May 31, 2003
- Visé, Belgium
Junior Welterweights Nathalie Toro of Belgium KO'd
Dorota Kaczmarek in the third round. Toro is now 9-0-0
(4KO), Kaczmarek is now 0-1-0 (0KO)
May 31, 2003
- Sky Ute Casino, in Ignacio, Colorado Adriana Delgado,
of Albuquerque, New Mexico, won a unanimous decision over
Canadian Kathy Williams for the vacant IFBA 118-lb
Bantamweight title fight. According to the Durango Herald,
Williams who was a bit taller than Delgado used her
long-distance jab against Delgado throughout the fight. In the
third round Delgado rocked Williams back with an overhand right,
and then followed it up with a flurry of combinations. In the
eighth round Williams came out with her barrage of combinations.
Final scoring was 97-93, 97-93, and 97-94.
May 31, 2003
- Jarrell’s Gym, in Savannah, Georgia
There were two women’s bouts on a card of five scheduled
matches. The first match featured seasoned veteran Mitzi
Jeter. Jeter, 150.5, won a hard fought six-rounder over
Bonnie Mann, 151. The two had several clashes of the heads
throughout the fight. Mann told WBAN that although she did not
win the bout, that for her it was still a victory to go the
distance in her first six-round bout, against an experienced
boxer. Mann said, “I want to take on the best and have a
benchmark from which I can improve and fine tune my training to
become even better. So for others who are out there who may not
have the best records in the world....don't worry about it. Just
keep training and learn from every fight.” In the second
women’s match, Chevelle Hallback won a six-round
unanimous decision over Britt VanBuskirk. Hallback
displayed this night her technical skills and dominated the
fight. Britt was game and hung in there until the end.
May 31, 2003
- Blue Alligator Gym, in Budapest, Hungary
Junior Flyweight Krisztina Belinszky, 107½, TKO2 Natalia
Bako, 110¼ in in a scheduled four-round junior flyweight
bout. Belinszky is now
4-3-2 (1KO), and Bako fell to 0-2-0.
May 31, 2003 - Hooters
Restaurant, Fort Worth, Texas
Vanessa Juarez won a decision over
Jasmine Tonga. This was an amateur
match on an event that
featured pros also.
May 30, 2003 - Auditorio Morelos,
Delia Lopez, of Mexico, TKO6 Gloria Rios, also of
Mexico in a scheduled 10-round junior Flyweight Mexican
Championship title. Lopez is now 5-0-1 (2KO). Rios fell to
May 29, 2003 - American Airlines
Arena Waterfront Theater, in Miami, Florida "Fight Night Series"
Patricia Martinez, Miami, now 12-1 (5KO), stopped Yahaira
Bonilla, Puerto Rico, now 2-1-1, in the second round of a
scheduled Flyweight six-round bout. In the Sun-Sentinel the
reported the following: "In the only women's bout, Miami
flyweight Patricia Martinez knocked out Yahaira Bonilla of
Puerto Rico with a straight right 1:44 into the second round.
Martinez, the 1997 national amateur champion and top-ranked
boxer in the WIBA junior-flyweight rankings, has won her past
May 29, 2003 - Auckland Boxing
Association Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand
Heavyweight Lisa-Marie Vizaniari, 218, Gold Coast,
Queensland, Australia won an eight-round unanimous decision over
Ali Dutt, 295, New Zealand, who was making her pro debut.
According to news sources, Vizaniari controlled the fight
with good technical skills. Dutt was game but out-classed.
Vizaniari remains undefeated with a 3-0-0 (2KO).
May 28, 2003 - Sacramento,
Valanna McGee, 131, of Sacramento, won a four round
unanimous decision over Nicole Beard, 138, of San
Francisco. McGee improved her record to 1-1-0 (0KO), and Beard
slipped to 1-6-0.
May 24, 2003, Wild Wings Club,
Ft. Smith, Arkansas
Cassandra Giger TKO2 Amanda Crane. Giger improves her
record to 5-1-0 (5KO). and Crane is now 0-1-0 (0KO).
May 28, 2003 - Haverhill, MA -
Lisa Kuronya, 150, won an unanimous decision over
Becky Fulton, 148, in their amateur fight. The bout was
sanctioned by USA Boxing. Congratulations to Kuronya in her
24, 2003 - Vallejo, California
Heavyweights Martha Salazar (6-1-243lbs) again used her
extreme power to defeat a game Carley Pesente
(3-6-1-220lbs) before a small crowd of 300 in Vallejo, CA. Both
sides came out throwing thunderous shots and it looked like a
rerun of their first two fights as the two fighters fought toe
to toe for most of the first round. In the second Pesente
cornered Salazar and appeared to be making a spirited effort to
finish off Martha when something clicked and Salazar rattled off
at least eight straight rights to Pesente's head. Pesente was
hurt , but finished out the round. Returning to her corner her
managers realized that it was not her night and threw in the
May 24, 2003 -
First Women’s’ English National Amateur Boxing Championships
A grey sky formed
the back drop to the large grey concrete box of a building called the
Croft Gymnasium at The Metropolitan Police College, Hendon, London, last
Saturday afternoon. Not the most salubrious
setting for a little bit of history.
