(JAN 30) The audience at the PLAZA THE TOROS in Cancun, Mexico saw a
great, technical, exciting, beautiful fight between Kelsey Jeffries
and the still WBC super-bantamweight world champion Jackie Nava.
Kelsey began very strong, dominating Nava and dictating the fight,
Kelsey was the aggressive in the first three rounds. She was
connecting Nava with a busy and very effective left hand.
In the fourth round, Jackie was attacking more and connected Kelsey
with a very strong right hand, Kelsey went down and Nava gained
By the sixth and seventh Nava was fighting with speed and working,
throwing to the head and especially to the body effectively and
Kelsey was BOXING, moving his legs with nice and fine movements
around the ring.
In the eight round, Nava got cut in the right eyebrow and Kelsey was
imposing her pace and experience, by the last round Kelsey was
dominating and showing her skills, she was moving side to side and
she was very busy.
We saw a FANTASTIC fight! Final Scoring was 98-91, 96-94, and 96-93.
At the end of the fight – Kelsey’s face was clean—with some
bruising. Jackie’s face appeared swollen, with black eyes, and the
After the fight, Kelsey said, “It was a good fight, I thought it was
the best fight of the night. I fought my heart out there. I can't
judge the fight, that's not my job, my job is fight, that's what I
Jackie said after the fight, “Kelsey is a very tough fighter, she
hits very strong, she has a lot of experience, she can take a punch.
At the beginning, I had a little trouble because I didn't know her
style but later on the bout, I was began to figure out her skills,
Both fighters agreed in a rematch but Kelsey told me, “not in
Mexico”, and Nava replied that wherever, she will get the victory.
Some of the fighters comments who gave their opinions about the
fight, who were happily surprised, after the ladies’ performance.
PIPINO CUEVAS: “The blondie girl did a wonderful job, she was
dominating the fight, she has great skills".
CHIQUITA GONZALEZ really loved Kelsey's style: He said, “She really
fought a great fight, I think that they fight much better than some
men, Kelsey's job was excellent".
(WBAN would like to thank Laura
Serrano-Garcia for giving boxing fans a ringside view of what
happened at the fight.) We are proud to announce that Nava has been
named WBAN’s February 2006 fighter of the month.)