxing Hall Sport Generation, Sofia, Bulgaria, strawweight Teodora Bacheva, now 3-0-0, of Sofia, Bulgaria, won a four round majority decision over Theodora Hristova, now 1-1-0, also from Bulgaria.  The final judges scores were 39-37, 39-39, and 40-36. 

She's......Back! Layla McCarter to enter the squared circle in rematch against the "Huracan" Melissa Hernandez!
by Sue TL Fox
Photos: Mary Ann Owen
October 20, 2014

(OCT 20) In what will definitely be a fight to look out for...and attend  is the "trilogy" of the Layla "Amazing" McCarter vs. Melissa "Huracan" Hernandez, that is the mainliner in an eight-round battle. The two will be fighting on Friday, November 21, 2014, at the Orleans Hotel & Casino, in Las Vegas, Nevada, promoted by Platinum Entertainment. ...Full Story

Mira Potkonen Crowned "Queen of the Ring" in 35th Tammer Turnaus Tournament
by Michael O'Neill
October 20, 2014
Photo Credit:
Tuomo Salonen

(OCT 20) The host nation’s Mira Potkonen won a 3rd successive Tammer Turnaus title as the 35th edition of the famous Finnish tournament drew to a close in Tampere Sunday evening, overcoming a strong challenge from former 64kg World no 1 Mikaela Mayer of the....Full Story

Argentina:  Cecilia Mena Wins by a Decision over Aline Scaranello
October 19, 2014

(OCT 19) On Friday night, October 17th, at the  Club Defensores de Villa Lujan, San Miguel, Tucuman, Argentina, Cecilia "La Panterita" Mena, 126, now 10-1-1 (5KO), of San Miguel, Tucuman, won a ten-round unanimous decision over Aline "La Ponderosa" Scaranello, 125.5, now 7-1-0, of Sao Pablo, Brazil.  The two were fighting for the WBC Latino featherweight title. Final judges scores were 100-90, 100-90, and 93-97....Full Story

Mikaela Mayer Meets Mira Potkonen In Tammer Turnhaus Final in Finland
by Michael O'Neill
October 18, 2014
Photos: Facebook

(OCT 18)  Defending champion, Mira Potkonen from host nation Finland is through to Sunday's final at the 35th Tammer Turnhaus Tournament in the Finnish capital. On Sunday she meets Mikaela Mayer, the former ...Full Story

WBAN Goes One on One with Casey Morton who just made her Pro debut!
by Sue TL Fox
October 18, 2014

(OCT 18)  On October 11, 2014, at the Red Lion Woodlake Hotel, in Sacramento, California, the sport welcomed in Carissa "Casey" Morton, who entered the pro ranks when she fought on the "Capital City Explosion" card, winning by a four round unanimous decision in  her debut against Blanca Reymundo. ..Full Story

Gold for Pinki Rana Jangra at Indian Elite Women's National Finals in Raipur City
by Michael O'Neill
October 17, 2014
Photo: Facebook

(OCT 17) What a difference a few months’ make! Last time I saw Pinki Jangra in action was semi-finals day at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in August when a very dejected Pinki lost out to Northern Ireland’s Michaela Walsh in their bout to decide who would take on Nicola Adams for the Commonwealth crown....Full Story

Hamzaoui dethrones WBC Silver and WBF flyweight champion Raja Amasheh by a split – Team Amasheh and promoter DOG Event Boxing file protest
Source: Press Release
October 17,  2014

(OCT 17)  On October 11th, Raja Amasheh faced French challenger Amira Hamzaoui to defend her WBC Silver and WBF flyweight champion titles in Saarbrücken (Germany). After competitive and entertaining ten rounds WBC judge Steve Mertz (Germany) scored the bout 98:94 for Amasheh while WBF judges Vincent Dupas (France / 96:94) and Toni Tiberi (Luxembourg / 97:94) gave the nod to Hamzaoui who won by split decision to capture..Full Story

New York:  Heather Hardy Wins by a decision over Crystal Hoy
October 17, 2014

(OCT 17) New York, NY--- On Wednesday night at NYC's famed B.B. King Blues Club and Grill in midtown Manhattan, DiBella Entertainment returned for the latest installment of its popular Broadway Boxing series, sponsored by Everlast and Manfredi Auto Group. In support of Breast Cancer Awareness..Full Story

Video of Yazmin Rivas in Mexico:  Rivas Footage of Training for Upcoming fight!
October 16, 2014


 (OCT 16) There is a video by WBC, featuring Yazmin "Rusita" Rivas, WBC bantamweight world champion,working out in her gym in preparation for her October 25th fight against Australia's Susie Ramadan.  The two will be fighting at the Centennial Auditorium in his native Gómez Palacio, Durango.

