November 30, 2003-Tokyo, Japan
Emiko Raika of Japan won a ten-round majority decision
over Australian Sharon Anyos, and retained her WIBA
Featherweight title. Raiko improved her record to 9-1-1 (4KO),
and Anyos is now 6-3-0 (1KO). Also on the card,
Yumi Yashima of Japan had a 10-round draw with
Kazumi Izaka. Yumi and Kazumi were fighting for the
Japan Flyweight Title at 112 lbs. AND LASTLY, on the undercard, Toshie Suga,
now 2-0-1 (1KO), had a four-round draw with Rie
Fujimoto, 1-0-1 (1KO).
November 29, 2003 - Hyatt
Hotel, in Monterey, California, on the "Riot at the Hyatt"
(Exclusive Photo Gallery on
WBAN Members Records Site, Gallery #125)
In the semi-Main Event, Flyweights Carina Moreno,
110.5, of Watsonville, California stopped Michelle Gatewood,
107.5, now 1-2-0 (1KO), of Spokane, Washington,
57 seconds of the third round. WBAN's correspondent Jesus
Sanchez reported, "This bout was all Moreno as Carina gave
Michelle no real opportunity to do any damage. Carina's ring
movement and combinations were too much for Gatewood. There
were no knockdowns but the referee, acting on the advice of
the doctor between rounds, stopped this bout 57 seconds into
round three. Carina stays undefeated and moves to 3-0 with 2
November 29, 2003 - Barbados at
the Sir Garfield Sobers Sports Complex
Stephaney George, of Guyana, won an unanimous decision
over Makana Assoon, of Trinidad in a scheduled
four-round Bantamweight bout. Also, Gwendolyn Oneil,
of Guyana, TKO3 Krystal Lessie of Trinidad in a
four-round heavyweight bout.
November 29, 2003 - Avezano,
Sonia De Biase, 48,6kg, successfully defended her
European (EBU) title when she won by a TKO2 over
Hungarian GBU champion Judit Palacian, 48,4kg.
November 28, 2003 - Radisson
Hotel, in Sacramento, California, promoted by Don Chargin
Local boxers, Valanna McGee, 134 (4-2), won a unanimous
four-round decision over Sosadea Razo, 135 (1-4), of
Santa Rosa. McGee was originally supposed to fight against
November 28, 2003 - Southport
RSL Club, Southport, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia
Lightweights Kina Malpatida, 133 1/4, of Australia,
TKO2 Sharon Bischoff, 135 3/4.
November 28, 2003- Gomez
Jazmin Rivas won a split decision over Lina Ramirez,
Guasave, Mexico, in a scheduled six-round junior featherweight
November 25, 2003 - Pepsi
Coliseum, Indiana State Fairgrounds, Indiana
Kristy Follmar, now 9-1, 126 lb., made history in
Indiana, when she won the first women's NABC (North American
Boxing Council) featherweight title bout held in that State.
Follmar won an unanimous decision over Shelby Walker,
now 6-3-1, 126 lbs., in what was reported as a "hard-fought"
bout. Both Follmar and Walker reign out of Indiana. In
attendance was Christy "The Coal miner's Daughter" Martin.
November 22, 2003 - Caesars Tahoe, Stateline, Nevada
The current IFBA Minimumweight Champion Vicious Vaia
Zaganas, 14-2, 6 KO's won over Sarah Goodson, 8-14, 2 KO.
November 22, 2003 - Reliant
Park, Houston, Texas
Not televised on Showtime - Promoted by: Don Chargin
Yvonne Chavez, 114 3/4, of New Mexico TKO3 Gracie Olivarez,
November 22, 2003 -Cosmic
Gym, Marabella, Trinidad- Tobago
Pro debuter Tiana Sosa-Saney, of Trinidad won a
four-round unanimous decision over winless Krystal Lessie
in a scheduled four-round light-heavyweight bout. Also,
another pro debuter Bantamweights Jamila Jones won a
four-round unanimous decision over Makanna Assoon. Both
Jones and Assoon are from Trinidad.
