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Sweden:  Mikaela Lauren to fight Jennifer Retzke to Fight November 28th!
October 2, 2015

(OCT 2) On November 28, 2015, at the Rocklunda, in Vasteraas, Sweden, WBC Super Welterweight Champion Mikaela Destiny Lauren( 25-3 ) will face tough opposition on against Germany's Jennifer Retzke ( 15-2-1 ) in a ten-round title bout defending her WBC Super Welterweight title.  Source/Swedish Professional Boxing Commission website.

Cool Story of the Week: Maureen Shea to be Speaking at the "Taking a Punch out of Domestic Violence" Event
October 1, 2015

(OCT 1)   Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) evolved from the "Day of Unity" held in October 1981 and conceived by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. The intent was to connect advocates across the nation who were working to end violence against women and their children. Maureen Shea to be Speaking at the "Taking a Punch out of Domestic Violence" Event...Full Story

Dellal vs. Koleva For WBF World Light Welterweight Title
September 30, 2015

(SEPT 30)  Myriam Dellal from France and Bulgarian Milena Koleva are set to fight for the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) Womens World Light Welterweight title on Friday October 9 in Clermont Ferrand, France. Dellal, 11-5-3 (2), turned professional in 2008 and has won French national titles at Super Featherweight and Lightweight. She twice ..Full Story

Martha Salazar to defend WBC Title November 7th!
September 30, 2015

(SEPT 30)  Martha Salazar will make her first title defense of her WBC Women’s Heavyweight title on November 7th in Richmond, CA at the Memorial Auditorium in Richmond, CA. Salazar earned the WBC heavyweight title after defeating Tanzee Daniel in San Francisco, CA in November of 2014. Salazar earned her number one contender spot for the belt ..Full Story

The Twenty-Four Olympic Trials for Women's Boxing Participants Are Confirmed
by Julie Goldsticker
September 29, 2015

(SEPT 29)  The event that female Olympic boxing hopefuls have been targeting since the close of Olympic competition in London is now less than a month away and the 24 athletes who will vie for Olympic berths are finalized. The 2016 Olympic Trials for Women's Boxing will take place October 26-31 at the Memphis Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tenn., in conjunction with the final Olympic Trials... Full Story

Costa Rica: Big Fight between Kali Reis vs. Hanna Gabriel
September 26, 2015


(SEPT 26) On October 17, 2015, in Costa Rica, IBA Middleweight world champion Kali "KO Mequinonoag" Reis, 7-4-1 (3KO), Providence, Rhode Island, will be stepping between the ropes against multi-world champion Hanna "La Amazona" Gabriel, 14-1-1 (10KO), in a ten-rounder for the WBO Jr. Middleweight World Title.

Busy weekend for Ireland's Elite boxers at Celtic Box Cup in Dungarvan
by Michael O'Neill
September 22, 2015
Dervla Duffy: (photo IABA.ie)


(SEPT 22) A busy weekend ahead for many of Ireland’s Elite boxers as the 2015 edition of the CELTIC BOX CUP gets underway Friday at the Sports Centre in the West Waterford seaside town of Dungarvan.
Some 255 boxers from not only Ireland but also neighbours England, Scotland and Wales will join international...Full Story

Han Wins by Decision over  Joseph for the vacant IBF title!
September 20, 2015


(SEPT 20) In a IBF World title fight at the Don Haskins Convention Center, in El Paso, Texas, local boxing sensation Jennifer Han, now 13-3-1 (1KO), of El Paso, won by a te-round unanimous decision over Helen "Iron Lady" Joseph, 12-3-1 (6KO), of Accra, Ghana.   Han won the vacant IBF Featherweight world title. Photo: Facebook

Mexico:  Jessica Chavez Wins WBC Title over Arely Mucino
September 20, 2015


 (SEPT 20) Last night in Ecatepec, México, , Jessica "Kika" Chavez, now 25-4-3 (4KO), of Mexico City, Mexico, won the WBC flyweight title against  Arely Mucino, 21-3-2 (10KO), of Nuevo León, Mexico, won was defending her title.  Chavez won a 10-round unanimous decision. Photo:  Pepe Rodriguez 

"Bad Intentions" Boxing Card Featuring Layla McCarter vs. Melissa Hernandez
Source/Press release
September 18, 2015

(SEPT 18)  Guilty Boxing and SPR & Promotions announced today that they will bring live professional boxing to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas located at 4455 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89169 on Saturday, September 26, 2015. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with the first.....Full Story