Argentina:  Scaranello to fight Cecilia Mena for WBC Latino Title
October 15, 2014

(OCT 15) On Friday night, at the Club Defensores de Villa Lujan, San Miguel, Tucuman, Argentina, in a 10-round bout, Aline de Cassia Scaranello, 7-0-0 (6KO), of Sao Paulo, Brazil, will be fighting Cecilia Sofia Mena, 9-1-1 (5KO), of San Miguel, Argentina.   The two are fighting for the WBC Latino Featherweight title.

Results from Colombia:  Francia Bravo Wins by a Split against Glenis Cardona
October 14, 2014


(OCT 14) Last night at the Estudios de Telecaribe, Barranquilla, Colombia, Francia Bravo, 129, now 17-4-2 (9KO), of Cerete, Colombia, won a six-round split decision over Glenis Cardona, 2-6-2 (1KO), of Barranquilla.  The final judges scores were 57-56, 55-58, and 55-58.

Shelley Watts heads strong Australian team at AIBA Women's World's in Jeju Island
by Michael O'Neill
Photo: Facebook
October 13, 2014

(OCT 13) Whilst most of the International media headlines went to England’s Nicola Adams at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, one of the most impressive boxers I saw in action that week was the ‘relatively unknown’ Australian, Shelley Watts from Laurieton, Port Macquarie, Queensland. ..Full Story

Huge Fight in November in Mexico: Oliveras vs. Farias!
October 13, 2014

(OCT 13) On November 15, 2014, at the Oasis Hotel Complex, Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico, Alejandra Marina Oliveras (31-2-2) will be facing Erica Anabella Farias (20-1-0), in a 10-round where Olivieras will be defending her WBC light welterweight title fight. Both of these boxers will travel from Argentina (where both are from) to fight in this world title fight in Mexico! 

Casey Morton Wins her Pro Debut in California
October 13, 2014

(OCT 13)  At the Red Lion Woodlake Hotel, in Sacramento, California, on the "Capital City Explosion" card,  Casey Morton, now 1-0-0, won her pro debut against Blanca Reymundo.  Both boxer fight out of California.  The two were scheduled for four rounds at the super flyweight division. Congrats to Morton on her pro debut!

Big Landmarker: Celebration of 25 Years as a Breast Cancer Survivor
by Sue TL Fox
October 12, 2014

(OCT 12)  As most of you know, in 1989, only in my late 30's I experienced a diagnosis of breast cancer, which was devastating at the time. I am very happy to announce that I have now made it to my 25 year mark as a breast cancer survivor. I want to thank my doctors foremost who did a fantastic job in my recovery. If it was not for the excellent medical care that I received at the time, I probably would not be writing this open letter today.  Full Story

Hamzaoui Upsets Amasheh, Donfack Retains Against Pawlak
October 12, 2014

(OCT 12)  Amira Hamzaoui from France is the new World Boxing Federation (WBF) Womens World Flyweight Champion after she won the title from defending champion Raja Amasheh on Saturday night, October 11, at the Saarlandhalle in Saarbruecken, Germany. In a very close and competitive fight, with many tight rounds that were difficult to score, Germany’s Amasheh was the aggressor for the most part, while southpaw Hamzaoui boxed well on the back-foot and was very effective with clean counters.   Full Story

Sharon "Wild Thing" Anyos in Las Vegas at Mayweather Gym
Photos & Text:
by Mary Ann Owen
October 10, 2014

(OCT 10) WBC Featherweight Champion Emeritus Sharon "Wild Thing" Anyos, 14-3, (4KO), is in Las Vegas, Nevada training at the famous Mayweather gym with Jeff Mayweather.  Anyos traveled from Gold Coast, Queensland just to train with the best, her first day at the gym she met Roger, Floyd Mayweather Sr. and Eddie Mustafa Muhammad, The TMT Fighters plus Latronia Jones who just turned Pro...Full Story

Katie Taylor seeks record 'fifth-in-a-row' World title in Korea
by Michael O'Neill
October 9, 2014
Photo: Courtesy/Toyota.ie

(OCT 9) The 8th edition of the AIBA Women's Elite World Championships gets under way at the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju Island, South Korea on 14th November with the finals scheduled for Monday 24th. Though the closing date for entries was 30th September few countries have thus far named their squads so we will bring you updates on who is competing in the three Olympic weights (51,60 and 75 kg) as soon....Full Story

Canada's Brandy Badry Added to San Diego Card!
October 8, 2014

(OCT 8) On October 24, 2014, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, in San Diego, California, Canada's Brandy Badry will Make her U.S. Debut at "San Diego Fights".  The card is promoted by Bobby "D" Presents, the promoter who supports female boxing on his cards.  Tickets are available by calling 619-420-8866.  

