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BOXERS READY FOR PANAMERICAN QUALIFIERS

On March 24 – 30, 2011, the city of Cumaná, in the country of Venezuela, will be the host city for the first of three, Pan American Boxing qualifiers. USA boxers, Marlen Esparza, Tiffanie Hearn and Queen Underwood are getting ready to make a big statement at this event. Prior to departing for the qualifying […]

PINK, WOMEN WRITERS AND BOXING: A POWERFUL TRILOGY

16 Feb 2011 / 0 Comments / in Womenboxing

Nellie Bly, the famous 19th century female journalist and fan of the color pink, ‘Pinky’ was her childhood nick name, wrote the first boxing story in 1889. Her interview with prizefighter John L. Sullivan was printed in the Sunday edition of the New York World newspaper on May 26, 1889 in the Q/A format and […]

US WOMEN BOXING NEWS

Team USA in Barbados after one Gold and two Bronze medals. Photo by Adriana González.

I- USA Boxing Events 1.The USA National Championsiphs will be host in Colorado Springs Christian School from June 20-25. Finals will be at City Auditorium. USA Boxing is expecting more than 300 athletes. 2. 1st Pre Pan American Qualifying March 24 to 30 in Venezuela. The USA National Champions 2010 in the Olympic divisions, Marlen […]

RUMBO TO THE PANAMERICAN GAMES

Marlen Esparza, 112 lbs

Marlen Esparza, Queen Underwood, and Tiffanie Hearn, USA National Champions 2010 in the Olympic weight divisions: 112, 132, 165 pounds will compete for spots in the first Pan American Games Qualifiers, March 24-30 in Venezuela. The three athletes prior to the competition will make a stop at the Olympic Center in Colorado Springs where they […]

HOUSTON’S EYES ARE ON BOXER MARLEN ESPARZA AS THEIR PROMISE FOR OLYMPICS 2012

Marlen Esparza, 112 lbs
07 Jan 2011 / 0 Comments / in Olympic Boxing, Womenboxing

Marlen Esparza, the reigning National Champion in the 112 pound Olympic boxing division was scheduled to compete this weekend in her native Houston for the 2011 Senior USA Open Tournament, Gulf Amateur Boxing Association. She will advance to the state tournament in Lubbock, TX in two weeks on 01-21-11 thru 1-23-11 without boxing. There was […]

DRESSED IN GOLD

Andrecia Wasson at the podium in Barbados. Photo by Adriana González
22 Oct 2010 / 0 Comments / in Womenboxing

I remember that Saturday night in September in the Caribbean Isle of Barbados, as if it was today. It was the first time since I became an US citizen that I really wanted to know the lyrics to the US National Anthem. As I watched the US Flag being hoisted, my eyes were moist with […]

WHAT CESAR DIAZ SAID ABOUT ALYSSA DEFAZIO

21 Oct 2010 / 0 Comments / in Uncategorized

During Oct. 1, Empires Collide in Chinatown, NY, is a tournament organized by US Boxing where national silver medalist in three Olympic weight divisions saw the Chinese in-the-ring equals, César Díaz, from Latino Sports, wrote this about Alyssa Defazio’s performance. “While the Chinese team appeared united, the United States team had plenty of character with […]

JULATON: THE FEMALE PACQUIAO?

Ana Julaton at the HP Pavillon San José taking a new belt.
04 Dec 2009 / 0 Comments / in Womenboxing

Throwing her fastest combinations, the American-Philippine Ana “The Hurricane” Julaton became the new WBO Junior featherweight champion of the world last Friday night, at the HP Center in San Jose, CA, with more than 8,000 Californian eyes as witnesses. Her opponent, the experienced Donna “Nature Girl” Biggers, from North Carolina, couldn’t stop the jabs and […]