Second Time Around---after Controversial bout in July of 2015
September 18, 2015

(SEPT 18) There is a scheduled rematch of " Barbie " Juarez vs.  Black " Taborda in October.  According to news on the net:  The second edition of the battle by the international title super flyweight of the WBC between the  Mariana " Barbie " Juarez and Argentina Vanesa " Black " Taborda, will be having ....Full Story

Sabrina "La Muñequita" Perez; "A Diamond in The Rough"
Source/PR Team Perez
September 16, 2015

 (SEPT 16)  Former WBA World Bantamweight Interim Champion and, current WBC  Silver Super Bantamweight Champion Sabrina "La Muñequita" Perez of Isidro Casanova, Buenos Aires, Argentina has kept her dreams alive alongside her longtime trainer and husband Diego Arrua as well as her coach Alcides Balbuena....Full Story

Souhila Bouchene, Kehinde Obareh and Edith Agu Ogoke are inaugural champions at African Games in Brazzaville
by Michael O'Neill
September 16, 2015

(SEPT 16) The 11th African Games have ended in Brazzaville, Congo, with some outstanding successes for the boxers from Algeria and Nigeria.
The Algerians topped the table with five Golds from the thirteen on offer on finals day. Nigeria placed second with four golds, two of them in the women’s Olympic weights.  Full Story

Former IBF/WBC Champion Susie Q' Ramadan Working Towards Another Title Shot
September 16, 2015
Source/PR, Hosking Promotions

(SEPT 16) Former IBF and WBC World Female Bantamweight Champion Susie Q' Ramadan of Melbourne, Australia visited the Big Apple last week with Lynden Hosking (HP), Bess Slater (Operations Manager, HP), Luke Meldon (Trainer, HP), Pat Connelly (Trainer, HP) and stablemate..Full Story

Amateur Boxer on the Scene looking for opportunity to Make her Pro Debut!
September 15, 2015

 (SEPT 15)  Minimumweight / Flyweight Marina Ramirez is looking forward to having an opportunity to have her pro debut.  Promoters can contact her team via her coach Mike Newson Jr. to contact:  Michaelknewsonjr@yahoo.com. To read more about Ramirez, Full Story

Drabik, Potkonen and Fontijn take Feliks Stamm Memorial titles in Warsaw
by Michael O'Neill
September 14, 2015

(SEPT 14)  The host nation’s Sandra Drabik (51kg), Finland’s Mira Potkonen (60kg) and Nouchka Fontijn from the Netherlands (75kg) took the three women’s Olympic weight titles at the XXXII Feliks Stamm Memorial tournament in Warsaw, at ..Full Story

Pathway to Glory Olympic Trials Qualifier II Competition Rolls on on Wednesday in Philadelphia and Baltimore
by Julie Goldsticker
September 11, 2015

(SEPT 11)  Six women secured Olympic Trials berths last night (September 10)  at the Pathway to Glory Olympic Trials Qualifier II in Baltimore, Md., on Thursday night. Up the road in Philadelphia, 38 elite men moved one win closer to their own spots with quarterfinal victories at the Holiday Inn Philadelphia Stadium. ..Full Story

Boxing: Esparza & Miller go out on 'day of shocks' at Feliks Stamm in Warsaw
by Michael O'Neill
September 11, 2015

(SEPT 11) Team USA Boxing suffered two 'shock' defeats on the opening day of the prestigious Feliks Stamm Memorial tournament in Warsaw late Wednesday.  AIBA World no.1 Marlen Esparza exited the tournament in the preliminary round at the hands of the unranked Irish woman, Ceire Smith from Cavan BC 1:2 on a split decision....Full Story

Nicole Wesner Wins by decision over Irma Balijagic Adler
September 7, 2015
Photos: Facebook

  It was in the cards that the challenge of Irma Balijagic Adler could easily be the toughest fight to date for World Boxing Federation (WBF) Women’s World Lightweight Champion Nicole Wesner, and this was exactly the case when they clashed on Sunday night at the Markthalle in Wismar, Germany. Making her first defense of the title she won last December in her adopted home-country of Austria, Wesner got off to a good start and ..Full Story

Striking Beauties Boxing Gym for Women was honored to host USA Boxing Olympian Queen Underwood.
by Mary del Pino
September 4, 2015

(SEPT 4)  North Attleboro, Massachusetts - This week, Striking Beauties Boxing Gym for Women was honored to host USA Boxing Olympian Queen Underwood.The young woman from Seattle, Washington, boasts an impressive amateur record...Full Story

Big Fight Tomorrow Night - Zamora vs. Moreno in Trilogy Fight where Zamora Defends her WBC Light Flyweight World Title
September 4, 2015