Marston Suspends Title Fight Camp - For Charity Project, To Aid Ebola Sufferers in Africa.
October 7,  2014

(OCT 7) This coming Friday professional boxer Marianne Marston will be taking a day off from the training camp for her upcoming 25th October title fight, in order to take part in a project by Philanthropic artist Clare Newton for the Street Child Charity, that will raise much needed funds for Children in Sierra Leone and Liberia who are suffering due to the Ebola epidemic.
Clare previously photographed Marianne as part of her record breaking ‘Jump4London’ photographic project to celebrate..Full Story

Seventeen Elite Boxers Win 2014 National PAL Championships Titles in Oxnard
by Julie Goldsticker
October 5, 2014

(OCT 5) (OXNARD, CALIF.) – The elite men and women enjoyed a day off on Friday at the 2014 National PAL Championships, but the finalists returned to action in championship round competition on Saturday at the Oxnard PAL Gym in Oxnard, Calif. The final day of competition in Oxnard featured an Olympic medalist and several current or former national champions as well as newcomers to the elite national scene. Full Story

The Junior and Youth Titlists are Crowned at the 2014 National PAL Championships
by Julie Goldsticker
October 4, 2014

(OCT 4) (OXNARD, CALIF.) – The junior and youth competitors took center stage on Friday at the 2014 National PAL Championships in Oxnard, Calif., with 37 final round bouts in the younger age divisions. Boxers ranging in age from 11 to 18 competed in the two rings at the Oxnard PAL Gym with all of the winners claiming National PAL Championships.  ..Full Story

Gold for MC Mery Kom In Asia - next up, Gold in Rio?
by Michael O'Neill
October 3,  2014

(OCT 3) India’s five times world champion , M.C. Mary Kom fulfilled one of her two remaining boxing ambitions as she took the 48-51kg flyweight Gold medal in the 17th Asiad at the Seonhak Gymnasium in Incheon, South Korea . Now the 31 years old sets her sights on that elusive Olympic Gold in Rio in 2016.  Full Story

Devi Refuses Bronze and  faces action after that refusal at the Asian Games
by Sue TL Fox
October 2, 2014
Photo credit: Indianexpress

(OCT 2) On October 1, 2014,  we brought you Michael O’Neill’s report of the chaotic scenes in Incheon which posed certain questions for the sport’s governing body. In response the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has partially addressed one of the issues raised by instituting Disciplinary proceedings against the Indian boxer (60kg) Laishram Sarita Devi, albeit her refusal to accept her bronze medal..Full story

A day of drama in and out of the ring at Asian Games in Incheon
by Michael O'Neill
October 1, 2014

(OCT 1)  Semi-finals day today in the women’s Elite Championships at the 17th Asia in Incheon, Korea where the main focus of attention in the Seonhak Gymnasium was on India’s five time AIBA World champion, 31 years old, H.C Mary Kom in the 48-51kg flyweight division could she, we wondered, overcome the challenge of Vietnam's Thi Bang Le, some 9 years her junior? ..Full Story

Boxing Action in Argentina:  Carabajal to fight Capriolo
October 1, 2014


(OCT 1) On Friday night, October 3, 2014, at the Club Atlético Defensores Unidos, Zarate, Buenos Aires, Argentina, featherweight Karen Elizabeth Carabajal, 5-0-0 (0KO), of Buenos Aires, will fight Maria Capriolo, 4-1-3, in a six rounder.  Capriolo has fought twice in 2014,  and Carabajal fought three times in 2014.

Jackie Nava Named WBAN's October 2014 Fighter of the Month! 
October 1, 2014

(OCT 1) WBAN would like to congratulate Jackie "La Princesa Azteca" Nava, of Tijuana, Mexico, 30-4-3 (13KO), as our 2014 Fighter of the Month!  Nava is a long-time veteran in the sport who has now boxed 13 plus years, and continues to take on quality opponents in the sport.

A day of drama in and out of the ring at Asian Games in Incheon
by Michael O'Neill
October 1, 2014

(OCT 1)  Semi-finals day today in the women’s Elite Championships at the 17th Asia in Incheon, Korea where the main focus of attention in the Seonhak Gymnasium was on India’s five time AIBA World champion, 31 years old, H.C Mary Kom in the 48-51kg flyweight division could she, we wondered, overcome the challenge of Vietnam's Thi Bang Le, some 9 years her junior? ..Full Story

Results from Mexico:  Three Female Bouts on Card
October 1, 2014


(OCT 1) On September 27, at the Hotel Gran Riviera Princess, Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico, Zulina Munoz, 116½, won a 10-round unanimous decision over Karina Hernandez, 116½; light flyweight Yesenia Gomez, 107½, final judges scores 100-90, 100-90, 99-91; and Yareli Larios, 125¼, won by a [1:45] first TKO Gloria Romero, 124.






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