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2017 Opens With a Bang for Women’s Boxing

Sulem Urbina vs Kumora Yang
16 Feb 2017 / 0 Comments / in Womenboxing

Several amateur boxers, among them Olympic medalists, who have signed or they are already boxing in the pro ranks will have their fights in February, March, and April 2017. Varias boxeadoras amateurs que acaban firmar en el profesionalismo o ya han saltado, tendrán sus combates en febrero, marzo y abril de 2017.  First to jump […]

Shields & Crews pro-debut in Las Vegas

Claressa:Francon faceoff

By Raquel Ruiz The weigh-in went super slow today at #KovalevWard super fight. Unfortunately, the women were at the end of a very boring program and lots of people had stepped out by the time they took to the scale, including me, who needed to get a towel to dry my clothes because one of […]

Sulem Urbina Triumphs in Pro Debut


By Raquel Ruiz Since a little girl she has conversations with God. Doesn’t remember exactly what she said to him, but on Saturday, July 30th, before her professional debut, Sulem Urbina, 26, asked for protection, to leave unscathed from the war and thanked him for giving her the opportunity to fulfill her childhood dream. In […]

Sulem Urbina Triunfa en Debut Profesional


  Por Raquel Ruiz Desde niña tiene conversaciones con Dios. No recuerda exactamente que le decía, pero el sábado 30 de julio, antes de su debut profesional, Sulem Urbina, de 26 años, le pidió protección para salir ilesa de la contienda y le dio las gracias por darle la oportunidad de cumplir su sueño. En […]

Future Olympians Keep Their Focus on The Prize

Fortin & Bujold to Olympics

By Raquel Ruiz for Boxing Canada They are two very hard working athletes who in 2012 had their Olympic dreams ripped out of their hands. After all, to participate in the Games is the dream of every serious athlete. Mandy Bujold (51kg) and Ariane Fortin (75kg) have dreamed and worked many extra hours for many […]

Tripartite Commission Named Boxers for Olympic Games

Jennifer Chieng,

Early yesterday, AIBA released the names of the 3 female boxers that the Tripartite Commission selected to compete in Rio 2016. This now completes  the list 36 women that will compete at the 2916 Rio Olympic Games. We already knew the 75kg boxer since last week, when the Panamanian Olympic Committe anounced that police officer […]

Boxeo Femenino Escribirá Segundo Capítulo en Libro Panamericano

08 Aug 2015 / 0 Comments / in Womenboxing

A cuatro días de que comience el boxeo en los Juegos Panamericanos, recordemos un poco la gan fiesta que se vivió en 2011 en Guadalajara, en donde sin lugar a dudas el evento que marcó la diferencia fue la inclusión del boxeo femenino. En 2011 participaron 21 boxeadoras en tres pesos, y por primera vez en […]

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Women’s Boxing History in Glasgow 2014

Nicola Adams, Glasgow 2014
29 Jul 2014 / 0 Comments / in Olympic Boxing, Womenboxing

  Monday evening was the debut of women’s boxing in Glasgow with three bouts in the 51 kg: Michaela Walsh, 21, (Northern Ireland) defeated Thessa Dumas, 19, (Mauritius) 3-0. Kristy Harris, 21, (Australia) defeated Christine Ongare, 20, (Kenya) 3-0. Nicola Adams, 31, (England) defeated Oluwatoyin Oladeji, 26, (Nigeria) 3-0 With 11 participants in the flyweight […]

Regina bouts a mini preview of boxing at Glasgow 2014


  May 23, 2014 By Raquel Ruiz Guest Contributor Canadian Olympic Page Friday night the ring at Credit Union Eventplex in Regina, Saskatchewan will hold a battle between two teams – Canada and Wales – getting ready to compete at the Commonwealth Games in July. Women Bouts On Friday, Canadian Ariane Fortin (above right) – current […]