 (SEPT 4) Tomorrow night at the centre of shows the fairgrounds, in Metepec, Mexico, Zamora Roca, 23-5-0, (9KO),  is set to fight Esmeralda "La Joya" Moreno, 31-7-1 (10 KO), of Mexico City, where Zamora will be defending her WBC World Light Flyweight title..Full Story

Upcoming Event:  "Contenders Boxing Night"
Source/Bob Holloway
August 31, 2015
Photo: Liz Leddy
Photo Credit: Durward Furland
Kineo Photography

(AUG 31) On October 24, 2015, at the Keene High School, 43 Arch Street, Keene, NH, will be a sanctioned USA Boxing amateur event,   “Contenders Boxing Night”.  The following fights thus far that are scheduled on this upcoming event:  120 lbs:  Abigail O’Brien of of Charlestown, NH vs. Destiny Dogan of Springfield, Mass;  132 lbs: Two-time National Champion Liz Leddy..Full Story

Maureen Shea and Yulihan Avila fight to a Split Draw!
August 30, 2015


(AUG 30) Last night at the Forum, Inglewood, California, Maureen Shea, 120, of Bronx, New York, and Yulihan Alejandra Luna Avila, 121¾, of Durango, Mexico, fought to a 10-round split draw.  The two were fighting for the IBF Super Bantamweight world title.  Final judges scores were 93-97, 95-95, and 98-92.  The fight was featured on the  Mosley vs. Mayorga main event. 

Mexico:  Isabel Millan Wins by Decision over Ramirez for vacant WBF International Flyweight title
August 30, 2015


(AUG 30) Last night at the Montemorelos, Nuevo León, Mexico, Isabel "La Estrella" Millan, 111¼, of Tonala, Mexico, won a 10-round unanimous decision over Cecilia "La Artillera" Ramirez, 111¼., of Mexico. The two were fighting for the vacant Flyweight WBF International title. Judges scores were 97-93, 96-94, and 99-91.

U.S. Boxing set to appoint Irish Head Coach to head up U.S women's team? That's the rumour in Ireland this weekend
by Michael O'Neill
August 30, 2015

(AUG 30) Irish boxing woke up this week to the shock news that Head Coach Billy Walsh is seriously considering an offer to coach the United States women’s team and is set to leave his IABA post...Full Story

Susi Kentikian to fight in Germany October 2, 2015!
August 27, 2015

(AUG 27)  On Friday, October 2, 2015 in Hamburg, Germany, Susi "Killer Queen" Kentikian will be fighting in a 10-rounder to defend her WBA and WIBF Flyweight World titles. According to Internet news, they have reported that Kentikian has now her own promotions company "Kentikian Promotions. WBAN has posted two videos on the press conferences of the upcoming...Full Story

World Championship Boxing Comes to Queens - Alicia “Slick” Ashley to Headline “Triboro Fight Night” Series in World Championship Title Bout
August 27, 2015

(AUG 27)   Pandora Promotions is proud to announce that the “Triboro Fight Night” will make its series debut on September 15, 2015 at the outdoor Studio Square in Queens, NY. Headlined by former four-time world champion and Brooklynite...Full Story

Marston, Smith and Shaunagh Brown Strike a Blow for Equality on the 29th of August at York Hall
by Jon Collins
August 26, 2015


 (AUG 26)  The pioneering exploits of Cathy 'The Bitch' Brown and then Nicola Adams at London 2012 should have heralded a new dawn in UK female boxing. Not so. Cathy Brown took up...Full Story

Kenia Enriquez Closes Off Camp
Photos: Bobby D. Presents
August 25, 2015

(AUGUST 25)  Former flyweight world champion Kenia Enriquez (13-1, 6KO) of Tijuana, Mexico, finished camp strong this past Monday with an intense work out under the watchful eye of trainer and father Gustavo Enriquez. The twenty-one year old Kenia comes back to the ring after nearly a six month hiatus. Enriquez will be facing the tough Lorena “Ratoncita” ...Full Story

One on One Interview with Amateur boxer Sierra Rose Gallegos!
Conducted by Stephen Blea
Edited by Chris Morris of RMB
August 25, 2015

(AUGUST 25) Recently I had the opportunity to interview Sierra Rose Gallegos, a young female boxer.  I would like to share her story with you all.   I know there are dozens of boxers out there that probably are going through some real personal hardships, but I find this one very interesting, for the simple fact that no...Full Story

Andrea Medina recipient of a Proclamation from Mayor Salas
Photos/ Story
by Jim Wyatt
of SportofBoxing.com
August 22, 2015

