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Friday, March 13 –

Bosques Suffers Upset at Home

Bantamweight Noemi Bosques (8-2-2, 2 KOs) took defeat in a 6 round entertaining bout in Tampa against Nydia Feliciano (8-6-3, 0 KOs).

Putting up a solid fight, Bosques did not get enough points from the judges. Feliciano earns the split decision victory.

“I didn’t get the W tonight and I’m OK with that. Respect to Nydia E. Feliciano and her coach.”

Noemi Bosques showing true sportsmanship, via Facebook

Alcivar Earns Victory Number 8

In New York on the ShoBox Undercard, Patricia Alcivar (8-3-1, 3 KOs) wins a clear one-sided matchup over Peggy Maerz (2-7-1, 0 KOs). Scores: 60-54, 59-55, 59-55.

Saturday, March 14 –

Rivas Retains her WBC Bantamweight Title

Yazmin Rivas (32-8, 9 KOs) keeps tabs of her WBC crown in a Unanimous Decision win over Celina Salazar (6-2-2, 1 KO) in Mexico. Scores: 100-90. 99-91, 98-92.

Fulioka Snatches up WBC International Title from Juarez

From Mexico, Mariana Juarez (40-8-3, 17 KOs) put her WBC strap on the line against a rebounding Naoko Fujioka (13-1, 6 KOs). Following her championship loss to Susi Kentikian in November (her sole blemish on her record), Fujioka pressed non-stop to get inside and deliver shot inside of the taller Juarez. The inside game seemed to pay off as the judges scored the match a split decision in favor of the challenger. Scores: 97-93, 98-93, 94-96.




Upcoming Bouts:

Friday, March 20 –

UBF Trifecta of World Championships from Baltimore, MD

Tori Nelson (13-0-3, 1 KO) moves up a division to face Kita Watkins (7-11, 1 KO) for the vacant UBF World Super Welterweight title.

Tyrieshia Douglas (8-0, 3 KOs) drops weight to battle Maria Suarez (9-1-1, 0 KOs) for the vacant UBF World Flyweight title.

Jennifer Salinas (15-3, 4 KOs) and Angel Gladney (8-10-1, 6 KOs) square off for the vacant UBF World Super Featherweight title.

Saturday, March 21 –

Ibeth Zamora Silva (21-5, 8 KO) defends her WBC Light Flyweight title against Suri Tapia (1-4, 2 KOs) down in Mexico.

Friday, March 27 –

WBC Featherweight Champion of the World, Jelena Mrdjenovich (34-9-1, 18 KOs) travels to Panama to defend her crown against Francia Bravo (19-4-2, 3 KOs).

Kristin Gearhart (3-0-1, 1 KO) is set to take the ring for her 5th career bout in Chicago. Opponent is TBA. #theBIZ #WomenofBoxing will be ringside.

Saturday, March 28 –

UBF Lightweight Champion of the World, Cindy Serrano (22-5-2, 10 KOs), faces Fatuma Zarika (24-9-1, 14 KOs) in a non-title bout in New York.


Jay Kemp, #NextGenChamp

Northwest Chicago Suburb native that has a knack for development of sports. Sports is my life, from youth to professional levels. I make things happen! I AM GOLDEN! Sports BIZness specialties include marketable presentation, public relations, sponsorship acquisition and retention, up-to-date marketing strategies, charitable projects and how they translate into positive public image. In addition to boxing, I am a nationally certified coach in the sports of lacrosse, soccer, and wrestling, with ties to many other sports. Telephone: 224-627-3777

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