Inside, 250 friends, families and supporters had gathered to
watch 15 pioneering sporty young women punch each other in pursuit of
their sporting goals.
24, 2003 - Reno, Nevada
Luz Rodriguez defeated Vaia "Vicious"
Zaganas in a six-rounder, and a rematch for the two in a scheduled
Strawweight six-rounder.. Judges scores had it 60-54 (twice) and 58-56
for Rodriguez. In their first outing, Rodriguez had won a four-rounder.
May 24, 2003 at Grosseto, Itali,
promoted by Boxe Rosanna Conti Cavini
Maria Rosa Tabusso, 115, defeated Reka Krempf,
113.5, with a
split decision over ten rounds for the EBU European Super
Flyweight Title. Correspondent:
May 24, 2003 - Cliff Anderson
Sports Hall, Georgetown, Guyana
Light Heavyweight Gwendolyn O'Neil TKO4 Margaret
Walcott for the vacant Guyanese Light Heavyweight Title;
also, Heavyweight Shelly Gibson, 235, won by a
decision over Cheryl Greaves, 265.
May 23, 2003 - Aladdin Hotel, Las
Lisa Pederson, Las Vegas, won a four-round unanimous
decision over Reiko Muruyama, Japan, (fights out of
Vegas). Pederson is now 2-1-1 (0KO), and Muruyama is 2-4-0
May 23, 2003 -Gray's Armory in
Mary Jo Sanders, Detroit, Michigan, won a
four-round unanimous decision over Terri Blair,
Louisville, Kentucky. The bout was in the Junior Welterweight
Division. One boxing fan wrote into WBAN and said, "Based upon
Mary Jo Sanders' display of boxing that night at Gray's Armory,
it's hard to believe that was only her second professional
fight. Keep an eye on this one!" Sanders remains undefeated with
a 2-0-0 (1KO) records, and Blair is now 2-4 (0KO).
May 23, 2003 -Sandia Casino,
Stephanie Jaramillo, Albuquerque TKO1 Mimi Palfy,
of Rapid City, Wyoming, in a scheduled four-round
welterweight bout. Palfy was making her pro debut.
May 23, 2003 - Lucky Star Casino
in Concho, OK
Franchesca Alcanter, Kansas City, Missouri won a
four-round majority decision over Crystal Bolles,
Springfield, Missouri. This four-rounder was originally supposed
to be only an exhibition, as Bolles was a last-minute opponent.
Alcanter is now 10-3-1 (5 KO), and Bolles is 2-6-0 (0 KO).
May 22, 2003 - HP Pavilion, in San Jose, California, and promoted
by Golden Boy Promotions
Wendy Rodriguez, 105, now 10-2-3 (1KO), defeated Anastasia Toktaulova,
104, now 9-5-0 with a split decision over six rounds of
fighting. final scoring was 58-56 (two judges) for
Rodriguez, and 56-58 for Toktaulova.
May 19, 2003 - Auditorio
Municipal, Tijuana, Mexico
Ana Maria Torres TKO8 Berenice Chavez in a
Super-Bantamweight bout. Both Torres and Chavez is from Mexico.
Torres remains undefeated with 9-0-1 (6KO). Chavez dropped
to 1-7-2 (0KO).
May 18, 2003 - Riviera Casino,
Featherweight Marsha Budde, 125, won a four-round split
decision over Lynsie MacMasters, 125. Budde
improves her record to 6-4-1 (3 KO), and MacMasters is now
May 17, 2003 - Hammond Civic
Center, in Hammond, Indiana
Kristy Follmar fought last-minute opponent ILeano
Serrano, Puerto Rico, and stopped her 1:46 in the
first round. Follmar is now 6-1-0 (6KO). Team Follmar told WBAN,
"Kristy continues to train hard, and is staying focused, so that
she is ready to compete at any time. She was motivated even
more just fighting close to home in the Region, with all of her
family and friends watching."
May 17, 2003 - City Center
Pavilion, in Reno, Nevada Canadian Tracy Stevens, now
5-4-0 (1KO), won a four-round unanimous decision over New York's
Dee Hamaguchi, now 0-4-2, in a in the strawweight
division on the undercard.
May 16, 2003 - Congres Centrum,
Den Haag, Netherlands
Anita Christensen, Denmark, won a six-round unanimous decision over
Daniela Graff, of Karlsruhe, Germany in a Bantamweight division.