(AUGUST 22) On Tuesday evening, role model, Andrea Medina, a USA Amateur Boxing National Champion plus High School Honor Roll student received a Proclamation from Mary Casillas Salas, the Mayor of the City of Chula Vista, in recognition for all that she has done by the...Full Story

Ireland's Amy Broadhurst and Orla Garvey through to European Youth & Junior Finals in Keszthely, Hungary
by Michael O'Neill
August 21, 2015

(AUG 21)  This week the EUBC European Youth and Junior championships are taking place at the Sport Hall in Keszthely, Hungary on the shores of Lake Balaton. Thursday and Friday are semi-finals days with the finals on Saturday. Today we take a look at the events involving boxers from Ireland and from Great Britain.  Full Story

Let’s Hear It From The Girls - Marston, Smith & Brown Presser Quotes
August 20, 2015

(AUG 20) There was more than a hint of glamour in attendance at the recent press conference, for the upcoming Mark Lyons and Billy James-Elliott promoted LORDS OF THE RING II event, which took place at The Square Pie in Spitalfields Market, as all three female boxers that will be taking  ..Full Story

Mexico: Exciting WBC Female bouts scheduled in September
Photos: Facebook
August 18, 2015

(AUGUST 18) In September 2015, in Mexico, there are some potential big female bouts on the cards in this month. The bouts will be televised on Televisa Sports. In one of the top matchups, scheduled for September 5th, Ibeth "Rock" Zamora, 23-5-0 (9KO), of San Cristóbal Huichochitlán, México, will ..Full Story

Latest Update on Esmeralda Moreno!
August 18, 2015

 (AUGUST 18) This week it was published on the net that Esmeralda “Joya” Moreno is ready to return to the ring after having a baby. The WBC wrote, "Moreno has concluded a pregnant pause and is back with a vengeance for the title she had to leave behind, with: In Recess Status."......Full Story

Maureen Shea to fight on PPV against Avila
August 18, 2015

(AUGUST 18) On the August 29thpay-per-view boxing event, promoted by Mosley Promotions, they have added a female bout on the card, featuring Maureen Shea, vs. IBF World super bantamweight champion Yulihan Alejandra Luna Avila on pay-per-view August 29th. The match will be on the undercard of the Shane Mosley versus Ricardo Mayorga event.

Ivana Habazin officially calls out Cecilia Braekhus!
August 17, 2015

(AUGUST 17) This week former IBF  World Welterweight Champion Ivana Habazin has called out the undisputed Welterweight Champion Cecilia Braekhus via video on Youtube.  If the challenge is accepted it will be a rematch for these two.  In their first contest Habazin lost by a unanimous decision.  ......Full Story

Boxing Action in London -  Marston, Smith and Brown In Action on August 29th!
August 16, 2015

(AUGUST 16)  Promoters Mark Lyons and Billy James-Elliott today announced that they have added two further Female professional bouts, in addition to the one already on the card, to their upcoming LORDS OF THE RING II event, which takes place at the famous ...Full Story

Alcivar vs. Fuentes ends in a "no Contest"
Photos: Mario Rojas
August 15, 2015

(AUG 15)  Last night at the Laredo Energy Arena, in Laredo, Texas, featured on a  Triple-A Promotions card,  Patricia "Patty Boom Boom" Alcivar, 113.5,  and Mandy Fuentes, 115,  fought to a fourth round "No Contest" when Alcivar received a substantial cut over her left eye, where she ultimately received five stitches. Full Story

Cecilia Braekhus Returns to the Ring on October 24th
August 15, 2015

(AUGUST 15)  Undisputed World Welterweight Champion Cecilia Brækhus returns to the ring October 24 in Düsseldorf - Undisputed (WBC, WBA, WBO, IBO & IBF) Female World Welterweight Champion Cecilia Brækhus (27-0, 7 KOs) is finally back in action, on October 24.  In addition August 13th, Cecilia Brækhus has teamed up with new trainer Johnathon..Full Story

Kenia Enriquez is Back
Photo: Bobby D. Presents
August 14, 2015

(AUGUST 14) Former WBO female flyweight champion Kenia Enriquez (13-1, 6KO) of Tijuana, Mexico, is all set to come back after nearly a six month hiatus away from the ring. Enriquez will be facing the always tough Lorena "Ratoncita" Arias (3-7-1) in a junior flyweight six rounder as one of the featured fights on Friday, August 28th, in her hometown of Tijuana. The...Full Story

China and DPR Korea the dominant forces on semi-finals day in Wulanchabu
by Michael O'Neill
August 14, 2015

