Tag Archives: Laila Ali

Honoring Cecilia Braekhus Isn’t ‘Politically Correct,’ It’s just the Right Thing

Cecilia Braekhus, receives the initial Christy Martin Award from the award’s namesake this Friday night at the 93rd annual Boxing Writers Association of America

A Short History of Boxing at the Turning Stone Resort Casino

On Saturday, boxing returns to the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY, when WBO 154-pound champion Sadam Ali defends his belt against undefeated

Henry Armstrong Enters the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame; a Curious Pick

Last month, the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame unveiled the names of the inductees in the Class of 2018. The newcomers will be formally enshrined at a gala banquet on Saturday

Big News on the Female Fight Front, Orozco Returns and More

If you followed the arc of women’s boxing it’s easy to trace because of television. Basically female prizefighting has been nonexistent on TV.

Not since Laila Ali was the main event against Christy

Cecilia Braekhus Shatters Another Glass Ceiling (Excerpt)

She is fighting to shatter that figurative glass ceiling, the one that long has kept boxers with two X chromosomes from gaining

Women’s Boxing News at Theprizefighters.com

Womens Boxing News – Laila Ali, the daughter of Muhammad Ali, was among five athletes honored on Monday evening, Nov. 29, […]