November 22, 2003 - Kings Hall,
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Junior Welterweights Agnieszka Rylik, Poland, now
14-1-0, won a six-round unanimous decision over Borislava
Goranova of Bulgaria. According to SundayLife.com,
the Rylik fight was the first on the card, with the hall just
filling in with boxing fans. Final judges scoring was
November 21, 2003 - Club Ibiza,
Jacqueline Nava, Tijuana, México, TKO2 Miriam
Rosario, México City, México, in a scheduled
four-round junior lightweight division. Nava
improved her record to 3-1-0 (2KO), and Rosario is now 1-4-0
November 21, 2003 -
Corporales, in Denver, Colorado Super bantamweight and
local boxer from Denver, Elisha Olivas won a four-round
unanimous decision over Sher Noah of Ft. Collins,
Colorado; Mercedes Mercury UD4 Martha
Orozco; and Evangelina Abeyta TKO1 Amy Hughes.
November 20, 2003, Hisar
- Asian Women's Boxing Championship -
According to the Hindu News, four Indian boxers advanced
to the semifinals on this date. In the 50-kg category,
Meena Kumari defeated Jan Kumari of Sri Lanka to
advance to the medal round. The Sri Lankan struggled to
counter the strong punches from the Indian and lost in a
Referee Stopped Contest (RSC) verdict India scored a similar
RSC win the 48-kg class when Kanak Durga eliminated
Chou Hsui Chen of Taipei. In the 57-kg category, Aswathy
defeated S Karunarjne of Sri Lanka with another RSC
verdict. The fourth Indian boxer to advance to the
semifinal was Asha Rani who battered Sri Lanka's M
Susanjhi in the 60-kg class. Two other Indians went out in
the quarterfinals in the 70 and 86-kg class. In
the 70-kg class, K Kaur lost to K M Choi Ok
while Renu lost to China's Wang Yanan in the
November 18, 2003, Memorial
Coliseum, Corpus Christi, Texas
Ninfa Herrera, had a four-round majority draw
with San Antonio's Terrie Carrillo. Herrera, the
first woman from Corpus Christi to box professional told news
sources that she was happy with any decision the judges make.
November 15, 2003 -Trend Event
Bettina Csabi of Hungary won by TKO5 over Rumanian
Simone Suciu in a six-round bantamweight bout. Jolly Dee
reported, "Dr. Bettina Csabi had a six-round bout against
Simone Suciu from Romania. Several boxing fans and experts
were worried about Bettina because she has had a bout of
pneumonia for a while and she was boxing with her sickness
because she did not want to get this match cancelled.
Fortunately, her boxing performance showed no doubt because
she did a really great job in the ring. Each round was won by
her. In addition Bettina won the 4th round with 2 points
because the Romanian was warned. In the 5th round Suicu's
trainer had to give up the fight, (throw in the towel) since
the Romanian boxer's nose had got broken and started to bleed.
The official result is TKO in the 5th round."Also in Main
Event, Esther Schouten won by close split decision over
Alicia "slick" Ashley of USA, and retained her WIBF
Super Bantamweight Title. JollyDee of Hungary
covered this fight ringside and there is a photo gallery on
this event, on the WBAN Records Member site,
Gallery #123 Over
November 15, 2003 - Boynton
beach, Club Ovation, Hollywood, Florida
Pro debuter T.Austin Reed, 134.5, Hollywood, Florida,
won a four-round unanimous decision over Miriam Bazile,
in the 135 lb. division. Reed has been boxing for a year
and one-half, and has no amateur experience. Reed is now
November 15, 2003 - Greenwood
Cultural Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Satchiyo Shibata (The ISKA 108lb Kickboxing Champion)
stopped Stephanie Dobbs 1:44 of the 4th Round from an
accumulation of punches. There were no knockdowns.
November 15, 2003 - Frank
Cochran Center, Meridian, Mississippi
Pro Debuter Dana Kendrick, Hattiesburg, 1:48 TKO1 over
Marla Roberson, Tupelo, Mississippi, also making her
pro debut, in a scheduled
four-round junior featherweight bout.
November 15, 2003 -
In a big upset, Super Flyweight Galina Ivanova,
114¾, of Sofia, Bulgaria, won a ten-round unanimous decision
over Daisy Lang 114¾.
Daisy Lang fights out of Germany but she is also Bulgarian, so
the title remain in Bulgarian hands. Final judges
scoring, 96-94, 99-91,and
Ivanova is the new WIBF Super Flyweight champion.
November 15, 2003 -Centre for
Entertainment, Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Jo-Anne Brooks, 150, Winnipeg, Manitoba won
a four-round unanimous decision over Leona Richardson,
146, Mississauga, Ontario, in a scheduled four round
junior middleweight bout. Final judges scores were 39-37 on
all cards. WBAN had ringside coverage of this event
by Durell Wambolt and on the WBAN Records Member's site there
is an photo gallery of this bout-
November 15, 2003 - Treasure
Bay Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi
Pro debuters Tiffany Ibanez, of Gulfport,
Mississippi and Sandra Magee had a draw in a scheduled
four-round Junior Lightweight bout.