(AUG 14)  It was semi-finals on Wednesday, at the ASBC Asian Confederation Women’s Continental championships in Wulanchabu, China where the host nation and DPR Korea dominated the days’ proceedings whilst Thailand and Uzbekistan also offered strong challenges in their quest for 2015 titles. Full Story

Sandra Robles to fight Anabel Ortiz in Mexico City
August 13, 2015


(AUGUST 13) WBAN has received the latest news on Sandra "Black Pearl" Robles who has been offered to fight for the WBA Minimumweight world title against Anabel "La Avispa" Ortiz. 17-3. The boxing event featuring this bout will take place on September 5, 2015, in Mexico City, Mexico.  The card is promoted by Zanfer Promotions...Full Story

Worldwide Fight Results over the Weekend
August 12, 2015

(AUGUST 12) At the Pioneer Event Center, Lancaster, California,  in a flyweight four, Paula Estrada, 112½, won a unanimous decision over Blanca Raymundo, 113.  Also in Lancaster: In a four round light welterweight contest, Valerie Reyes, 140, won her debut bout with a third round KO over Brandy Badry, 140....Other results over the weekend, go here!

China and India dominate early proceedings at the ASBC Asian Championships in Wulanchabu. by Michael O'Neill
August 11, 2015

(AUGUST 11)  A busy time for women's boxing as no sooner had the PanAmerican event finished in Toronto than all eyes were focused on Wulanchabu,China where the ASBC Asian Confederation championships have now reached the ....Full Story

Layla McCarter Receives yearly award from the NVBHOF!
©photos: Mary Ann Owen
August 9, 2015

(AUGUST 9) On Friday night at the Linq Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada,  the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame [NVBHOF} held a champions welcome reception. Many of the inductees were in attendance including Marvin Hagler, Lennox Lewis & Eddie Mustafa Muhammad. Congratulations to local Las Vegas multi-world ...Full Story

Susie Ramadan and Shannon O'Connell to Visit The Big Apple
Source/WBAN News
August 8, 2015

(AUGUST 8)  Former WBC, IBF and WBF  World Bantamweight Champion Susie Ramadan and WIBA World Super Bantamweight Champion Shannon O'Connell will be visiting The Big Apple from September 3-9.  This visit for O'Connell will be just prior to heading to Toronto, Canada where she will be fighting Canadian Sandy Tsagouris in an eight-round non-title bout on the undercard of the PBC's WBC Light Heavyweight title bout between Adonis Stevenson vs. Tommy Karpency at the Ricoh Coliseum.  Full Story

Our plea - reinstate Katie Taylor to the Lee/Saunders World title fight ...
by Michael O'Neill
August 7, 2015

(AUGUST 7)  In boxing circles, as in life in general, ‘great ideas’ do not always reach fruition. . All parties may believe that they are ‘close to agreement’ but yet minor hiccups, some might say ‘misunder-standings’ occur and that ...Full Story

Shannon O'Connell to face Sandy Tsagouris in eight rounder in Canada
August 6, 2015

(AUGUST 6)  "We are excited to announce that 'Shotgun' Shannon O'Connell is now part of the Hosking Boxing stable! Even more exciting is the news that Shannon has officially signed to fight Canadian Sandy Tsagouris in Toronto, Canada on Friday, September 11, in a non-title eight round..Full Story

Svensson challenges Nunez for IBF World title on September 19 in Sweden
Photos: Wende
August 4, 2015

(AUGUST 4) Klara Svensson (15-1, 5 KOs) gets her second shot at world glory on September 19 when she challenges Marisa Gabriela Nunez (7-5-2) for the IBF Female World Light Welterweight title at the Rosvalla Stora Ishallen at the Nyköpings Arenor in Nyköping, Sweden.  Full Story

WBAN'S August 2015 Fighter of the Month!
August 3, 2015

(AUGUST 3) WBAN is proud to announce that our WBAN August 2015 Fighter of the Month is Canadian Amateur boxer, Mandy Bujold.  Bujold had a fantastic win in July against Marlen Esparza. She is one of the top female boxers in the amateur ranks.  (second photo credit: Raquel Ruiz) She did a fantastic job and performance at the Pan Am Games.

Results from Argentina: Leonela Paola Yudica Wins IBF Title
August 2, 2015

(AUGUST 2) On Thursday night at the Estadio Aldo Cantoni, San Juan, Argentina, Leonela Paola Yudica, 111½, now 10-0-3, of San Juan, Argentina, won a 10-round unanimous decision over Tyrieshia Douglas, 9-1-0 (4KO), of Baltimore, Maryland. The two were fighting for the IBF Flyweight title.






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