Boxing

Back To The Ring With Empty Arena (6/4/2020) - By Raquel Ruiz Mikaela Mayer of Los Angeles (12-0, 5KO) will be setting the new pace in boxing on June 9 in a fight without spectators that will take place at the the Grand Ballroom of the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas. The decorated Top Rank boxer has been speeding her climb to the… Read More »
Latinas toman por asalto boxeo amateur en Estados Unidos (11/27/2017) -  -Esta historia fue publicada en La Opinion. Por Raquel Ruiz Todo el equipo que participa en el campeonato mundial en India se compone de chicas de sangre mexicana o puertorriqueña  Ocho boxeadoras de origen hispano, entre los 17 y 18 años, conforman el equipo juvenil de los Estados Unidos que se encuentra en la ciudad… Read More »
Boxeadoras a la conquista del pugilato (5/6/2017) - Marlen Esparza y Nicola Adams nos cuentan cómo Entrevista (inglés) En pocas horas,  6 de mayo, en Las Vegas, Nevada, la peso mosca Marlen Esparza tendrá su segunda pelea profesional en la cartelera mexicana más importante de Estados Unidos, Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Esparza (1-0-0) se enfrentará a Samantha Salazar (2-3-1)… Read More »
Women boxers to the conquest of pugilism (5/6/2017) - Marlen Esparza and Nicola Adams tell us how  VIDEO INTERVIEW Marlen Esparza sparring previous to her second pro-fight. San Carlos, CA, April 29. Photo Arte Clandestino -Leo Ceballos.In few hours, May 6,  in Las Vegas, Nevada, flyweight Marlen Esparza will have her second profesional fight in the most important Mexican card in the USA, Saul… Read More »
Sulem Urbina vs Kumora Yang 2017 Opens With a Bang for Women’s Boxing (2/16/2017) - 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… Read More »
Shields & Crews pro-debut in Las Vegas (11/19/2016) - 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… Read More »
Sulem Urbina Triumphs in Pro Debut (8/6/2016) - 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… Read More »
Sulem Urbina Triunfa en Debut Profesional (8/6/2016) -   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… Read More »
Fortin & Bujold to Olympics Future Olympians Keep Their Focus on The Prize (7/8/2016) - 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… Read More »
Tripartite Commission Named Boxers for Olympic Games (6/29/2016) - 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… Read More »