Women’s Boxing News and Updates: Oct 14
Last Updated on Friday, 14 October 2011 15:02
Written by Women's Boxing
Friday, 14 October 2011 14:48
Women’s Boxing News and Updates – October 14 – for: “La Loba” Zulina Muños, Ava Knight to fight Arely Mucino for IBF Title, WBC female flyweight title, Ireland: European Women's Championships, Three Female Bouts on Mexico Card, England: Women's European Championships, Chevelle Hallback will be taking on Myriam Lamare, The GB Amateur Boxing Championships 2011
“La Loba” Zulina Muños - may return to boxing this November 19 under the promotion of Boxeo de Gala, to defend her WBC silver bantamweight title against the Argentinean Betina Garino - In the company of her manager Mauro Ayala, “La Loba” Muñoz visited WBC president Jose Sulaiman to whom she said: “I´m going to fight with all that I have, I know that sooner or later I’ll get the chance to fight for the bantamanweight title” she also said that she hopes she can defend her title three times to kept her ranking in the 118 pounds of the women’s division, in order to fight for the title against the Thai Usanakorn Kokietgym.
Ava Knight to fight Arely Mucino for IBF Title - On October 29, 2011, in Colima, Mexico, in what should be a great matchup Ava Knight, will be fighting Arely Mucino in a 10-round bout for the IBF Super Flyweight title. The card is promoted by HG Boxing.
WBC female flyweight title - This Saturday, October 15, 2011 at Gimnasio Revolución, Calpulálpan, Tlaxcala, Mexico in 10 x 2 minute rounds for the ‘WBC female flyweight title’ Mariana Juarez vs Gabriela Bouvier.
Ireland: European Women's Championships - Ireland will be back in the medal hunt again next week at the 2011 European Women's Championships in Holland. - Lightweight Katie Taylor, the current AIBA World champion, will be aiming for her fifth 60Kg gold medal in-a-row at the Continental deciders which glove off in Rotterdam next Monday. - Katie Rowland and Michaela Walsh, who both claimed bronze medals at the inaugural 2011 AIBA World Youth Championships, have been included in the Irish panel.
Three Female Bouts on Mexico Card - On Saturday night at the Centro Internacional de Convenciones , in Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico, there are three female bouts on the card, with two of them being title bouts. - In one bout, Janeth Perez, 13-0-1 (4KO), will face Yanina Acuna, 10-4-2 (3KO). The two are fighting for the 10-round WBA Bantamweight title. In a second bout, Susie Ramadan, 21-0-0 (8KO), will be fighting Yazmin Rivas, in a 10-round (vacant) IBF bantamweight world title bout. - On the undercard, in a four-round super flyweight bout, Dorely Valente, 2-0-0, will take on Isabel Mendoza, who is set to make her pro debut.
England: Women's European Championships - England boxer Lisa Whiteside will represent England alongside five members of the GB Boxing women’s Olympic Squad at the forthcoming European Championships in Rotterdam from 17-22 October 2011. - The three Olympic weight categories will be filled by World Championship silver medallists Nicola Adams and Savannah Marshall at flyweight (51kg) and middleweight (75kg) respectively, and Chantelle Cameron at lightweight (60kg). GB squad members, Natasha Jonas and Nina Smith will compete at light-welterweight (64kg) and bantamweight (54Kg) respectively.
Chevelle Hallback (28-7-2) will be taking on , Myriam Lamare (19-3) - for the vacant IBF junior welterweight world title on November 5th at the Palais des Sports de Toulon, in Toulon, France. - Chevelle has traveled this road before, and accepts it as the reality of her career. “I've got to go far and wide to fight the best,” she said. - “I am so excited about getting back into the ring and fighting in France is a plus! I've fought in Canada, Japan, Denmark, and now France. I am on my way to being internationally known with fans all over the world--Let's Get It. I need to bring this title home, and when I do, create some more opportunities,” added Hallback.
The GB Amateur Boxing Championships 2011 - will be held at York Hall in Bethnal Green on Friday 11th and Saturday 12th November 2011.- The competition, which aims to identify the best male and female boxers in Great Britain, will pit the top amateurs selected by the Amateur Boxing Associations (ABAs) of Scotland, England and Wales against members of GB Boxing’s Podium Squad. - The Championships will cover the 10 men’s and three women’s Olympic weight categories. (Entries permitting) there will be two semi-finals in each category on the Friday. The finals of all 13 categories will be held on Saturday afternoon.