November 14, 2003 -Quiet
Cannon, Montebello, CA
At the Quiet Cannon in Montebello, California, at
the "end of the year" dinner show. Erin Toughill, won a
four-round unanimous decision over pro debuter Kulei
Kupihea. The two fought in the 160-lb division. Toughill
is now 4-1-1, and Kupihea is 0-1-0.
November 14, 2003 -Farmer's
Market, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Hollie Dunaway, of Ft. Smith, Arkansas, TKO4 Kathy Garman.
November 14, 2003 -
610 Arena, Houston, Texas
Heavyweight Monica McGowan TKO1 Lisa McFarland.
November 14, 2003 - A La Carte
Welterweight Patricia Demick won a four-round unanimous
decision over Cimberly Harris.
November 14, 2003 - Levallois,
Myriam Lamare of France stopped Laura Stefanescu
in the first round for a technical knockout. The two were
fighting for a European Lightweight Title.
November 13, 2003 - Glen Burnie,
Cindy Serrano, now 2-0-0,
stopped her opponent, Kathy Rodriguez, now 0-2-0, in
the second round with a technical knockout (TKO).
November 13, 2003 - Fort
Cheyenne Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
In front of sparse crowd, Marischa Sjauw fought a
four-rounder against Kelly Whaley. Sjauw won by a
November 12, 2003 -Ameristar
Casino in Kansas City, Missouri
Junior featherweight Mary Ortega, 121, Kansas
City, won a six-round unanimous decision over Liz
Drew, 130, in a rematch for the two.
November 8, 2003 - Portland,
Maine - USA Boxing - Amateur
Lisa Kuronya, 149, won a three-round unanimous
decision over Jayme Dennis, 148, in an
Welterweight amateur bout. Sanctioned by USA Boxing, promoter
of event Bobby Russo.
November 7,8, 2003 - Lackland Air Force Base - Air Force
Boxing Championships, Texas
As quoted from AirForce Link: "The
lone female at training camp, Staff Sgt. Charmaine
Carrington, from Eglin AFB, defeated San Fernando Boxing
Club’s Elizabeth Villareal, 5-0. Carrington, (13-2)
entered the bout as the nation’s No. 1 ranked women’s amateur
in the 141-pound class. But, she wants to improve when she
goes for her second straight armed forces gold. “I can
box a lot smarter and cleaner,” the Hayward, Calif., native
said. “(Villareal) fought hard, but I’m a lot better than
that. I’ll have to watch the tape.”
November 8, 2003 -
Cricket Arena, in Charlotte, North Carolina
Bonnie Mann, 150, won a four-round decision over Carrie Flock, 153.
According to WBAN's insider the fight was an action-packed
November 8, 2003 - Seven
Eliza Olson won a unanimous decision over Lisa
Holewyne in the 140-lb junior welterweight division with
final scoring of 59-55, 58-56, and 60-55. According to Mike
Blair who was ringside, there were a number of good
bouts on the card that included the women's bout that he said
was "quite good." Blair reported that Olson moved very
well in the ring, and that she is quick. Lisa was looking for
that one "big" punch, while she caught Olson with a few, Olson
was quick enough to keep the punches from accumulating. Olson
was not afraid to fight inside against the taller Holewyne,
with Holewyne utilizing her upper cut.
November 7, 2003 - Tuscany
Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada - Promoted by Richard Steele
Khurel Gerelgazav won a four-round majority
decision over Sher Noah. Judges scoring was 39-37,
39-37, and 38-38.
November 7, 2003 Desert Diamond
Casino, Tucson, Arizona, and on ESPN2 "Friday Night Fights"
Elena "Baby Doll" Reid fought to a four-round split draw
with Johanna Pena-Alvarez. The final scoring was 39-37
for Reid, 39-37 for Pena, and 38-38 for the two. WBAN will have a
fight photo gallery posted soon on the members site. Dale
Gallery #120 on WBAN Member's Site!