Christensen remains undefeated and improved her record to
13-0-0 (6 KO), and Graff fell to 3-3-1 (1 KO).
May 16, 2003 -Sunset Station in
San Antonio, Texas
Maribel Zurita, 112.5, San Antonio, won a four-round
unanimous decision over Jay Vega, 111.5, Austin.
Zurita improves her record to 5-4-1 (0 KO). Vega is now 6-2-0 (1
May 16, 2003 - DeltaPlex, Grand
Jennifer Salinas won a four-round unanimous decision over
Nicole Beard, San Francisco. Salinas was making her pro
debut. Final judges scores were 40-36,40-36,and 39-38.
Salinas is now 1-0-0 (1KO), and Beard 1-5-0 (0KO).
May 15, 2003 - Hand Equestrina
Centre, Clevedon, England
Jane Couch, of Fleetwood, England, defeated Larisa Berezenko of the
Ukraine on points in a competitive fight. Berezenko had all the
awkwardness of an experienced kick-boxer. Couch showed the more
polished skills and held on to a quickly established lead to win
by 78-75 points despite a last round onslaught by tough girl Larisa. It was a competitive contest enjoyed by a good
crowd who showed their appreciation of both boxers with loud
applause. Couch is now 20-4-0 (8 KO).
May 15, 2003, Private Show,
Promoted by Golden Boy Promotions
Lorri Aguilera, 118 1/4, had a four-round majority
draw with Kimberly Reed, 123 1/4. Aguilera was
making her pro debut.
May 13, 2003 - Farmer's Market, Oklahoma City,
Stephanie Dobbs, 108, TKO'd Nikki Verbeck,
106, in the second
round. Dobbs has remained very busy this year with the fight
last night being her seventh bout! Dobbs is now 7-7-2
(5KO). Verbeck is now 0-4-0.
May 11, 2003
- Blue Alligator Gym, in Budapest, Hungary
Réka Krempf, won a four-round decision over Éva
Fenyvesi in a super-flyweight bout on the undercard. Both
Krempf and Fenvvesi are from Esztergom, Hungary. Krempf
improves her record to 5-4-2-(1KO), and Fenvvesi is now 1-3-0
11-12, 2003 Pecs, Hungary at the Amateur European Championship
(MAY 13) The latest update from Pecs, Hungary at the Amateur
European Championship. In what is the first time for the
Italian team to participate, on May 11, Norwegian Henriette
B. Kitel defeated Antonella Bellandi, Italy, (10-18)
in cat. - 57kg. One month ago Bellandi had defeated Kitel in the
Torneo Italia. On May 12, - Marzia Davide defeated
Turkish Aygun Seda Duygu (11 - 7) in cat. - 54kg. Marzia,
22 years old, last year became vice world champion. Marzia is in
semifinal (bronze medal). She is the first Italian woman to win
an European medal ... but we hope in a gold!
May 10, 2003 - Komarno,
Agnesa Vidova, Slovakia won a six-round decision in the
junior featherweight division, over Edyta Olewniczak
of Poland. Vidova is improved her record to 4-4-0. Olewniczak fell to 10-1-0 (5 KO).
May 10, 2003
- City Sports Hall, Miskolc, Hungary promoted by: Felix RACZ by
Victoria Milo, 111, won a unanimous decision in a ten
round WIBF-GBU flyweight world title fight over Renate
Vesecka, 111.5, in a rematch. Final score 98-92;
2003 - Rio Grande, Tierra del Fuego, in Argentina
Super Bantamweight Marcela Acuña TKO5 Ana Davila
May 10, 2003
- Het Kuipke - Citadelpark, Belgium
Junior Welterweight Nathalie Toro won a six-round
unanimous decision over Zelda Tekin.
May 10, 2003
- Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, in Stuttgart, Germany
Daisy Lang won a majority decision in a 10-round GBU
Super-Bantamweight Title fight over Silke Weickenmeier in
a rematch for the two. In what was considered a controversial
decision, the final judging was 95-95 (draw), 96-94 (Lang),
96-94 (Lang). What was to be televised on ZDF, ended up showing
only the first two rounds and the last round. Of what was shown
there was a lot of in-close fighting and holding. Both boxers
had apparently received a cut from accidental headbutts. Daisy
had a swollen nose, and Silke had a cut above her left eye. Lang
is now 17-1-1 (6KO), and Silke is now 14-4-3 (0KO).
May 10, 2003 - Memorial Hall in
Cassandra Giger, Fayetteville, Arkansas, TKO3 Jodi
Hammock in a scheduled four-round super-middleweight bout.
Giger improved her record to 4-1-0 (4KO).