November 6, 2003 - HP Pavillion,
in San Jose, California, promoted by Silicon Valley Sports &
Entertainment (SVS&E) and Golden Boy Promotions
Kelsey "The Road Warrior" Jeffries of Gilroy,
California, retained her IFBA World Featherweight belt when
she defeated Kelli Cofer of Ohio, with a unanimous
decision. Final judges scoring was 98-92, 98-92, and 97-93.
According to the Hollister Free lance News, Cofer was taller,
giving her the reach advantage, but that Jeffries was the
faster of the bout. This was the third successful defense of
Jeffries IFBA belt defense. Jeffries said of the fight,
"“I caught her with some good hooks and I could tell she
wanted to go down, but she kept holding and I couldn’t get my
distance on her." Huge
Hot Photo Gallery #119 on WBAN Member's Site
November 6, 2003 -Houston
Ballroom in Houston, Texas
Michele Nielsen, 133, Houston, won a four-round
majority decision over Janae Romero, 135, Denver,
Colorado. Nielsen improved her record to is 8-3-1 (2 KO).
Romero is now 4-4-1 (2 KO). Also on this card, Morgan
McCarly, 150.5, Rosenburg, Texas, TKO1 pro debuter
Nicole Barnett, 157, Crossett, Arkansas.
November 6, 2003 -
Maria Jesus Rosa
won by a 10 round unanimous decision over United States
Terri "Too Tuff" Moss. for the WIBF flyweight belt.
According to a local news source, Rosa dominated the bout, and
that at times Moss was barely hanging into the match and that
in the eighth round Moss came close to "kissing the canvas."
It was reported that Rosa is the first to be crowned a
champion of the world in Spain. (This is a report from Spain,
and WBAN does not know how accurate it would be coming from
the same country as their champion.
November 6, 2003 - Celebrity
Theatre, Phoenix, Arizona
Blanca Luna had a split draw with Jessica Mohs of
Arizona at the Celebrity Theatre, in Phoenix, Arizona.
Final judges scoring was 39-37 for Luna, 38-37 for Mohs, and
38-38 draw. Sunshine Fettkether was also supposed to be on
tonight's card, but her opponent Fredia Gibbs pulled out after
receiving an injury. Dale Hausner
is covering this event
Photo Gallery #121 on WBAN Member's Site
November 4, 2003 - Maryland
At the Martins West Ballroom and banquet center, Woodlawn,
Maryland, Vaia "Vicious" Zaganas, 104 1/4,
won a six-round unanimous decision over Dee Hamaguchi, 107 lbs.
Final judges scoring was 59-55, 59-55, and 59-56.
Report by LongJab:
For those of you ‘local yokels’
who were disappointed when USA Tuesday Night Fights had
discontinued, take heart. A series of Tuesday Night Fight
cards just began at Martin’s West this evening before a large
enthusiastic crowd within the main ballroom. A six-fight card
featured some up and coming local talent as well as some from
the region, plus there was a special attraction that really
liven up the crowd when two lovely ladies ‘rumbled’ in what
seemed to be a nonstop six round bout where the two
pugilests went at each other like two Energizer® bunnies
who kept going and going. ‘Vicious’ Vaia Zaganas,
(104.25) coming all the way from Las Vegas, Nevada
and Dee Hamaguchi, (106.25) from New York, the
‘Big Apple’, provided a fast-paced example that the rest of
the card participants seemed to follow. In the fourth bout of
the evening, Zaganas and Hamaguchi battled for six rounds in
what seemed to be a rather heated exchange at times with
Zaganas, the defending IFBA Straw weight Champion, winning the
decision unanimously by the scores of 59-56, and 59-55 in two
judges’ views. Both ladies came to fight and fight they did.
They each won a great deal of respect from the audience.
Hamaguchi showed great heart in a losing effort. Zaganas will
be fighting here in future events. With the win, Zaganas
advances her record to13-2-0 with 6 wins coming by way of
knockout. Hamaguchi, who has fought some pretty tough
competition in her first eight fights, drops to 1-5-2.
November 1, 2003 - Greensboro,
Ann Marie Saccurato, of New York, TKO2
Bonnie Wherry in a scheduled four-rounder. Cheryl
Nance was the promoter of this event. Saccurato improved
her record to 5-0-1 (3KO), and Wherry is now 3-5-0 (2 KO).
November 1, 2003 - Georgetown,
Heavyweights Cheryl Greaves, Guyana, won a
four-round unanimous decision over Krystal Lessie,
Trinidad. Also, Heavyweight Geraldine Cox won a four-round
unanimous decision over Pamela London in a rematch.