May 10, 2003
- DC Armory, on the "Captial Explosion II" card, in Washington,
DC Report By Longjab
Trish "TNT" Hill, 125, of Kennesaw, GA., won a four-round
unanimous decision over Lakeysha "Total Package" Williams,
123, on the undercard, fighting in a four-round featherweight
bout. Reported by Longjab - ringside
May 9, 2003
- Sports Arena, in San Diego, California, and promoted by Golden
Mary Lehman, 118 1/4, won a four-round unanimous
decision over Rita
Valentini, 118 1/4, in a rematch. The first
time these two fought was January 31, 2003, which resulted in a
majority decision. In this fight it was considered
by many to be the
“fight of the night” and was a toe-to-toe battle
between these two. Unlike the first time Lehman fought
Rita, where Rita used her movement and boxing skills---this time
around she came to brawl! In the opening round, Rita came in rushing at Lehman rocked Lehman.
but Lehman had a answer to Rita's attack and came out the
winner. Final Scoring was 40-36, 40-36, 39-37. Lehman is now
5-0-0, and Rita fell to 2-3.
TKO'd Gloria Hankins, a boxer making her pro debut and
displayed little skills.... Valenciana moved her record to
4-0-0. AND in another women's bout,
Nevada, Lisa Pederson picks up her first win as a pro
when she wins by a four-round unanimous decision over Jessica Mohs.
Pederson improved her record to 1-1-1, and Mohs is now 5-9-0
May 9, 2003 -Lakeside Casino and
Resort, Osceola, Iowa
Christy "The Coal Miner's Daughter" Martin fought a
six-round exhibition with Ragan Pudwill, Mandan, North
Dakota who is 3-9-0 (0 KO).
May 9, 2003 - Dennis Wicker Civic
Center in Sanford, North Carolina
Carrie Flock, 149, won a four-round controversial split
decision over Dana Dalton, 151. All judges scored
the fight 39-37, and when the decision was read the crowd boo'd
the decision. Even though Dalton's team felt that they had
won the fight, Dana said in a post fight comment, "I didn't do
enough to win the fight in two of the judges opinion so I will
train harder and there will be a rematch." Bonnie Mann,
a pro boxer who was at the fight, said that the crowd went
"crazy" during the women's bout. Mann went on to say,
"Carrie showed good technical boxing skill while Dana was the
initial aggressor coming straight from the corner to Carrie's
corner and started to brawl right away which seemed to be
uncomfortable for Carrie. Carrie settled down and began to box
and from there the two had many excellent exchanges throughout
the fight. At the end of their fight the crowd was
standing!" Flock is now 4-1-0, and Dalton is 1-2-0 (1KO).
Lastly, it looks like North Carolina has officially adopted two
minute rounds for women.
May 8, 2003 - Phoenician in
Sunshine Fettkether stopped Kitty "Bad Kitty" pugh
22 seconds into the fifth round. News sources
reported that Pugh was dazed "repeatedly." Pugh came
into the fight with an undefeated record, and is now 3-1-0.
May 8, 2003 - Adam's Mark Hotel - Black Tie Charity Fight Night
- Tulsa, Oklahoma
Franchesca Alcanter won a controversial four-round
majority decision over Mercedes Mercury. According to
WBAN's insider Franchesca got off to a slow start and was not
how to tackle her first southpaw. Mercedes came out ready to
fight throwing only 1-2 combinations. Alcanter was the aggressor
throwing to the body but not able to work her jab well but
connecting with hard straight rights left hooks and over hand
rights and left hooks.
2003 - The Cannery, Las Vegas, Nevada
With 1,737 in attendance, In a scheduled four-round
super-featherweight bout on the undercard, Blanca Luna
won a close four-round majority decision over Jackie Nava.
Judges scoring, 38-38, 39-37, 39-37. Luna is improved her record
to 4-1-0 (0KO). Nava is now 2-1-0 (1KO).
May 4, 2003 - Trump 29 Casino, in Coachella, California
Bridgett “Baby Doll” Riley, a Five-Time Kickboxing World Champion,
Former Boxing Bantamweight World Champion, ranked #7 to #4 in the world in
three prominent federations, sporting a 14-3-0
record, fought Nicole Gallegos, who came into the
fight with a 0-2-1 (unverified 1-2-1) record. Riley stopped Gallegos :58
in the third round.
2003 - Eagles Club, Wisconsin -Amateurs
In the finals of the Wisconsin Golden Gloves Tournament, in the
only women's bout, 2002 world champion and WBAN's past
Fighter of the month Naquana Smalls of the Peshtigo
Boxing Club beat Melinda Torres of the North Shore Boxing
Club at 138 pounds.
2003 - Foxwoods Resort Casino, in Mashantucket, CT,
Missy "The Fury" Fiorentino of Cranston, Rhode Island, won
by a unanimous decision over Brenda Bell Drexel of San
Marcos, Texas in a four-round junior welterweight bout. All
Score cards 40-36. Fiorentino is now 6-0 with 4 KO s. Bell
Drexel is 5-18-2.